This year Bangladesh celebrating the birth century of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Due to COVID 19 Pandemic, the celebration has been cut into a minimum limit. but the Mujib Borsho started with a huge glorified and adventurous beginning along with Bangabandhu National Adventure Festival (BNAF) 2020. Last Saturday, organizers released the official adventure film of BNAF 2020.
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Father of the Nation, was born on Mar 17 in 1920 at Tungipara village of Gopalganj. His 100th birth anniversary is in 2020. On the eve of the 100th birth anniversary of Bangabandhu, Chittagong Hill Tracts Development Board and Bangladesh Adventure Foundation organized the Festival in Bangladesh, which is first of its kind in the country.
From 11 January to 15 January, 100 participants from all around Bangladesh, India, and Nepal participated in this grand event which held on the 3 hill districts of Bangladesh. Different adventure activities and sports were arranged in Rangamati, Bandarban, and Khagrachhari. The attractions of the festival included mountaineering, cave discovery, hiking, trail run, rope course, sailing, canoeing, Mountain biking, and others.
The organizers have published the official BNAF 2020 adventure film on the eve of holy Eid ul Adha on last Saturday (1 August). The video was premiered on the official Facebook page of Bangladesh Adventure Foundation.
The festival is expected to impact on promoting adventure sports and tourism in Bangladesh and shed light on managing a healthy life for everyone through adventure activity, Promote sustainable Eco-tourism, improved livelihood of the mountain people, and consequently minimize the adverse effect of global climate change.
Organizers are hoping to organize adventure event like this years BNAF 2020 in the near future if the COVID-19 situation come under control or the new normal got excepted by everyone, by maintaining all the hygiene rules by the health officials. Cause adventure and sports can make the human immune system more strong. And to fight the odds, people have to face it with strong intention and Discipline. because “life is adventure”.