1989/ 1396 (Bangla Year)
Art Work: Tarun Ghosh
Poster Design: Nurul Haque Minu Slogan: Botsorer Shob Aborjona Dur Hoye Jak (Let the vice of this year be cleansed) Description: A folk art of Royal Bengal Tiger which symbolises our national pride in vibrant colour on black background expresses a cultural protest against military dictatorship as well as celebration of Bangali cultural heritage. Inspired by faculty members, only fifty students of the Fine Arts Faculty of Dhaka University worked day and night to bring out the first Mongol Shobhajatra (Anondo Shobhajatra) to celebrate the first day of Bangla year.
1990/ 1397 (Bangla Year) Poster and Design: Muhammad Khasru Slogan: Dur Hok Shokol Okollyan Esho Gahi Mongoler Joyogaan (Let all malevolence be ended, lets sing a song for peace and harmony) Description: Masks in a solid background and slogan in red and white colour made a call to mass join at the procession for peace and harmony. This year was when the procession was first called “Mongol Shobhajatra.” Bangladeshi journalist and cultural activist Wahidul Haque, and Bangladeshi artist and language movement activist Imdad Hossain proposed this slogan from Tagor’s writings. Bangladesh Charushilpi Shangshad took part with students of the Fine Arts faculty.
1991/ 1398 (Bangla Year)
Art Work: Tarun Ghosh Slogan: Bandh Bhenge Dao Jirno Puraton Bheshe Jak (Break the dams, let the old and wasted wash away) Description: Inspired by Rickshaw painting, a tiger was portrayed in the poster. This year, it was celebration of the end of military dictatorship. At that time, the procession got a festive look to celebrate end of the people's political frustrations.
1993/ 1400 (Bangla Year)
Art Work: Tarun Ghosh Slogan: Bishwamanob Hobi Jodi Kayemone Bangali Ho (If you want to be a citizen of the world, be a Bangali first) Description: This year a national committee was formed to celebrate the procession nationally. Along with Sammilito Sangskritik Jote a cultural programme held at the Fine Arts premises. With that cultural activity spread out based on the procession.
2013/ 1420 (Bangla Year)
Art Work: Saidul Haque Juic Slogan: Rajakar Mukto Bangladesh Muktijuddho Onishshesh (Razakar-free Bangladesh, endless struggle for freedom) Description: The poster with an owl holding snacks in its legs which symbolises protest against war criminals and establish harmony among people. The procession in solidarity with the Shahbagh movement, urged people across the country to embrace this theme for their own processions.
2014/ 1421 (Bangla Year)
Art Work: Saidul Haque Juic Slogan: Jagroto Koro Udyoto Koro Nirvoyo Koro Hey Description: The poster spread out message to stand against religion based extremism and also made a call to express solidarity with the Shahbagh movement.
2015/ 1422 (Bangla Year)
Art Work: Shishir Bhattacharjee Slogan: Onek Alo Jalte Hobe Moner Ondhokare (Bathe with light the darkness in the heart) Description: The theme of this year was to enlighten the spirit of Liberation War and Bangali cultural heritage. The procession also spread out message to remove religious extremism.
2016/ 1423 (Bangla Year) Art Work: Shishir Bhattacharjee Slogan: Antor Momo Bikoshito Koro Anotortoro Hey Description: The theme of this year was to enlighten inner power of soul. Birds of the poster symbolise peace and harmony among mass.
2017/ 1424 (Bangla Year) Art Work: Tarun Ghosh Design: Imran Hossain, Ziaul Haque Slogan: Anondo Loke, Mongol Aloke, Birajo Sottyo Sundro (In the abode of joy and benevolence lies the beautiful truth) Description: Theme of this year is a celebration of international recognition of the initiative that have taken almost three decades ago and expansion of Bangali culture globally.
All the posters were collected from Mangal Shobhajatra and Folk Culture Research and Expansion Centre