Get downing as a rural festival. Pohela Boishakh has now become an built-in portion of Bengali civilization. Boishakhi Fairs are organized in many parts of Bengal. The life style of rural Bengal is showcased in about all these carnivals.
Assorted traditional handcrafts. The carnivals besides provide amusement. They present folk vocals every bit good as baul. Narrative dramas like Laila-Majnu. Yusuf-Zulekha and Radha-Krishna are staged. Among other attractive forces of these carnivals are puppet shows. The Bengali New Year begins at morning. Peoples of Bangladesh enjoy a national vacation on Pohela Boishakh.
All over the state people can bask carnivals and festivals. Singers perform traditional vocals welcoming the new twelvemonth. Sellers sell conventional nutrients and craftsmans sell traditional handcrafts. Peoples enjoy traditional jatra dramas. Village inhabitants of Bangladesh traditionally clean their house and people normally dress up in new apparels. Like other festivals of the part. Peoples prepare particular dishes for their invitees.
People also find any bank of a lake or river to witness the sunrise. People from all spheres of life wear traditional Bengali dresses. Women wear traditional saris with their hair bedecked in flowers. Likewise, men prefer to wear traditional panjabis.
A huge part of the festivities in the capital is a vivid procession organized by the students and teachers of Institute of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka. Nowadays, Pohela Boishakh celebrations also observe a day of cultural unity without distinction between class, race and religious affiliations.
I am lucky enough that I am a Dhaka city dweller. Observance of Pohela Boishakh has become popular in Dhaka. On that day I woke up early in the morning and dressed in fine clothes. I decided to spend much of the day time visiting relatives, friends and neighbours. First I went to Ramna Park. Students and teachers of the institute took out a colourful procession and paraded round the campus.
I felt happy joining the parade. In the after noon I along with some of my friends visited a Baishaki Mela. November Learn how and when to remove this template message According to some historianss, the Bengali festival of Pahela Baishakh is related to the traditional Hindu New Year festival called Vaisakhi , and other names, in the rest of India on or about the same dates.
This calendar is named after king Vikramaditya and starts in 57 BCE. However, unlike these regions where it starts in 57 BCE, the Bengali calendar starts from CE suggesting that the starting reference year was adjusted at some point   , which coinsides with the reign of king Shashanka . According to Sengupta, its traditional name is Bongabdo. Since then, the national calendar starts with and the new year festival always falls on 14 April in Bangladesh.
For Bengalis of West Bengal and other Indian states, the festival falls either on 14 or 15 April every year. It is celebrated across religious boundaries by its Muslim majority and Hindu minority. Traditionally, businesses start this day with a new ledger, clearing out the old. Singers perform traditional songs welcoming the new year. People enjoy classical jatra plays. People wear festive dress with women decking their hair with flowers. White-red color combinations are particularly popular.
These include panta bhat watered rice , ilish bhaji fried hilsa fish and lots of special bhartas mash.
We can remember our Bengali culture and tradition through celebrating the day. The day comes to us with the passage of time with its traditional features. The first day of Bangle year is celebrated as Pahela Boishakh.
How the day is observed Pohela boishakhh puts vivacious colors on the face of the Bangalees. People enjoy traditional jatra plays.
The fair also provide with singers, dancers and traditional plays and songs. Pohela boishakh is celebrated nationally from the ancient times. The people in big cities brought out colourful procession wearing masks.
I eat panta — hilisa and join different functions. City dwellers also celebrate this day with delight. Usually on Pohela Boishaka, the home is thoroughly washed and cleaned; people bathe early in the morning and dress in fine clothes.
At about 4 pm I went to Jatiya Press Club where a cultural was held. There are also special programmes on the radio and television.
These are —pohela boishakh and pohela Falgun. Shopkeepers in both villages and towns open Halkhata.
As a result, farmers were hard-pressed to pay taxes out of season. We have some days to be observed in such a manner. The day is celebrated with festivity across the country. Each religion has different festivals.
Of the major vacations celebrated in Bangladesh and West Bengal. It bore the testimony to the fact that we have a rich culture of our own. Children put on colorful dresses. In the late afternoon, through evening, Chaitra Sangkranti programme is held to bid a farewell to the previous year. Musical programs, Jatra etc are staged at different places of the country.