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Latin American Carnival in Dhaka

Latin American Carnival in Dhaka

Bangladesh Travel Writers Association is going to organize ‘Latin American Carnival-2024’ for the first time in the capital Dhaka from today (March 1) with the theme ‘Life is a Carnival’. In this two-day long festival, there are various famous Latin American film exhibitions, book festivals and cultural performances.

Ashrafuzzaman Ujjal, president of the organizer Bangladesh Travel Writers Association, said, ‘We will keep more than 60 books for the visitors coming to the festival, which are translated from Latin American literature. Apart from this, the list will also include the books of Bangladeshi travelers traveling to Latin and Central American countries. Films from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Uruguay, Peru, Argentina will be shown in this two-day festival.

He said, on the first day of the festival, the Brazilian movie Karandiru will be screened at 7 pm. The second day of the festival (March 2) will show Chile’s movie Machucha, Colombia’s El Beat, Cuba’s Marti-The Eye of the Canary, Uruguay’s Society of the Snow.

In addition, the Peruvian movie Margarita and the Argentine movie The Secret in Their Eyes will be shown. It is known that the opening ceremony, discussion and film exhibition will be held at the Foreign Service Academy at Bailey Roads at 3:30 pm on March 1. Various Latin American diplomats staying in Bangladesh will be present as guests on the first day of the festival.

Organized in collaboration with – Brazil Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce, Embassy of Cuba, Honorary Consuls of Peru, Chile, Uruguay and Colombia in Dhaka and American International University Bangladesh (AIUB).