Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s 31st National Poetry Festival will be held on the premises of Dhaka University on Wednesday, the National Poetry Council said Tuesday.
Hundreds of poets from across Bangladesh as well as poets from Austria, Argentina, China, India, Russia, Sweden, Germany and Puerto Rico will attend the festival and recite their poems, said Mohammad Samad, president of the council, at a press conference, reports News Ghana quoting Xinhua.
The council leaders said they were hosting the annual episode of the two-day festival with the slogan “Poem Does Not Accept Barbarism.”
The festival will feature programs such as recitation of poems, songs, a seminar on poetry.