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Int’l photo exhibition begins at Novo Theatre

The exhibition features works of eight Bangladeshi photographers


FE Online Desk | Published: July 13, 2019 15:53:33 | Updated: July 24, 2019 13:55:22


A month-long photo exhibition titled ‘People, Nature, Technology’ has begun at the Nuclear Energy Information Centre of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theatre in the city to celebrate the Russian Photographer’s Day.

‘Energy of the Future’ of Russia is the organiser of the exhibition started from Thursday.

The exhibition features 24 unique works of professional and amateur photographers from Hungary, Belorussian Republic, Egypt, India and Bangladesh, according to a media release received today (Saturday).

The photographs were selected by an international jury out of hundreds of entries, submitted for ASE International Photo Awards – 2019 which was organised by ROSATOM’s engineering division Atomstroyexport (ASE).

A tele-conference was held during the inauguration ceremony between the Nuclear Information Centre (ICONE) at Novo Theatre and the similar centre in Belarussian capital city of Minsk, that is also building their first nuclear power plant with Russian assistance.

Yousuf Tushar, General Secretary of Bangladesh Photographic Society conducted a master-class on ‘How to be a good photographer’ for the members of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) Nuclear Club, Photographic Societies of BUET and Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST). 

Maxim Dobrokhotov, Director of Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Dhaka gave away certificates to the eight Bangladeshi photographers for their achievement in the ASE Int’l Photo Awards 2019.

The exhibition is open for visitors at Nuclear Energy Information Centre at Novo Theatre from 10.00am to 4.00pm everyday except Wednesdays.

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