A seven-day long greater Mymensingh cultural festival and Ziyaphat programme start on January 9, 2016 at officers club in Dhaka.
President M Abdul Hamid is expected to attend the inaugural session as the chief guest with Principal Secretary of the Prime Minister Office M Abul Kalam Azad in the chair, said organisers at a press conference at Jatiya Press Club.
Grater Mymensingh Cultural Forum and Grater Mymensingh Coordination Council is jointly organising the programme at Bangladesh Shishu Academy premises from January 10 to 15.
Among others, Forum Chairman Mustafa Jabbar and Coordination Council Secretary General Rashedul Hasan Shely spoke at the press conference.
The festival's programmes will be from 3pm to 8pm every day. Along with the festival, fair and discussion will be also be arranged, according to BSS. - Idrak