BSA acrobatic troupe to visit 64 districtsCultural Correspondent
The acrobatic troupe of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy is visiting and performing in all the 64 districts of the country to promote the art.
The three-month programme was inaugurated by the director general of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Liaquat Ali Lucky at the Rajbari Acrobatic Centre at Rajbari district on November 23.
The troupe has already performed in Kushtia, Meherpur, Chuadanga, Jhenaidah, Magura, Jessore, Satkhira and Khulna from January 24 to February 01.
The troupe presented colourful acrobatics including roller balance, hand skill, neck iron bar, ring jump, rope round, mouth skill, cycle balance, human pyramid and others at the shows.
The troupe is scheduled to visit and perform in Faridpur on January 04, Shariatpur on January 05, Madaripur on January 06, Barisal on January 07, Bhola on January 08, Patuakhali on January 09, Barguna on January 10, and in Jhalokathi, Pirojpur, Gopalganj, Narail respectively on January 11, 12, 13, 14.
‘We hope, the countrywide tour by the acrobatic troupe will attract new and emerging acrobats,’ said Sujan Mahbub, researcher of the team.
Earlier, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy had arranged workshops on acrobatics for children and adult acrobatic enthusiasts.
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