As we leave the month of Boishakh and enter the month of Ramadan, everyone is ready to get into the Ramadan spirit! While April had some of the most exciting events of the year, May comes bearing a few more. Like always, we bring you a list of events and exhibitions in May that you can visit (without getting completely exhausted in this scorching heat!).
Pre-Ramadan Exhibition by UC Events
Date: May 10 -11
Time:10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Venue: Lakeshore Hotel, Gulshan
Through the entire month of Ramadan, there will be several festivals and fairs. This specific exhibition is a project of UC Events who are quite popular for organizing such fests. Upon visiting the exhibition, you will come across many designer labeled clothing and accessories. Amidst this scorching heat, it’s safe to assume that most of us would like to visit events that are take place indoors. Visit this exhibition to catch the best Eid deals!
Art for the Soul: Summer Splash!
Date: May 3
Time: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM, 3:30 – 8:00 PM
Venue: The Create Space, Baridhara
Organized by Art for the Soul, this event has taken place previously as well. It’s a fun and creative atmosphere where everyone (especially people who have never tried doing art before) gathers around and participates in a few activities. Simultaneously, the event holds an art exhibition and art workshops. One of the fun activities at this event is doing fluid art. Fluid art is super fun, and an interactive part of the event where you can express your artistic sides however you want. There are no rules that one has to follow; the idea is to have fun in the process. If you’re an art lover, this is that one event you have to visit. However, there will be a few fluid art sessions and you will require to sign up beforehand. The registration fee is only BDT 500. For more details, check out their Facebook event page.
Stand-up Comedy Show!
Date: May 2
Time: 8:00 – 9:30 PM
Venue: Chef’s Table / Gulshan – 2
By now, we are sure you already know about Naveed Mahmud’s Comedy Club. Stand-up comedy is slowly popularising in Dhaka’s entertainment scene. This Thursday, there’s another one among the events and activities in May. The opener of the show is Naveed Mahbub himself, following Yamin Khan, Ahmad Ashik and Amin Hannan. Therefore, if you are in the mood to do something new other than trying out another restaurant, be sure to check out this event!
Capture the Moment Photography Exhibition 2019
Date: May 1
Time: 2:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Venue: Drik Gallery
Drik Gallery is popular for organizing all sorts of events throughout the year. On May Day, they are going to exhibit up and coming photographers’ works. Organized by Creative Photographer Circle, there’s going to be around 139 amazingly talented photographers’ works showcased for the public eye. So, why not go and support these local artists for once? Make sure to check out one of the best events and activities of May and meanwhile, maybe even buy a piece or two of their art for decorating your wall!
Throughout the month of Ramadan, there is going to be a lot of food festivals and exciting Iftar and Sehri offers that you can’t miss out on! Moreover, all of these events and exhibitions in May are kid-friendly, making them and their activities perfect for visiting with friends and family.