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Thursday, November 25, 2010

‘Bangladesh on top of the Everest’ exclusive photo exhibition of Musa Ibrahim

Alliance Française de Dhaka will be hosting an exclusive photo exhibition titled ‘Bangladesh on top of the Everest” by Musa Ibrahim (the first Everest Conqueror) in its La Galerie from Friday, November 26, 2010 to Thursday, December 9, 2010.

The inaugural ceremony of this exhibition will held on Friday, 26th November 2010 at 5:30pm.

Muhammad Habibur Rahman, Former Chief Adviser of the Caretaker Government & Former Chief Justice of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh will be present as Chief Guest and Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique, Vice Chancellor of the University of Dhaka will be present as Guest of Honor while Matiur Rahman, Editor, Prothom Alo, and Mr. Salman Obaidul Karim, Managing director of Orion Group will be present as Special Guest to inaugurate the exhibition.

Musa Ibrahim, the first Bangladeshi to summit the Everest, is a traveller by interest. At the beginning, he started his travelling into the hills of Bangladesh in 2000. Then he stepped into the Himalayas in 2002. His mountain climbing hobby started in 2004 through active participation in basic mountaineering training. Later, he took part in mountaineering expeditions every year from 2005 to 2010. He founded the North Alpine Club Bangladesh (NACB) in 2007 with a slogan- "Mission 2010: Vision Everest". Following a relentless struggle, he attained his dream on May 23, 2010.

Earlier he took part in a group exhibition titled ‘Endearing Face of Himalayas’ in 2004 – his first endeavour of its kind. He also had another exhibition titled- ‘All and Sundry’ in 2007. Now, this is the exhibition on his historical 'Everest Expedition'. All the thrilling parts of his journey were documented with a 'point and shoot' camera taken from April 10 to May 23, 2010. This exhibition will expose the determination, challenges as well as the perseverance of Musa Ibrahim.

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