The Season of Festivities


ARKA Fashion Week

Set to take place between 26-28th October 2023, ARKA Fashion Week is an event that seeks to explore the potential of fashion and become THE place to showcase the rich tradition and vibrant culture of contemporary fashion in Bangladesh. This event, which aims to take place bi-annually, wishes to discover the best new designers and brands out there and bring them to the centre stage. ARKA Fashion Week is curated to attract a diverse group of people. There are 6 segments in the event, each targeting different facets of fashion and culture – Fashion Show, Marketplace, Design Lab, Art Gallery, Music and Food Zone. Be sure to attend this one-of-a-kind event and soak in the spirit of fashion.

Dhaka Flow – Festival of Yoga & Wellness

An exciting and fast progressing wellness movement initiated by the renowned writer and activist, Shazia Omar, Dhaka Flow is back for a second round! Dhaka Flow emphasises the benefits of traditional movement, mindfulness, meditation & yoga, and the incredible healing power of nature to improve a person’s life. Due to take place on the 10th and 11th of November 2023, from 9 AM – 6 PM at Gulshan Society Lake Park, Gulshan 2, this edition of Dhaka Flow will offer sessions and workshops by renowned wellness professionals and practitioners. A free and open to public event, Dhaka Flow urges everyone to attend the festival to experience the benefits of fitness and wellness in their lives. To register for the event, please visit their website or social media pages.

Dhaka Makers 2

Dhaka Makers, a festival aiming to uplift and bolster the ever-evolving creative scene of Dhaka, is set to launch its second edition soon! As we all know, the first edition of the event took the city by storm, so there is no doubt that the news of ‘Dhaka Makers 2’ will be met with much excitement! Seasoned or fresh artists and photographers willing to showcase their work at the event’s Gallery, and creators and/or entrepreneurs looking to book a stall in the Marketplace, can now apply through the Dhaka Makers website.

Bangladesh Wedding Couture Week 2023

After the grand success of the first-ever edition of Bangladesh Wedding Couture Week (BWCW) last year, the organisers are expected to be back with the second edition towards the end of this year. The event is a joint collaboration initiated by Zurhem, Sahar Rahman and Sarah Karim and curated with the same elegance and glamour that these brands embody. Keep your eyes peeled for more information about the event which will be released to the public very soon!


Photographs: Collected