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BTV, the regular broadcasting partner of Chhayanaut's yearly New Year Celebration programme, aired the special programme on 14 April from 7:00am to 8:00am last year. This year's programme is also following the same schedule, she stated.

"The programme will compile and showcase some of the new and previous performances of Chhayanaut artists, and this year we are featuring performances focusing on the Golden Jubilee of our glorious Independence. Aside from BTV, Chhayanaut will also broadcast the programme on its YouTube Channel Chhayanaut Digital - Platform," Lisa added.

One of the most awaited festivities in Bangladesh, Chhayanaut and its traditional cultural extravaganza marking the Pahela Baishakh on 14 April has earned its fame as one of the grandest regular cultural celebrations in the world since its inception in1961.

The traditional festivities in Ramna Park did not take place in 1971 during the Liberation War of Bangladesh, and 2020 marked the second year when the institution had to cancel its usual celebration due to the Covid-19 situation.

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