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Bangladesh Folk Art & Crafts Foundation

About Bangladesh Folk Art & Crafts Foundation

Traditional folk art and crafts of Bangladesh are an integral part of our culture. This is a symbol of our ethnic identity and traditions of the past.The continuity of folk lifestyle of Bengal, Visual aesthetics in life & our dreams are all embodied in the craft. Bangladesh Folk Arts and Crafts Foundation was established in 1975 for looking back at our past, To base the present on a solid foundation of the past and finding the right destination for the cultural future. Sonargaon a glorious ancient township of Bengal's history. Sonargaon was the capital of ancient Bengal for three hundred years

Sonargaon cannot be separated from the rulers of the Sultan period, Baro Bhuiyan Chief Isa Khan and the famous Muslin. With the advice & financial support of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman & sincere efforts from Shilpacharjaya Jaynul Abedin perfectly choose the historic Sonargaon to look back on our golden tradition. Its clearly mentioned about the encouragement of crafts in Bangladesh Folk Art and Crafts Foundation Act 1998 (1998 Act No. 8 of the Act) Section 7 (f) of sub-section. The main objective of this Foundation is to revitalize folk art and crafts through collecting, preserving, displaying, researching, sponsoring, promoting etc.