Three-day long photography exhibition, discussion and cultural soiree

Publish: 11:29 PM, November 30, 2019 | Update: 11:29:PM, November 30, 2019

‘World Hospice and Palliative Care Day’ is being celebrated around the world with the motto ‘My Care, My Rights’. In line with that, a three-day long photography exhibition highlighting the compassionate stories of the patients who are suffering from incurable ailments has been organized by the World Hospice and Palliative Care Alliance and World Child Cancer and Palliative Care Society of Bangladesh. The exhibition is being held at the Nalinikanta Bhattasali Exhibition Hall of Bangladesh National Museum from December 2-4.

Honourable State Minister of Cultural Affairs Mr K M Khalid, MP will inaugurate the exhibition on 2nd December, Monday at 4 pm in the afternoon. President of the Palliative Care Society of Bangladesh Dr. Syed Sadek Mohammad Ali will preside over the session while Vice-Chancellor of BSMMU, Prof Dr. Kanak Kanti Barua and Secretary General of Nirapad Sarak Chai Mr. Elias Kanchan will be present as Special Guests. The session ends over a musical performance by ‘Pencil’ and ‘Yatri’ the band of popular vocalist Tapu.

There will be two phases on the second day, 3rd December, Tuesday. In the first part at 3pm there will be a ‘Mass Awareness Program on Palliative Care’ organized by ‘Platform’ and the Palliative Care Society of Bangladesh. In the second session Professor Abdullah Abu Sayeed will be the keynote speaker on palliative care while pro-Vice Chancellor of BSMMU Professor Dr. Mohammad Shahidullah Sikder and Advisor of Palliative Care Society of Bangladesh Khalid Hassan will make special deliberations. Noted cultural personality Sharmin Lucky will be present as Special Guest in the session while at 6 pm in the evening there will be a ‘spoken singing’ spell with the mesmerizing musician, Sayan.

The first session on the closing day will begin at 4 pm (on Wednesday, December 4) with recitation of poems by ‘Swarshruti’ followed by cultural performance presented by the members of the Centre for Palliative Care family at 5 pm in the afternoon. The ceremony will end with performance from the musician Sahed and his band ‘GACHH’.

The photography exhibition titled ‘My Care, My Rights’ will remain open to all every day from 9 am in the morning till 8 pm in the evening. The entire program is being managed by ‘Inventors Puppet’ and the Beg Art Institute of Photography.

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