Narayanganj District Association Germany has organized the traditional winter pitha festival of village-Bangla. Held on the first day of the year in a hotel ballroom in Frankfurt, this pitta festival featured a wide variety of wintery pies.
Expatriate Bangladeshis living in and around Frankfurt joined in and enlivened the festival.
Being the first day of the Christian year, expatriates present at the event created a joyful atmosphere by exchanging New Year greetings. Habib Sarkar, President of Narayanganj District Association Germany, wished everyone present a happy Christian New Year.
Shahjahan Islam, Iqbal Hossain, Amanullah Islam and many others were in overall supervision of this joyous pitha festival. The event was conducted by Delwar Hossain Jhantu and Poonam.
The organizers said that they will organize winter pie festival on a larger scale in the future.
One of the aims of this event was to introduce the country’s traditions to the new generation living in Germany. The special attraction of the program was the participation of the new generation of children.
The participants said that on the first day of the new year, the native pitha festival brought joy to the busy lives of the expatriates. They believe that this event will play a role in uniting the expatriate Bangladeshis.