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French-German-Bangladeshi Event
ARCHIVED EVENT — Illuminating Puran Dhaka — Heritage in Limelight
From Fri, Oct 16, 2015 to Sat, Oct 17, 2015 ● at Devi Nibash, Puran Dhaka

This event has been organised duly. This page now hosts the links to the event photos and videos that are to be consulted for research and educational purposes.

16 and 17 October 2015
After sunset on both days
At Devi Nibash, Farashganj, Puran Dhaka
Free entry

Friday, 16 October 2015
After sunset
Video and light installation by Christophe Bruyas and Philipp Geist
6 pm Cultural performances
6.30 pm Official inauguration

Saturday, 17 October 2015
After sunset
Video and light installation by Christophe Bruyas and Philipp Geist

Alliance Française de Dhaka, Goethe-Institut and Urban Study Group (USG) are presenting Illuminating Puran Dhaka – Heritage in Limelight, highlighting the endangered cultural heritage of Puran Dhaka through video and light installations by French artist Christophe Bruyas and German artist Philipp Geist.

In addition to the vespertine illumination, an exhibition showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Puran Dhaka is available and a saxophone and flute recital as well as a dance performance by performing artists are awaiting the audience.

The project aims at raising awareness on the cultural values of the heritage buildings in the country. Ideally, it is a first step towards initiating yearly ‘Heritage Open Days’ in Bangladesh in the near future.

Download the programme details in PDF from here.

Event photographs on Flickr

Event video on YouTube

 
 
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