18th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh begins on Sept 1

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DHAKA, Aug 28, 2018 (BSS) – The largest fine art festival in Asia titled
“The 18th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh-2018” will begin at Bangladesh
Shilpakala Academy in the capital on September 1.
5:36 PM 8/28/2018
Cultural Affairs Ministry and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) will
jointly organise the exhibition at National Art Gallery of Bangladesh
Shilpakala Academy and it will continue till end of the month.

President Abdul Hamid is expected to inaugurate the exhibition as the
chief guest while Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor will present as
special guest.

The month-long exhibition will display two and three dimensional artworks
like painting, prints, photography, sculpture, installation, performance art
and new media art.

This year, 483 artworks by 465 artists from 68 countries will be put on
display at the exhibition. A total 68 countries including Bangladesh, India,
Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Laos,
Afghanistan, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines, The United
States of America (USA), Mongolia, Peru, Stein, Italy, Ireland, Egypt, Kenya,
Turkey, Ukraine, Iran, Moscow and Germany are participating in the event.

The exhibition will be open for all from 11am to 8pm every day.

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