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After the holy Eid ul-fitr, July went by full of events and planning. Coming up is August with the holy Eid ul-Adha and it’s going to be just as eventful. Alongside shopping for eid, visiting these events wouldn’t be the worst idea. If you want to avoid a Qurbani Eid of just eating beef and alzing about the house, these events could be must-visits for you. So let’s begin finding some things to do in August.

Panache Eid Showcasing At Unimart II

clothing
Looking for something festive?

Date: 2nd and 3rd August

Time: 12PM to 10PM

Venue: Unimart, Road 90, Gulshan 2, Dhaka 1212

Panache Hub is putting together a huge new collection for Eid ul-Adha which would be great for first time buyers of these items. This Eid, expect the presence of about 30 different local boutique houses. So you’ll find only clothes there? Of course not. You’ll get everything from clothes to local and foreign jewelry and accessories. Make sure you make the time to visit the event.

Flamenco and Jazz with Parijat Moumon & Kaartik

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Groove and move all night

Date: 2nd August

Time: 7PM to 10PM

Venue: Jatra Biroti, 60 Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Banani, Dhaka 1212

For lovers of flamenco and jazz, you should really head over to this event when looking for things to do in August. The evening may start kick start your energy reserves for the coming Eid preparations. There will be live performances of flamenco by Parijat Moumon and jazz by Kaartik. The music is very meditative so be sure to check it out. To purchase tickets, priced at Tk 500, visit their event page here.

Pachforon Ilshe guri

chanachur
Everything local and exquisite

Date: 2nd August

Time: 7PM to 10PM

Venue: Clay Station, House no. 28, Road No. 20, Block K, Banani, Dhaka 1213

Pachforon is a local artistic event planner who is hosting an event this time containing numerous local crafts. Pachforon is a great platform for lovers of the art of crafting where they can grow as a community. You’ll find lots of crafts and lots of food here. Who will be there? Tripti, Khadi, Shorla, Doyita, Tentareli, Boka Box, Home Junction with Little Human and many more. This two day event really is for everyone.

Aleya Twist

old woman
The woman’s tale is now told

Date: 6th – 7th August

Time: 7PM to 8PM

Venue: British Counsel Bangladesh and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

British Counsel Bangladesh is in partnership with London based Komola Collective to bring the theatrical production of Aleya Twist. The production is a showcase of all the things women, both from rural and urban areas, have trouble speaking out about. Make sure you sign up for the event. The event will be at the British Counsel at Fuller Road on the 6th and at Shilpakala Academy on the 7th.

Reverie

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Art needs no explaining

Date: 12th-20th August

Time: 3PM to 9PM

Venue: Drik Gallery, House no. 78, Road no. 8/a, Dhaka 1207

Right after Eid ul-Adha begins all the art exhibitions we love. Young artists are coming together to put on an exhibition for people of all ages. Expect all sorts of artsy types to hang out here. It’s a great platform that anyone can take part in. You can visit their event page and register right now if you have artwork you’d like displayed at the event.

Tribute to Mad Cartoon Exhibition by Unmad

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Mad about MAD

Date: 23rd-24th August

Time: 3PM to 8PM

Venue: Drik Gallery, House no. 78, Road no. 8/a, Dhaka 1207

 The renowned American Warner Brothers’ MAD comics is being honored by Bangladesh’s oldest comic paper, Unmad. This event will run for three whole days at Dhanmondi’s Drik Gallery starting on 23rd August. If you love comics, find your way there.

Unlimited Burger Festival – 2019

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Want a bite?

Date: 30th August

Time: 11AM to 11PM

Venue: Uttara Friends Club Field, Road no 7, Uttara, Dhaka, 1230

We are about to be graced with an Unlimited Burger Festival at the Uttara Friends Club Field. If you get tired of all the regular beef and polao after the glorious Eid Qurbani, try this event out for size. There will be more beef, but expect more types of burgers as well. Grab your friends and family and head over to this great event. Eat tons of burgers and enjoy a live musical performance!

Churi Mela

bangles
Bangles are a classic

Date: 30th-31st August

Time: 3PM to 8PM

Venue: Drik Gallery, House no. 78, Road no. 8/a, Dhaka 1207

If you’re looking for things to do in August, you’ll find all your bangle desires met in this one place; no more roaming around! You’ll find all sorts of bangles here; local and foreign bangles to capture any girl’s mind. The connection of Bangalis and bangles stretches back ages and we see them on hands all the time.

How’d you like this list of things to do in August? Which events will you be gracing with your presence? Visit them and let us know how it went for you.

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