Oitij-jo


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Oitij-jo at Bargehouse
  • time 11am-late
  • free day pass £7.50 (conc £5) for wider programme

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A three-day festival of the spirit and innovation of Bangladeshi culture.

Exhibitions of silks and saris from Benarasi and Jamdani; photography by Shahidal Alam and Enamul Hoque; live performances, fashion shows, a Rezia Wahid weaving workshop, parties, film screenings and items celebrating the history of muslin, the fabric first introduced to Europe in the 17th century.

There will also be a pop-up bazaar selling designer clothes, fashion accessories, crafts, books and jewellery and a lively programme of talks and discussions including a series of 'Adda' a form of debate hugely popular in the Bay of Bengal area.

Related website: www.oitijjo.org


This event is in the past. This is an archive page for reference.
 

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