Bangladesh Folk Arts and Crafts Foundation

Bangladesh Folk Arts and Crafts Foundation is a government foundation that is responsible for the preservation of; and arrange training programmes on arts and crafts, and the setting up of folk art museum in Bangladesh and is located in Sonargaon, Narayanganj, Bangladesh.[1][2]

Bangladesh Folk Arts and Crafts Foundation Main gate, Sonargaon, Narayanganj.

Bangladesh Folk Arts and Crafts Foundation
Formation1975
HeadquartersSonargaon, Narayanganj, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
WebsiteBangladesh Folk Arts and Crafts Foundation

HistoryEdit

 
Folk Art and Craft Museum, Sonargaon

The foundation was established in July 1975.[3] It was amended through the Bangladesh Folk Art and Crafts Foundation Act in parliament. The minister of cultural affairs.[1] It holds a yearly month long fair celebrating folk art.[4] It also holds fair every Bengali New Year.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Nasreen, Zobaida. "Bangladesh Folk Art and Crafts Foundation". Banglapedia. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Jatiya Party MP Khoka's 'men' assault Sonargaon museum officials". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
  3. ^ Claus, Peter J.; Diamond, Sarah; Mills, Margaret Ann (2003). South Asian Folklore: An Encyclopedia : Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka. Taylor & Francis. p. 415. ISBN 9780415939195.
  4. ^ "Keeping Folk Culture Alive". The Daily Star. 5 February 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Bangla New Year programmes". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 30 October 2016.