Mangal Shobhajatra now a UNESCO cultural heritage

Dhaka,  Mon,  05 December 2016
Published : 30 Nov 2016, 18:10:59 | Updated : 30 Nov 2016, 18:17:21

Mangal Shobhajatra now a UNESCO cultural heritage

The traditional procession taken out on the Bangla New Year is now a UNESCO cultural heritage.

The UNESCO included the ‘Mangal Shobhajatra’ in the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, the Bangladesh embassy in Paris said in a statement, reports bdnews24.com.

The statement by Ambassador M Shahidul Islam said the decision came from the 11th session of the intergovernmental committee on intangible cultural heritage in Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa. –RH

 
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