A week-long dance programme is underway in the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy from Sunday.
Bangladesh Nritya Shilpi Shangstha (BNSS) organised the programme to mark this year’s International Dance Day on April 29.
Sammilita Sangskritik Jote President Golam Kuddus inaugurated the dance festival on Sunday evening as the chief guest.
Eminent dance artistes Amanul Haque, Laila Hasan and BNSS president Minu Haque attended the inaugural ceremony as special guests.
The festival is featuring an open dance fair at the Fine Arts Plaza of BSA which starts every day from 3pm.
Besides, dance routines by several troupes and schools are being held every day from 6pm to 9pm until April 28.
To round off the festival on International Dance Day, a daylong programme will be chalked out featuring seminar, rally, discussions, honouring veteran dance artistes, and of course a dance show marking day, as well as the close of the weeklong event.