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Tuesday February 20, 2018 11:01 AM

In pictures: Pohela Falgun heralds the arrival of colours

  • Published at 01:33 PM February 13, 2018
  • Last updated at 10:02 PM February 13, 2018
  • Men and women gather at the Bakultola to sing along the timeless melodies | Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

  • Men and women gather at the Bakultola to sing along the timeless melodies | Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

  • People celebrated the day by singing songs, reciting poems and dancing | Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

  • Audiences enjoyed and experienced the traditions, cultural expressions and artistry through stunning performances | Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

  • Soulful poetry and bedazzling dance performances continue throughout the day | Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

  • To mark the end of mundane 'Magh' and a bleak winter, artists express their unison in gatherings | Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

  • Spring brings colours to the old and the young alike. The photo was taken from the flower market at Shaheb Bazar in Rajshahi city|| Dhaka Tribune

  • Three girls in a selfie mood at the premises of the Fine Arts Faculty, Rajshahi University|| Dhaka Tribune

Women are dressed in “bashonti” (yellow or orange) colored sarees with floral ornaments

Falgun is the eleventh month in the Bengali calendar and the first month of the season, Spring, the king of all the six seasons that brings back warm sunshine, budding flowers and dancing of birds.

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