DP Daily Prompt: From the Collection of the Artist
A hundred years from now, a major museum is running an exhibition on life and culture as it was during our current historic period. You’re asked to write an introduction for the show’s brochure. What will it say?
Culture and life in Bangladesh 21st century: Bangladesh is mostly ethnically homogeneous, 98.5% are of Bangladeshis are of the Bengali ethno-linguistic group. 98 % of Bangladeshis are fluent in standard Bengali or Bengali dialects as their first language.
Religion: Majority of Bangladeshis are Muslims and constitute 86% of the population, followed by Hindus 12%, those who practiced other religions are only 1%.
The culture of Bangladesh is composite and over the centuries has assimilated influences of Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Christianity.
It has manifested in various forms, including music, dance, drama , Arts and Crafts; folklore and folktale; languages and literature; Philosophy and Religion, ; festivals and celebrations as well as distinct cuisine and culinary tradition.
Festivals and dance styles of Bangladesh may be divided into three categories such as classical,folk and modern.Festival celebrations are Pohela baisakh, Independence Day, Eid-al Fitr, Eid-al- adha, Durga Puja and Language movement Day.
Cuisine:Fish and Rice are the staple food of Bangladesh
This is a preparation of rice for special occasions, normally Bengalis eat boiled rice with fish.
All the images are from Wikipedia.