The fifth edition of the biennial art extravaganza of Bangladesh, Dhaka Art Summit was inaugurated by State Minister for Cultural Affairs of Bangladesh K M Khalid yesterday. Varied art-forms including live performance, photography and painting will be brought together during the festival which will continue upto 15th February.
More than 500 artists, sculptors, architects and art professionals from various countries are participating in the Summit. The Summit will also featuring live events, panel discussions and puppet shows among other things.
This year’s programmes also include a special exhibition on the life of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to pay tribute to Bangabandhu on the occasion of his birth centenary. Dhaka Art Summit is the premier art festival of Bangladesh.