Press Conference to Announce 20th BYPAC
On June 1, 2015, a press conference was held at Gulshan Club,Dhaka to announce the various activities in connection with the two decade celebration of Berger Young Painters? Art Competition. Mr. Mohsin Habib Chowdhury, Senior General Manager Sales & Marketing, Mr. A.K.M. Sadeque Nawaj, General Manager Marketing, eminent artist and Chairman of the Jury Committee, Mr. Syed Jahangir and coordinator of BYPAC, Professor Abdus Shakur Shah were present in the press conference. Mr. Sadeque Nawaj welcomed the journalists and highlighted the contribution of Berger Paints in the field of art and its commitment to the development of the youth through various CSR initiatives.
In 2015, Berger Young Painters' Art Competition steps into its 20th year. To mark the historical journey, Berger Paints Bangladesh Ltd. has chalked out various initiatives that will add a new dimension to this prestigious event. In the press conference, Mr. Mohsin Habib Chowdhury announced the plans for celebrating two decades of BYPAC.
In addition to the prize money, the 1st, 2nd & 3rd winners of the 20th BYPAC will visit the National Art Museum of Singapore, Bangkok & Malaysia respectively and 4th, 5th & 6th winners will visit University of Rabindra Bharoti, Kolkata. Renowned artist, Professor Rafiqun Nabi will be honoured with the Life Time Achievement Award of 20th BYPAC. An exhibition of still photographs of the winning paintings of last 19 years (1996-2014) will be held simultaneously along with the regular exhibition of the top 40 paintings of 2015. A supplement will be published in daily newspapers and also a special publication will be published showcasing winning paintings and highlights of 20 years. The two-decade celebration of BYPAC will be dedicated to one of the key mentors from the inception of this event, Late Professor Qayyum Choudhury.
Mr. Syed Jahangir and Mr. Abdus Shakur Shah also spoke on the occasion and answered to the queries.