'In The 21st February 1952, some valiant sons of the then East Pakistan (present Bangladesh) sacrificed their lives to establish Bangla as the state language. For remembering their sacrifice a book fair is organized by Bangla Academy and featured as the Amar Ekushey Book Fair held annually in the month of February. It is one of the largest book fairs in South Asia held at Bangla Academy courtyard and the historic Suhrawardy Udyan. Books of different genres and subjects are available in the fair which can be the exciting souvenir for your friends and relatives.
Bangla Academy is located in the Dhaka University area. Anyone can take Car, Bus, CNG, and rickshaw to reach Bangla academy.