Pohela Boishakh Mela in Dhamrai

Pohela Boishakh Mela in Dhamrai
The mela is inside the boundary of Hardinge High School



Dhamrai is around 45 kilometers apart from dhaka city. This is under the Dhaka district, and also just beside the Manikganj district. During every Pohela Boishakh the Doyel Shilpo Goshti (Doyel Cultural Group) uses to arrange a cultural fair (which is locally known as Boishakhi mela). This is one of the largest and well known Mela in Bangladesh.


Pohela Boishakh Mela in Dhamrai
The Mela Gate



The Mela was held inside the boundary of Hardinge High School (Dhamrai). This school was developed at 1914, almost a century old. If you want to enter the Mela, you have to enter through the school gate, and then the Mela gate. You won't require any entry fee for this Pohela boishakh mela.


Pohela Boishakh Mela in Dhamrai
Nagor Dola



The mela ran for 5 days starting from the pohela boishakh. I saw plenty of local crafts and other stuffs at mela for souvenir. The mela had a nagor dola for a ride. There was also a cultural program show going on, performed by the local stars. I was enjoying the show, but it was almost 7:00pm, and I had to return back to Dhaka.


Pohela Boishakh Mela in Dhamrai
Before the evening it was totally packed.



Pohela Boishakh Mela in Dhamrai


Pohela Boishakh Mela in Dhamrai


Actually its quite hard to explain the beauty of the mela, so better watch some pictures those are taken by me.


Pohela Boishakh Mela in Dhamrai
Almost packed



Pohela Boishakh Mela in Dhamrai
The sprinkle, before evening



Pohela Boishakh Mela in Dhamrai
A baby is writing "pohela boishak 1417" at her face



Pohela Boishakh Mela in Dhamrai
Crowds are enjoying the Mela



Pohela Boishakh Mela in Dhamrai
The sprinkle at night



This article has written by Lonely Traveler,
for the blog http://icwow.blogspot.com/



Wednesday, 14th April 2010


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