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Thursday, May 14, 2009

5-day workshop for dramatists begins May 18

Cultural Correspondent - May 14, 2009

A five day workshop for playwrights jointly organised by the Bangladesh Gram Theatre and Dhaka Theatre will be held at the rehearsal room of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in Segun Bagicha. The workshop will start on May 18 and continue till May 22.

Eminent litterateur Syed Shamsul Huq will inaugurate the workshop at 10:00am while noted theatre personality and also the president of Bangladesh Gram Theatre Nasir Uddin Yousuff will chair the programme.

Thirty four young playwrights selected from across the country will be participating at the workshop. It will be conducted by Dr Afsar Ahmed, dean of arts of Jahangirnagar University; Dr Lutfar Rahman, assistant professor of the department of drama and dramatics of the same university.

Shimul Yousuff, Pijush Bandapadhyaya, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Towfiq Hasan, Asadullah Farazi, Dr Aminul Islam Durjoy, Kamaluddin Kabir and Saimon Zakaria among others, will conduct the workshop.


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