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A Bangladeshi student of Dhaka University Art Institute paints a mask to sell as a part of Bengali New Year preparations in Dhaka on April 7, 2019. The Bengali calendar is solar, with the year beginning on Pohela Boishakh, which falls on April 14 this year, in Bangladesh. / AFP / Munir UZ ZAMAN
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Colourful masks made by students of the Art Institute of Dhaka University lie on the ground in preparation for the Bengali New Year celebration, in Dhaka on April 7, 2019. The Bengali calendar is solar, with the year beginning on Pohela Boishakh, which falls on April 14 this year, in Bangladesh. / AFP / Munir UZ ZAMAN
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A Bangladeshi student of Dhaka University Art Institute paints a mask to sell as a part of Bengali New Year preparations in Dhaka on April 7, 2019. The Bengali calendar is solar, with the year beginning on Pohela Boishakh, which falls on April 14 this year, in Bangladesh. / AFP / Munir UZ ZAMAN
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A Bangladeshi student of Dhaka University Art Institute paints a mask to sell as a part of Bengali New Year preparations in Dhaka on April 7, 2019. The Bengali calendar is solar, with the year beginning on Pohela Boishakh, which falls on April 14 this year, in Bangladesh. / AFP / Munir UZ ZAMAN
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A Bangladeshi student of Dhaka University Art Institute paints a mask to sell as a part of Bengali New Year preparations in Dhaka on April 7, 2019. The Bengali calendar is solar, with the year beginning on Pohela Boishakh, which falls on April 14 this year, in Bangladesh. / AFP / Munir UZ ZAMAN
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A Bangladeshi student of the Art Institute of Dhaka University hangs colourful masks for sale in preparation for the Bengali New Year celebration, in Dhaka on April 7, 2019. The Bengali calendar is solar, with the year beginning on Pohela Boishakh, which falls on April 14 this year, in Bangladesh. / AFP / Munir UZ ZAMAN
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Bangladeshi students of Dhaka University Art Institute paint masks to sell as a part of Bengali New Year preparations in Dhaka on April 7, 2019. The Bengali calendar is solar, with the year beginning on Pohela Boishakh, which falls on April 14 this year, in Bangladesh. / AFP / Munir UZ ZAMAN
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A Bangladeshi student of Dhaka University Art Institute paints a mask to sell as a part of Bengali New Year preparations in Dhaka on April 7, 2019. The Bengali calendar is solar, with the year beginning on Pohela Boishakh, which falls on April 14 this year, in Bangladesh. / AFP / Munir UZ ZAMAN
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A Bangladeshi student of Dhaka University Art Institute paints a mask to sell as a part of Bengali New Year preparations in Dhaka on April 7, 2019. The Bengali calendar is solar, with the year beginning on Pohela Boishakh, which falls on April 14 this year, in Bangladesh. / AFP / Munir UZ ZAMAN
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A Bangladeshi student of Dhaka University Art Institute paints a mask to sell as a part of Bengali New Year preparations in Dhaka on April 7, 2019. The Bengali calendar is solar, with the year beginning on Pohela Boishakh, which falls on April 14 this year, in Bangladesh. / AFP / Munir UZ ZAMAN
Updated 08 April 2019

Celebration of Bengali New Year 2019

Celebration of Bengali New Year 2019

A Bangladeshi student of Dhaka University Art Institute paints a mask to sell as a part of Bengali New Year preparations in Dhaka on April 7, 2019. The Bengali calendar is solar, with the year beginning on Pohela Boishakh, which falls on April 14 this year, in Bangladesh.