The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has organised an art camp as part of its Brand Bangladesh initiative, in addition to its core focus to promote the apparel industry.
Sixty-two renowned artists, including Monirul Islam, Shahabuddin Ahmed, Hashem Khan, Abul Barq Alvi, Abdus Shakoor Shah, Abdul Mannan, Mohammad Eunus, Jamal Ahmed, Shishir Bhattacharjee, Farida Zaman, Hamiduzzaman Khan, Naima Haque, Rokeya Sultana, Dhali Al Mamoon, Shahid Kabir, Ahmed Shamsuddoha, Hossain Sheikh Afzal, Mohammad Iqbal, Mostafizul Haque, Mostafa Zaman Mithu, Afrozaa Jamil Konka, and Sohana Shahreen joined the "Made in Bangladesh with Pride Art Camp 2023" in Dhaka Sunday.
BGMEA President Faruque Hassan inaugurated the camp which was organised by the organisation in collaboration with Arcadia Arts Gallery.
BGMEA organises Art Camp to promote Bangladesh's culture, heritage
The art camp also aimed to celebrate and recognise the contribution of artists, both renowned and upcoming, to make Bangladesh better known internationally through contemporary art.
The paintings will be put on display at the BGMEA Art Gallery for visitors, including foreign dignitaries, ministers, ambassadors, international buyers, and others who often visit the organisation.
BGMEA Vice-President Shahidullah Azim; directors MA Rahim Feroz, Asif Ashraf, Abdullah Hil Rakib, Barrister Vidiya Amrit Khan, Neela Hosna Ara, former vice-president Moshiul Azam Shajal, Chair of BGMEA Standing Committee on Press, Publication and Publicity Shovon Islam, Chair of BGMEA Standing Committee on Foreign Mission Cell Shams Mahmud and Director of Giant Group Sharmeen Hassan Tithi were also present at the camp.
Source: United News of Bangladesh