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Bangladeshi Independence Day Celebration 2017

March 26, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Naree Shongothok (Women Organizing), a collective of community organizers of Bangladeshi descent will celebrate Bangladeshi Independence Day Celebration 2017 in New York through art and activism for positive social change. The event, ‘Shadhinota‘, will honor Bangladesh Independence Day with a special focus to Bangladeshi women’s history during the liberation war of Bangladesh and aftermath. The event will celebrate Bangladeshi women’s liberation through art, culture, activism, exploring labor, gender, violence and migration. Through photography, film, conversation, reading and performances the event will also highlights the works of some local Bangladeshi women artists.

Bangladeshi Historical Memory Project, Desis Rising Up & Moving, Law At the Margins, South Asia NYU, and NYU Club Bangla will assist and Co-sponsor the event with Naree Shongothok (Women Organizing)

  • Filmmakers: Farzana Boby, Rubaiyat Hossain, Chaumtoli Huq, Yasmine Kabir, Jennifer Samuel
  • Artists: Taslima Akhtar, Jannatul Mawa, Shurmmi
  • Performers: Abeer Hoque, Bangladeshi Historical Memory Project Jatra Troupe

Bangladeshi Independence Day Celebration 2017 is free and open to all.


Journalism Institute, 5th Floor
20 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003


Sharmin Hossain
Chaumtoli Huq


March 26, 2017
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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