Chobi Mela:

Chobi Mela is the biggest Photography Festival in Asia which is held after every two years in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Festival was launched in 2000. There are eight times Chobi Mela has been held in 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2013, and 2015. The 8th (VIII) Chobi Mela International Festival of Photography Bangladesh 2015 took place from 23rd January to 5th February, 2015. More than 30 artists from 22 countries participated in Chobi Mela VIII. The Festival is an initiative of Drik Picture Library Ltd and Pathshala South Asian Media Institute. It includes exhibitions, workshops, portfolio reviews, lectures, slideshow, etc. The Festival Director is Shahidul Alam, a Bangladeshi renowned photographer, artist, writer, and media teacher.

Chobi Mela Contact Information:

House 58, Road 15A (New)
Dhanmondi Residential Area
Dhaka 1209, Bangladesh
Tel: +880-2-9120125, 8123412, 8112954
E-mail for General Inquiries:
E-mail of Secretariat:


Published Date: 05/09/2015

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