Friday, August 18, 2017 | ePaper

Fojit Babu’s photo exhibition Childhood’s Joy with Books

  • Print


Entertainment Desk :
The first day of the year is celebrated with immense joy and unparalleled appeal. The students of every school are cheering in joy with new books in their hands. The students are celebrating new academic year with the fragrance of new books. Through the cheer of new bud youths bloom the immense prospect of Bangladesh.
Now, no student of Bangladesh has to stop study because of book scarcity. The dropout rate at primary level was alarming few years ago. Many students had to stop study because of book scarcity too. All these are past now. Bangladesh has been distributing free books among primary and secondary school students for last seven years.
1st January is celebrated as Academic Book fair day at every educational institutions and schools of the country.
It is very rare to distribute such a huge number of books in the world. Bangladesh has reached a different height with the serious initiative to build a learned nation. UNESCO said, a few countries have given proper importance in spite of low income- Bangladesh is one of them. The ardent dream of childhood was lost for photographer Fojit Sheikh Babu. He had to stop study at the mid 1980s because of book scarcity. So the vast change of education stirred him a lot. So he wanted to disseminate the success story of Bangladesh’s education from his own personal emotion. The Photography exhibition Childhood Joy with Books is solely Babu’s alone initiative.
Babu’s 6th initiatives with 50 photographs are put on display now under the banner of Childhood’s Joy with Books which is going on at Julio Curie Hall in Paris, France. The three-day exhibition was inaugurated by world famous Bangladeshi painter Shahabuddin Ahmed.

More News For this Category

Satrajit is elated to work with Mir

Satrajit is elated to work with Mir

Director Satrajit Sen, whose film Michael is underway can’t get over his lead actor Mir. “I go back a very long way with Mir. It was way back in

Riya Sen ties the knot with

Riya Sen ties the knot with

beau Shivam Tewari :After much speculation about her nuptials, Riya Sen tied the knot with her long-term beau Shivam Tewari in a hush-hush ceremony in Pune. It was a

Friends & Family bring in Sangeeta Ahir’s birthday with a bang

Friends & Family bring in Sangeeta Ahir’s birthday with a bang

Even though once and still considered a taboo, Suicide and depression are rarely the theme of films in Indian cinema. Depression is alarmingly rising in the youth and adults

Khushi, Babu, Kushum, Chanchal in Eid play

Khushi, Babu, Kushum, Chanchal in Eid play

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Once upon a time, Sokal Ahmed was a journalist. Later he turned into director and earned appreciation from the viewers for his direction. Now he is

Sunny Leone sizzles in Trippy Trippy song from Bhoomi

Sunny Leone sizzles in Trippy Trippy song from Bhoomi

A week after the trailer of Sanjay Dutt’s most awaited comeback film Bhoomi was launched, the makers have now released a special song featuring Sunny Leone. The song titled

Prabhas gears up for Saaho after four and half years of Baahubali

Prabhas gears up for Saaho after four and half years of Baahubali

Baahubali has given Prabhas’s career a new horizon. With the character of Baahubali being such a massive success, it has indeed become a task for Prabhas to match up

Ekta Kapoor denies being the one behind the sacking of Pahlaj Nihalani

Ekta Kapoor denies being the one behind the sacking of Pahlaj Nihalani

In a move that was welcomed by many, the former CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani was sacked and replaced by Prasoon Joshi. While it was Smriti Irani who brought about

Prabir Mitra turns 77 today

Prabir Mitra turns 77 today

The maPrabir Mitra is one of the brightest names in our film industry. In the beginning of his acting career, he acted in role of hero. Later he concentrated to

Aadar Malik signs a French film

Aadar Malik signs a French film

Actor, Musician and popular standup comedian Aadar Malik (Nephew of Anu Malik, cousins - Armaan and Amaal Malik) has signed a french film "Sun", comedy in contemporary Paris by Jonathan

Three youths' Eid web series 'Baghbondi'

Three youths' Eid web series 'Baghbondi'

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Within very short days as a director, Vicky Zahid has established his name in media. Specially his works with the youths have already created attention among the