‘Banglalink Alponay Bangladesh powered by Berger’ celebrated in Dhaka and five other major cities across the country

[Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 13, 2017]- Asiatic EXP in association with Banglalink Digital Communications Ltd. and Berger Paints Bangladesh Ltd. has organized the biggest Alpona festival in Dhaka and five major cities of Bangladesh to mark the Bengali New Year 1424. The event was inaugurated by Asaduzzaman Noor, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury, Honorable Speaker of the Parliament which kicked off today, April 13, 2017 at 11.00 pm in Dhaka’s Manik Mia Avenue. Taimur Rahman, Chief Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Officer Banglalink; Sara Zaker, Executive Vice Chairperson, Asiatic 360; Rupali Chowdhury, Managing Director, Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited along with other high officials from the distinguished organizations were present. This year Alpona was painted over more than 4 lakh square feet across the country.

The Alpona festival was celebrated in presence of people of all walks of life from Dhaka and other regions of Bangladesh. This is the first of its kind Alpona festival in Bangladesh which has taken place at Manik Miah Avenue - Dhaka, DC Hill Area - Chattogram, Padma Paar - Rajshahi, Shib Bari Circle - Khulna, Bangabondhu Park Road - Barishal and Town Hall Circle – Mymensingh. Patron artist for Alponay Bangladesh, Md. Muniruzzaman in association with the mass people of Bangladesh participated at the event. The Alpona festival which started on April 13, 2017 was continued till the first hour of Pohela Boishakh, April 14, 2017. The main event of Manik Miah included street painting stretching across Manik Miah Avenue by famous artists and general people, Bangaliyana Food Court, photo booth, amenities like face painting and many other attractions. The event became more colorful with the musical performance of popular band ‘Chirkut’.

Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury, Honorable Speaker of the Parliament said “…………… ………………… …………………… ……………………… ……………………..”.

Asaduzzaman Noor, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, said “……………… …………… ……………… ………………… …………………… ……………..”.

Taimur Rahman, Chief Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Officer Banglalink, said “I’m truly proud to witness such wonderful amalgamation of people from different regions of Bangladesh. Banglalink always supports and patronizes different cultural festival of Bangladesh. We understand the significance of Bengali tradition, therefore we have incorporated other regions of Bangladesh including Dhaka. I hope the color of Boishakh keeps spreading its vibrancy and bliss among the people of Bangladesh”.

Rupali Chowdhury, Managing Director, Marketing Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited, said “Berger always supports the cultural heritage of Bangladesh. This year it has observed the festival very differently in comparison to other years. We are happy to see the eagerness of people and their participation have made us feel truly stimulated. We are looking forward for more of such events in the coming days”.

Sara Zaker, Executive Vice Chairperson, Asiatic 360, said “It’s a proud moment for us to be the organizer of this wonderful Alpona event. We are happy that people of Bangladesh from different regions have participated in the event. It is a universal festival that unites people from all the races and all walks of life. For the first time such Alpona festival has been arranged where mass people from different regions have participated to paint the streets with colors”.

About Asiatic EXP:

Asiatic EXP is one of leading and pioneering BTL marketing agencies in Bangladesh. It is part of Asiatic360, a comprehensive communication solutions hub.

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About Banglalink:

Banglalink, one the leading digital communication service providers in Bangladesh with over 30 million subscribers, and a subsidiary of Netherlands based company VEON.

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About Berger Paints:

Berger Paints is one of the oldest names in the paint industry, yet, it is one of the most technologically advanced companies in the country. It is constantly striving for innovating superior quality products and services. With more than 250 years of rich heritage, Berger manufactures world class paints for all kinds of substrates and also provides unparallel services.

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