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In pictures: Pohela Boishakh celebrations in Dhaka

  • Published at 03:04 PM April 14, 2017
  • Last updated at 10:31 AM April 15, 2017
  • Artists perform at a programme organised by a private TV channel welcoming Pohela Boishakh at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center on April 14, 2017. MEHEDI HASAN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

    Pohela Boishakh

    Artists perform at a programme organised by a private TV channel welcoming Pohela Boishakh at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center on April 14, 2017. MEHEDI HASAN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

  • A singer performs at a programme organised by a private TV channel welcoming Pohela Boishakh at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center on April 14, 2017. MEHEDI HASAN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

    Pohela Boishakh

    A singer performs at a programme organised by a private TV channel welcoming Pohela Boishakh at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center on April 14, 2017. MEHEDI HASAN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

  • Thousands of people take part in the annual Mongol Shobhajatra procession on the Dhaka University campus welcoming Pohela Boishakh on April 14, 2017 MEHEDI HASAN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

    Pohela Boishakh

    Thousands of people take part in the annual Mongol Shobhajatra procession on the Dhaka University campus welcoming Pohela Boishakh on April 14, 2017 MEHEDI HASAN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

  • Pohela Boishakh

    Pohela Boishakh

    A woman takes a selfie at the Mongol Shobhajatra, organised by the Faculty of Fine Arts, on the Dhaka University campus to welcome the new Bangla year on April 14, 2017. SYED ZAKIR HOSSAIN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

  • Artists perform at a programme organised by a private TV channel welcoming Pohela Boishakh at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center on April 14, 2017. MEHEDI HASAN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

    Pohela Boishakh

    Artists perform at a programme organised by a private TV channel welcoming Pohela Boishakh at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center on April 14, 2017. MEHEDI HASAN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

  • Chhayanaut artists perform at Ramna Batamul to welcome Pohela Boishakh on April 14, 2017. The cultural organisation has been organising Pohela Boishakh celebrations since 1967. . SYED ZAKI HOSSAIN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

    Pohela Boishakh

    Chhayanaut artists perform at Ramna Batamul to welcome Pohela Boishakh on April 14, 2017. The cultural organisation has been organising Pohela Boishakh celebrations since 1967. . SYED ZAKIR HOSSAIN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

  • Unesco's recognition of the Mongol Shobhajatra as an Intangible Cultural Heritage added more colour to the procession. . SYED ZAKI HOSSAIN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

    Pohela Boishakh

    Unesco's recognition of the Mongol Shobhajatra as an Intangible Cultural Heritage added more colour to the procession. . SYED ZAKIR HOSSAIN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

  • Pohela Boishakh

    Pohela Boishakh

    Artists perform at a programme organised by a private TV channel welcoming Pohela Boishakh at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center on April 14, 2017. MEHEDI HASAN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

  • Thousands of people from all walks of life take part in the Mongol Shobhajatra procession on the Dhaka University Campus on April 14, 2017. The Faculty Fine Arts has been organising the colourful procession since 1989. . SYED ZAKI HOSSAIN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

    Pohela Boishakh

    Thousands of people from all walks of life take part in the Mongol Shobhajatra procession on the Dhaka University Campus on April 14, 2017. The Faculty Fine Arts has been organising the colourful procession since 1989. . SYED ZAKIR HOSSAIN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

  • This year the Mongol Shobhajatra procession called for denouncing militancy. . SYED ZAKI HOSSAIN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

    Pohela Boishakh

    This year the Mongol Shobhajatra procession called for denouncing militancy. . SYED ZAKIR HOSSAIN/DHAKA TRIBUNE

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