So, the month of Independence has arrived. While March has a lot of significance in our nation’s history, this year it comes along bearing many other exciting events. If you thought February had a fair amount of action-packed programs, then you will not be disappointed this month! Whether you’re thinking of going to these events with your friends or looking for spending some quality time with your family, these events are perfect for an evening out. Below is our list of things you can do in March and the events in March you can’t miss out on.
Bioscope 3 Children’s Photography Fest 2019
Date: March 15 – 17, 2019
Time: 3 – 8 PM
Venue: Shilpakala Academy Bangladesh
‘Shishuder Jonno Foundation’ has yet again arranged one of the largest children’s photography festival in Bangladesh. Children of ages between 13-18 are in one group and the other group consists of people aged between 18-25. The most fun part about this competition is that the pictures on the exhibition will be up for sale; of which half the commissions will go to Shishuder Jonno Foundation and the rest will be up to the artist. Show up to the event to get amazed by the little artists’ creativity and in the meantime, take a few pictures home for decorative purposes and support your local artists!
Ckro Cittro International Photo Festival
Date: March 1 – 3, 2019
Time: 2 – 8 PM
Venue: Shilpakala Academy Bangladesh
This exhibition will take place for three consecutive days where many local artists, as well as international artists, are going to portray their works. Along with the photo exhibition, there will be a lot of stalls available where various kinds of handicrafts and decorative accessories will be available. Photo festivals like these are very beneficial for society because it creates a platform for up and coming artists to exhibit their work. It also encourages young photography enthusiasts to come together for the sake of their art and connect with one another. Don’t forget to attend one of the best events in March!
Arnob Unplugged 2019
Date: March 1, 2019
Time: 5 – 9 PM
Venue: Krishibid Institution of Bangladesh
If you’re a fan of Arnab, attending this show is one of the best things you can do this March! Catch him perform at his first unplugged session of the year. This live session has been the talk of the town for quite a while. Hence, it created a lot of buzz, making it one of the must-attend events and activities in March. Make sure to attend this one of a kind event for a good time and a night of exceptional music.
Joy Bangla Concert 2019
Date: March 7, 2019
Time: 3:30 – 10:45 PM
Venue: Bangladesh Army Stadium
This is the one of the coolest events in March for all the music-lovers out there! Joy Bangla Concert is one of the biggest rock ’n’ roll entertainment events in Bangladesh that takes place every year on the very same day of the historic 7th March speech of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The event is organized every year by a non profit organization called Young Bangla. Last year, noteworthy bands like Shunno, Artcell, Lalon, Chirkut, Arbovirus, Nemesis and many others performed at the Joy Bangla Concert. Going to this concert is one of the best things you can do in March. What better way to celebrate our Independence day?
Salsa Sunday Nights
Date: Every Sunday till March 31, 2019
Time: 7 – 9 PM
Venue: Cuppa Coffee Lounge, Gulshan-2
Now this is not the kind of events that we often see in Dhaka. Salsa nights are slowly popularizing among locals. Previously, Gourmet Bazaar hosted a few salsa nights and the crowd response was amazing, really. The trend is taking on gradually and we are glad that it is! Put on your dancing shoes and show up with your loved ones at the event for an evening of dancing and good food. Entry is absolutely free and you can do many popular forms of dancing such as Salsa, Rueda, Bachata and Merengue. Indulge yourself in one of the best events and activities in March, throughout the month.
Dhaka K-Meet 4.0
Date: March 22, 2019
Time: 1:30 – 8:30 PM
Venue: Tokyo Square Convention Center
Dhaka K-Meet is the biggest event for Korean pop culture lovers. It is only held annually which makes it one of the most anticipated events in March; and this time, it’s happening for the fourth time in Bangladesh in a bigger, grandeur manner. K-Meet has been happening consecutively in the past three years. Because of this, K-pop lovers can rejoice together in a shared platform where they can connect based on their mutual interests and experience the culture more openly. In this event, there will be a range of things carried out. For instance, there will be stalls available where you can find Korean cosmetics and food items. Moreover, there will be dance performances and live music sessions. The entry fee is only BDT 200 and can be purchased on location.
What did you think of our list of events in March? Are you going to any of the aforementioned events? Let us know in the comment section below!