A three-day exhibition on Myanmar’s Rohingya minorities who have taken shelter in Bangladesh will begin at Drik Gallery in the capital on 13 July.
Charity organisation Nirmegh Foundation and English schools students platform Art for Cause: Part 1 will jointly organise the exhibition titled ‘The untold stories about the Rohingyas’.
Organisers said at a meet the press programme on Wednesday that in the exhibition, art works of some 25 artists, photographers and graphic designers of different English medium schools of the capital will be showcased.
The English school students visited Rohingya camps and translated their emotions into art works.
Art for Cause president Shadab Naveed briefed journalists about the event. He informed that the chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on ministry of relief and disaster management Dhrindra Debnath Shambhu will inaugurate the exhibition and will be present as chief guest while Daffodil International University Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, professor Golam Rahman will be present as the guest of honour.
Shadab said that 40 students of different English schools of the capital visited Rohingya camps for two times and upon returning the camps they painted the miserable life of the Rohingyas.
He said that all the earnings from this exhibition will be used for the Rohingya cause.
Among others, Art for Cause vice president Dipto Biswas, Nirmegh Foundation founder Fahira Safa Khan spoke at the event.
Daffodil International University is the title sponsor of this event.
The exhibition will end on 15 July.