The 36th ‘National Poetry Festival-2024’ will be held at Hakim Chattar on Dhaka University cam-pus from February 1-2.
Poets from Argentina, Nepal, Germany, Iraq, the Philippines and other countries would participate in the festival.
Jatiya Kabita Parishad General Secretary Tariq Sujat disclosed the information at a press confer-ence at the Jatiya Press Club (JPC) yesterday.
The slogan of this year’s National Poetry Festival is “Juddho Gonohattya Shoha Na Kobita”.
Poet Nirmalendu Goon, who won the Ekushey Padak, Independence Day Award and Bangla Acad-emy Literary Award, will inaugurate the 36th ‘National Poetry Festival 2024’.
President of Jatiya Kabita Parishad and Pro Vice-Chancellor of DU Prof Muhammad Samad was present at the press conference.
Convener of National Poetry Festival parishad Shihab Sarkar and various sub-committee conveners Rubi Rahman, Aminur Rahman Sultan, Dilara Hafiz, Nasir Ahmmed and Aslam Sani were also present at the press conference.