Dhaka: People are all set to welcome the first day of Spring with the Bengali month of Falgun in a colourful way with flowers and attire.
Being a day full of colours, people, especially teenagers and kids, tend to celebrate this occasion with bright colours and freshness of flowers.
Charukala, the Fine Arts Faculty of Dhaka University arranges a spring festival in its premises to celebrate the day. Different organizations and institutions across the country also have arranged programmes to welcome Falgun.
Falgun is the eleventh month in the Bengali calendar and the first month of the season, Spring, the king of all six seasons in the Bengali calendar that brings back warm sunshine, budding flowers and dancing birds.
The first of Falgun is known as Pahela Falgun and usually falls on February 13 of the Gregorian calendar.