Pahela Falgun tomorrow
Abrar Hussain of DOT
Spring is knocking on the door with nature touching the hearts and minds of all ages of the country. Pahela Falgun, the first day of spring of Bengali month Falgun, will be celebrated tomorrow with flowers, poems, songs and dances, bringing joy and color, both in nature and life.
With it, the winter has officially come to a close and the people are set to embrace Pahela Falgun, exchanging joys with their beloved ones.
Nature during Spring-time has an air of freshness and romance and likewise, Pohela Falgun will reflect the same with colorful flowers, melody of birds and the mild touch of sunshine.
People are ready to welcome and celebrate the day in great festivity. The blazing red and yellow are the representative colors of Pohela Falgun.
Bangalees embellish themselves with these two primary colors. Girls are dressed in “bashonti” (yellow or orange colored) saris and wearing floral ornaments while boys wear colorful panjabis to welcome the arrival of spring.
Bakultola of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University (DU) is the centre point of the festival.
Thousands of young men and women will gather in the morning and celebrate the day singing songs, reciting poems and dancing. The entire DU campus and the Ekeushy Boi mela premises will become the best place to hang out with friends, family members and beloved ones.
Pohela Falgun bring joys, colours and hopes not only in the nature but also in the lives and minds of the people of all ages.
Jatiya Boshonto Utshab Udjapan Parishad is arranging the main programs of the day for around two decades.
The parishad will arrange different programs including songs and recitation of poems except regular programs.