May was quite eventful for various reasons, especially because it was the month of Ramadan. However, the arrival of Eid is going to make June even better! As we embrace the festivity of it all, there are tons of other events that are going to take place during that month as well. Read below to know more about the exciting events in June.
Biggest Fuchka Festival 2019
Date: June 24, Monday
Time: 11 PM – 2 AM
Venue: Mirpur DOHS Shopping Complex Field
As the name suggests, the biggest fuchka festival of the year is here! Bangladesh has some of the best street food and this festival will have it all – starting from regular fuchka to a unique array of other similar snacks to munch on! This public event is hosted by Festivity Events. Upon visiting, you will find Mutton fuchka, Beef fuchka, Sukha Puri, Pani Puri, Bhel Puri, Chocolate fuchka, Ice Cream fuchka, and many more. Visit this festival with your friends and family to try out some mouth-watering fuchka!
Rotary Lalon Utshob
Date: June 21, Friday
Time: 3 PM – 10 PM
Venue: The Independence Museum
This is easily one of the must-visit events in June! Get ready to indulge yourself in the rhythm of Lalon geeti. This event is dedicated us Bengalis’ beloved genre. Upon visiting this event, you will experience Lalon and folk song performances, both solo and groups, a competition based on Lalon songs, and a seminar. Moreover, there will be various shops that will sel handcrafted local products and traditional decorative items, symbolising our culture. Visit this event for a day of heartfelt musical performances and if you get the chance, get some decorative pieces for your home, too.
Bangladesh Leather and Footwear Expo
Date: June 26, Thursday
Time: 10 AM – 9 PM
Venue: International Convention City Bashundhara
This expo is said to be a high profile platform for all kinds of parties related to the footwear and leather industry. In this event, various distributors, chemical manufacturers, accessories & allied product manufacturers, machinery manufacturers, and international and domestic shops and services will come together to display their newer innovations that fall under Tanning and Leather footwear manufacturing industries in Bangladesh. This event provides a business-conducive environment which encourages many international and local businesses to participate in this occasion. This, in turn, gives them opportunities to make connections with the biggest leather industry giants. Therefore, if you are looking to buy leather goods, make sure to visit this event!
Fête de la Musique
Date: June 21, Friday
Time: 2 PM – 10 PM
Venue: Alliance Francaise de Dhaka
If you’re looking to visit an event that’s out of the ordinary then this is it! Alliance Francaise de Dhaka is organizing this event on the occasion of the World Music Day. So, here’s a glimpse back to its origin. Fete de musique is a music festival that originally began in France, way back in 1982. The concept was initiated by the then French Minister of Culture, Jack Lang. However, he proposed the idea in 1981. Since then, June 21st is celebrated as the World Music Day in more than a hundred countries! This event is open for all. However, if you want to perform, contact them as soon as possible since they will stop taking submissions by June 15.
Cricket World Cup
How could we keep this out of our list? Bangladeshis’ love for cricket knows no bounds! Thinking about things to do in June? The world cup craze will begin on 30th May as will the event. Like always, various restaurants will host match screenings that are perfect for a night out with your friends and family. Keep your eyes on various restaurant pages on social media platforms.
Lastly, calling out to all women! Because of the arrival of Eid ul Fitr, there will be tons of Henna fests going on throughout the entire month. An easy way of keeping a lookout for these events is through various social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram.
What are the kind of events you’d like to visit this month? Let us know in the comment section below!