Spring | The Daily Star
  • Hello Spring!

    Spring comes at the close of winter days with promises to bring colours into lives. In Bangla calendar, Spring or Basanta consists of the two Bangla months -- Falgun and Chaitra.

  • Colours of Holi in Dhaka

    Colours of Holi in Dhaka

    The colourful festival of Holi in Dhaka, takes place across the country as well as at the thousand-year old Dhakeswari Mandir.

  • Aglow with Falgun flames

    Leaving behind the boredom of life, city people wearing red, green, yellow and orange poured into the streets yesterday to greet the arrival of spring.

  • Pahela Falgun welcomed adorned in colours

    Men and women adorning the bright basanti (yellow) colour are swarming Dhaka University campus, Ramna Park and the streets of Dhaka interlaced with the music of Rabindranath’s songs and the sound of drums to receive the arrival of Basanta.

  • Welcome spring

    Spring is knocking on our door. You can feel it in the air: the dryness gone from the atmosphere and the biting cold superseded by a calming wind that loosens you up from icy inertia.

  • Pahela Falgun

    Heralding the arrival of Spring

    The arrival of Pahela Falgun, the king of all seasons, is always greeted with a profusion of flowers, poetry, songs and dances.