Nakshi Kantha

Nakshi Kantha¬†embroidered quilt said to be indigenous to Bangladesh. The term nakshi kantha, popularly used in Bangladesh, is found even in medieval literature. The name nakshi kantha became particularly popular among literate people after the publicaton of¬†jasimuddin’s poem Naksi Kanthar …

Bono Bibi : The spirit of Sundarban

The largest mangrove forest in the world, the Sundarbans, are home to the Bengal Tigers and are spread across Southern Bangladesh and West Bengal in eastern India. Bonbibi is a legendary lady of the forest, revered by both Hindu and …

Dubla Rash Mela

Dubla Rash Mela is not only a big fair for Bagerhat, it is undoubtedly one of the biggest fairs in the country. Twenty thousand temporary fishermen who work on Dubla and neighboring islands to catch and dry fish are the …