Tag: Bangladesh 50

Bangladesh 50 Essay

Bangladesh 50 Essay: How did the independence war of 1971 affect the identity of those in Bangladesh by Niha Miah

Celebrating Bangladeshi heritage on the 50th anniversary of the Bangladesh war, struggle and subsequent Independence

Bangladesh 50 Summer celebration event

Bangladesh 50: Stories of 71 summer celebration event

On Sunday 4th July Toynbee Hall hosted a series of events honouring and celebrating Bangladeshi heritage of the 1971 liberation.

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Stories of 71 Summer events: Celebrating Bangladesh50 at Toynbee Hall

As part of Bangladesh 50 celebrations, we’re hosting two events honouring the powerful history of Bengalis (in the UK and Bangladesh) during the liberation struggle in 1971.

Meeting of Bangladeshi Community leaders

Bangladesh 50: Stories of 1971 – A Story Competition

To celebrate East London’s rich heritage and Bangladesh’s 1971 independence movement, Toynbee Hall is hosting a stories competition to capture what life might have been like at that time.