The second gala event of the Bangladesh Heritage Crafts Foundation was successfully completed. In addition to the exhibition, cultural events and talks were held in the capital city’s Hotel Radisson on the initiative of the TS event on August 23 and 24, in which there were participated the minister’s advisers, as well as entrepreneurs and foreign ambassadors.
The purpose of the Heritage Crafts Foundation is to preserve, enrich the deadly traditions of this country and create markets abroad. After the first event in Gulshan on May 12 in 2018, the exhibition was organized in a larger range this time, so that participating artisans like Dhaka Banarashi, Jamdani, Rajshahi Silk and Tatar Sari have participated.
The participation of the media was also eye-catching. Media partners were ATN Bangla, Channel 24, The Daily Star, ABC Radio, Daily Samakal, The Pages Magazine and online portals thepages.com.bd and BD Hernet TV.
Tootli Rahman, the founding president of the Heritage Crafts Foundation, organized the event. She called all to come forward to protect our deadly crafts. At the inauguration ceremony, he said, it is not possible for any single person or institution to restore this tradition.
However, the chief guest of the inaugural ceremony, the political adviser to the Prime Minister, H T Imam, said that the craft was endangered but not deleted. He said it was not true that all traditions were lost. They still have a chance to be renewed.