DU prepares for Bangla New Year

  • Students prepare for the Mangal Shobhajatra at the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students prepare for the Mangal Shobhajatra at the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A student paints paper birds for the Mangal Shobhajatra at the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A student paints paper birds for the Mangal Shobhajatra at the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Toy horses and birds are made for the Mangal Shobhajatra at the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Toy horses and birds are made for the Mangal Shobhajatra at the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Students prepare for the Mangal Shobhajatra at the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students prepare for the Mangal Shobhajatra at the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A student paints paper birds for the Mangal Shobhajatra at the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A student paints paper birds for the Mangal Shobhajatra at the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Students make paper birds to sell at stalls set up by the gate to the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus on the Bangla New Year. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students make paper birds to sell at stalls set up by the gate to the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus on the Bangla New Year. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Masks are being prepared for the Mangal Shobhajatra at the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Masks are being prepared for the Mangal Shobhajatra at the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Toy horses and birds are made for the Mangal Shobhajatra at the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Toy horses and birds are made for the Mangal Shobhajatra at the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Toy horses and birds are made for the Mangal Shobhajatra at the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Toy horses and birds are made for the Mangal Shobhajatra at the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Students from the Dhaka University Institute of Fine Arts prepare masks for the Mangal Shobhajatra. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students from the Dhaka University Institute of Fine Arts prepare masks for the Mangal Shobhajatra. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The traditional Mangal Shobhajatra on Bangla New Year has been cancelled for the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but a drop in cases means this year will be different. Preparations for the event are proceeding at full steam at the Institute of Fine Arts premises on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The traditional Mangal Shobhajatra on Bangla New Year has been cancelled for the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but a drop in cases means this year will be different. Preparations for the event are proceeding at full steam at the Institute of Fine Arts premises on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The traditional Mangal Shobhajatra on Bangla New Year has been cancelled for the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But now that cases have dipped in Bangladesh, the old festive atmosphere has returned to the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The traditional Mangal Shobhajatra on Bangla New Year has been cancelled for the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But now that cases have dipped in Bangladesh, the old festive atmosphere has returned to the Institute of Fine Arts on the Dhaka University campus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi