Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theatre
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theatre previously it was known as the ‘Vasani Novo Theatre .’ now it is known as ‘Bangabandhu Novo Theater.’ Architect Ali Imam designed it.The Ministry of Science and Information and communication technology of Bangladesh govt. Exposed this planetarium on 25th September 2004 for general people.
Vashani Novo theater
This planetarium is built on 5.46 acres of land. It is located near on Bijoy Shoroni at Tejgaon, Dhaka. The dome of this astronomers is about 21m of height and 3m of wide. About 275 people can seat here. To eliminate prejudice and superstition from society and for establishing positive scientific ideas in front of people especially students, it is developed as an informal science center. Ministry of Science and It has been set up it on nearly 22096 square meters of land. This astronomy center has been prepared on Bangladesh government’s own fund at a cost of approximately 1231.27 million. Sophisticated equipment is purchased from Japan, USA, Korea, Italy.This astronomy center has been prepared on Bangladesh government’s own fund at a cost of approximately 1231.27 million. Sophisticated equipment is purchased from Japan, USA, Korea, Italy, France, and India. There have exciting simulator ride, 5D film theater, 5D interactive edutainment simulator, the planets and the solar system replica, scientific digital exhibition, and renowned scientists portrait. There also have the modern 150- seat auditorium, 50-seat conference room, hydraulic lift, ramp, and underground parking system nearly 100 vehicle capacity.
The dome earth and blue sky are enhanced in the planetarium. There are three types of the exhibition are placed. A documentary film called ‘Infinite Journey ‘ which represents stars, planets and other objects in the real sense of space.Visitors don’t need to keep looking at the dome during the show time because there have 150 projectors where the shows go on. Recently one new capsule simulator and smart step floor have been added here.
Displayed objects of Novo Theatre
Two different types of documentary film exhibited here. One is ‘Infinite Journey ‘ and the other one is ‘Ai Amar Bangladesh ‘. First one is on the planet, stars, and the sun. Second one reflex the natural beauty, tradition, and the village life of Bangladesh.
First one is on the planet, stars and the sun. Second one reflex the natural beauty, tradition, and the community life of Bangladesh.
Source : Ontaheen.com