Theatre troupe Byatikrom Nattya Goshthi is organising a three-day theatre festival from today until August 26 at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA). The festival is a tribute to the troupe's founder and eminent stage actor, director and playwright Syed Mohidul Islam marking his 15th death anniversary.
The event will take place at the Academy's National Theatre hall and the Experimental Theatre Hall. The festival will include staging of plays, as well as a discussion on the life and works of the late thespian. Renowned theatre personality Ataur Rahman will attend the inaugural ceremony as chief guest. This year, the Syed Mohidul Islam Padak will be conferred on BSA Director General Liaquat Ali Lucky.
Prachyanat's “Circus Circus” will be staged on the opening day today at National Theatre Hall. Byatikrom will stage “Durasha O Pichu Daak” at the Experimental Theatre Hall tomorrow, where Abdullah al-Mamun's Theatre School Praktoni will perform “Prothom Partho” on the concluding day. The programme is assisted by BSA and the Cultural Affairs Ministry.