Harry Potter fest in Bangladesh
Harry Potter Festival
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Bloomsbury publishing Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the British Council is hosting Harry Potter Festival. The festival will run through five public libraries as part of its collaboration with the public libraries through the Libraries Unlimited which is another British Council Project. This collaboration aims to engage communities using the public library network to build public awareness of and access to library and information services through different events and activities like –
• Art competition
• Magic show by Jewel Aich
• Panel Discussion
• Treasure Hunt
• Quizzes and games
• Wizards Classroom
• Magic Potion Classroom
• Diagon Alley: Exhibition of Harry Potter props
A daylong ‘Harry Potter Festival’ will be held on Sunday, reports UNB.
The British Council Bangladesh is hosting the festival to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Bloomsbury publishing ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’.
The festival will be held at five public libraries as part of its collaboration with the public libraries under the Libraries Unlimited which is another British Council project.
The festival will feature art competition, magic show by Jewel Aich, panel discussion, treasure hunt, quizzes and games, wizards classroom, magic potion classroom while it will arrange an exhibition titled ‘Diagon Alley: Exhibition of Harry Potter props’
Harry Potter is a series of fantasy novels written by British author JK Rowling while the first novel ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ was released on 26 June 1997.
The series has been translated into 67 languages while all the seven books have been released in unabridged audio book versions, with Stephen Fry reading the UK editions and Jim Dale voicing the series for the American editions.
Online registration will be needed to get the entry pass in the festival while interested visitors can visit to register http://bit.ly/harrypotterfestival.