Artist camp held marking Shahabuddin’s birthday

DHAKA, Sept 9, 2018 (BSS) – An artist camp and children’s drawing
competition were held here today marking the 69th birth anniversary of
internationally-acclaimed Bangladeshi artist and freedom fighter Shahabuddin
Ahmed.

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) and National Committee to Observe
69th Birthday Anniversary of artist Shahabuddin jointly observed the
programmes at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University.

Prominent artists of the country participated in the camp.

Many students of various educational institutions of the capital
participated in the drawing competition held on Fine Art premises.

The topics of the competition were “Our Liberation War” and “Our
Liberation War and Shahabuddin Ahmed”.

Ashraful Alam Paplu, director of Department of Fine Art, BSA inaugurated
the competition.

While addressing the programme, he said, “The 69th birthday of
Shahabuddin Ahmed who represents Bangladesh through his art works, is on 11th
September. The Artist camp and the drawing competition were organised to
present his life and work to the new generation.”