BRAC University (BRACU) celebrated “Pohela Falgun”, the first day of spring at its campus on 13 February to welcome the most awaited “Season of flowers”.
Students celebrated the day singing songs, reciting poems and dancing. The campus was decorated with festoons and banners representing Bangladeshi culture. Girls wore sarees representing colours of spring while boys colorful panjabis. Dr. Ansar Ahmed, Director, Institutional Effectiveness of BRACU, inaugurated the event while Ivan Shafaat Bari, Director, Office of Co-curricular Activities (OCA), BRACU and other Heads of Departments were also present.
“Pitha Utshob”, a fair showcasing traditional cake, arranged by BRAC University Heritage Forum (BUHF) added new enthusiasm among the students. Every year, BUHF organizes this fair to introduce students with Bangladeshi culture. The venue was an open place in the campus known as “Prangon” where students brought varity of cakes. “Prangon’’ was beautifully decorated and stalls were set up. Popular Bangla songs played in the background added more delight to the enthusiasm of the fair.
At the auditorium and cafeteria areas, OCA organised several programs including magic & comedy shows and indoor games. The event was support by e-commerce site Daraz Bangladesh Ltd.