Bangladesh’s heritage and culture showcased at Australia’s National Multicultural Festival

Bangladesh’s heritage and culture were showcased in the three-day national multicultural festival held in Australia’s capital, Canberra. Expatriate Bangladeshis, members of the Bangladesh High Commission, and their families participated in the procession of many cultural festivals organized by the Bangladesh High Commission. Besides, various cultural activities of the country including charming dance and Bengali music performances were highlighted in the cultural program. Meanwhile, Bangladesh High Commissioner M Allama Siddiqui said that it will be possible to introduce Bangladesh to the whole world by highlighting the country’s rich heritage.

Bangabandhu, Bangladesh’s tradition, culture, and religion were recently presented at the stall allotted to the Bangladesh High Commission in this festival. The stall also displays various handicraft items from Bangladesh culture, tourism, jute, and textile industries. Besides, videos of various development activities including natural beauty, and historical sights of Bangladesh are shown. During this time, traditithe onal food of the country was served to the visitors.

Many cultural festivals are organized in Canberra in February every year. This three-day festival is being held from February 16 to February 18 this year. With the participation of 350 community-based groups and the involvement of diplomatic missions from 71 countries, the festival has become a multi-ethnic and cultural gathering attended by nearly two lakh people.

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