Bulbul Lalitakala Academy

Bulbul Academy for Fine Arts (BAFA) is an institution of fine arts established in Dhaka on 17 May 1955, founded by Begum Afroza BulBul, wife of the late Bulbul Chowdhury, under the financial support of the government.[1]

Bulbul Academy of Fine Arts (BAFA)
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TypeFine Arts
FounderBegum Afroza BulBul
Communities servedBegum Shamsuj Jahan Noor (President)
AlumniBAFA Alumni Association
WebsiteOfficial website


Students have to be present in their classes. Students with less than 70% attendance will not be able to sit for the two examinations. While attending any course at the academy students must take permission to attend radio, TV or any other programs from the academy authority. Riyed Hasan Shawon, rising singing talent of Bangladesh, learned Nazrul Sangeet and classical singing here in the Dhanmondi, Dhaka, branch under the well-known Nazrul Geeti singers Rafiqul Islam, Yeakub Ali Khan and Salauddin Ahmed and classical singing under Mongol Chandra Pandit.


External linksEdit

  • Rahman, Musfequr (6 January 2011). "Dancers call for preserving Bulbul Chowdhury's masterpieces". New Age. Dhaka. Archived from the original on 29 January 2013.
  • "Official website". Archived from the original on 2012-10-23.
  • "Bulbul Lalitakala Academy (Location Map & Pictures)".
  • Online-Dhaka.com - BAFA

Coordinates: 23°44′59″N 90°25′25″E / 23.7498°N 90.4236°E / 23.7498; 90.4236