Masks representing Bengali men and women for ‘Bangla Noboborsho 1426’ celebrations. Photo: Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune
An artist is busy painting a mask for Mongol Shobhajatra. Photo: Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune
A horse made of bamboo representing progress and joy. Photo: Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune
Craftsmen busy arranging props ahead of the Mongol Shobhajatra. Photo: Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune
A colorful assemblage of tiger masks representing the valor of Bengali people. Photo: Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune
Pohela Boishakh, the first day of Bangla calendar, will be celebrated amid traditional festivities.
People across the country have chalked out plans to celebrate the first day of Bangla New Year 1426, starting with the Mongol Shobhajatra. The celebrations cover farewell of the outgoing year and welcoming the New Year through colourful Mongol Shobhajatra, cultural performances, and sightseeing and roaming around with friends and families.