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Event ID:  11029
Contact Name:  F R Sarker
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Contact Phone:  +8801711521706
Organization:  Bangladesh Astronomical Society
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Dates:  4th October 2016 to 4th October 2016
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Type:  Public
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Country:  Bangladesh
State/Province:  Enayetpur
City:  Sirajganj
Event Name:  Celebration of World Space Week-2016
Event Description:  Celebration of World Space Week-2016 will be held on the 5 October 2016 from 9AM to 3PM.
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Report on the Results:  Since 2003, Bangladesh Astronomical Society has been regularly celebrating the World Space Week in Bangladesh and since 2004 its main Event is held at Enayetpur, Sirajganj a village which lies about 80 miles northwest of Dhaka. “Celebration of World Space Week-2016” was held on Wednesday, 5 October at the premises of Mohakash Bhaban, Enayetpur. WSW-2016 was the completion of 13th Anniversary of Celebration of World Space Week at Enayetpur. At 10:30 a Spectacular Street Rally starting from North of Balur Math paraded over over the streets of Enayetpur and converged in the venue of the Concluding Session. Students and Teachers wearing Caps, Badges and holding Placards of World Space Week – 2016 in their hands, chanted slogans. At 11:00 – 11:45 Space Art Contest was held in the lawn of Mohakash Bhaban in which about 100 students took part and drew pictures on their imagination about “My Dream Planet”. Simultaneously Water Rocket Launch Contest was held on Spur of River Jamuna in which about 35 Students had participated and Launched Water Rockets. The concluding session of the WSW-2016 was held in the premises of Mohakash Bhaban in which about 2,000 students with teachers and Space enthusiasts had taken part. The programme continued from 11:00 to 16:00. The Concluding Session was made with lots of events like Space Debate, Space Lecture, Space Quiz and Space Dance in which students took part and felt them happy. There was another interesting event in which 5 Kids dressed with uniform of Space Shuttle Astronauts, paraded on the Stage for a few minutes so nicely that audience burst into laughers for their excellent performances. At the end, successful contestants were awarded Prizes. 12 students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) of BRAC University came to participate in Celebration of World Space Week -2016. They were astonished to see such a huge numbers of participants in different events of this celebration. They brought some Badges from BRAC University Dhaka and awarded to the winning contestants in different events. Among those who delivered their lectures in the Concluding Session were, Prof. Dr. Hossain Reza, the Honorable Vice Chancellor; Prof. Dr. Nazmus Sadat, Chaiman of Dept. of Pharmacy of Khwaja Yunus Ali University; Mr. F.R. Sarker, Vice-President of Bangladesh Astronomical Society and National Coordinator in Bangladesh for World Space Week Association; Mr. AFM Hassan, Education Officer Chapainawabganj; Mowlana Abdul Awal, Head Master of Meherunnesa Girls High School; Mr. Abdul Kader, Head Master of Enayetpur High School; Mr. Abdul Matin, Senior Teacher of Enayetpur High School; Mr. Wahidozzaman Wahid, Principal of ICL School; Mr. Sourav Hasan, Student of Dept. of CSE of BRUC University Dhaka; Space Enthusiast Mr. Ahmed Mustafa Khan Bacchu; Space Enthusiast Mr. Saidul Islam and others.
Attendance:  2500
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