This is the 3rd exhibition on International Mother Language Day (21 Feb. The Language Martyrs Day of Bangladesh).
1st exhibition : 11th Feb. to 24th Feb. 2007, Nepal Art Council, initiated by Ambassador Imtiaz Ahmed.
2nd exhibition : 9th Feb. to 28th Feb. 2008, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
3rd exhibition : 20th Feb. to 28th Feb. 2009, Bangladesh Heritage Foundation & Bangladesh Research and Publications Ltd.
To commemorate the upcoming event, we are going to publish a unique catalogue (24 pages, 8.5"x8.5", 300 grams art-card, all through 4 colours) with three articles by Ambassador Waliur Rahman, Professor Nazrul Islam and Curator Rafique Sulayman, and it will contain all the images of the global artists.
To commemorate the International Mother Language Day, 21st February, Bangladesh Heritage Foundation and Bangladesh Research and publications Ltd. will jointly organize an exhibition of fine art titled 'Dali and Others' to be held from 20th Feb to 28th Feb 2009 at BILIA Auditorium (Suhrawardi House 22, Dhanmondi # 7, Dhaka-1205).
Eminent Educationist and former Adviser of the 1st Caretaker Government,
Professor Zillur Rahman Siddiqui has kindly consented to inaugurate the exhibition as chief guest, while H. E. Mme. Itala Occhi, Ambassador of Italy in Bangladesh, Professor Nazrul Islam, Chairman UGC, Professor Harun-or Rashid, Pro VC University of Dhaka and Mr. Shankar Nath Rimal, Secretary General, Nepal Art Council, will be present as Guests of Honour.
The participating Artists are ;
Nepal : Sashi Bikram Shah, Uttam Nepali, Shankar Nath Rimal, Shyam Lal Shrestha, Gehendra Man Amatya, Gajendra Man Shrestha, Ratna Kazi Shakya & Uma Shankar Shah.
Malaysia : Suzlee Ibrahim and Asliza Aris
India : Sumita Chauhan
Jordan : Hakim Jamain
Greece : Georgia Grigoriadou and sarantis Gagas
Honduras : Jorge Ivan Restrepo
USA : Nel Ivancich and Christine Tarantino
UK : Martha Aitchison
Germany : Dorothea Fleiss and Eric Paproth
Italy : Annamaria Gelmi, Marilena Sassi and Grazia Lavina
Spain : Salvador Dali (from the collection of Ambassador Waliur Rahman)
Bangladesh : Quamrul Hasan (from the collection of Ambassador Waliur Rahman), Samarjit Roy Choudhury, Monirul Islam, Jamal Ahmed, Shahabuddin, Anisuzzaman and Habiba Akther Papia
The exhibition will remain open to the visitors from 10 am to 8 pm upto 28th Feb 2009.
Your kind presence will be deeply appreciated.