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23 Jan 2015 - 05 Feb 2015

Dhaka | Chobi Mela VIII

26Shantaram The 8th edition of Chobi Mela, the international festival of photography and the single biggest photography event in Asia, takes place in Dhaka, Bangladesh from January 23 to February 5 2015. The theme of this year's festival is INTIMACY, interpreted in many ways by the selected photographers from around the world. 22Bruy.jpg_1401056144   Since its inception in 2000, Chobi Mela has been the single biggest photography event in Asia and the first of a regular biannual, one that has become one of the highlights of the Asian calendar. It is organised by Drik Picture Library Ltd. and Pathshala South Asian Media Institute. 06seanlee.jpg_1401947088 Take a look at the programme and the exhibitions this year. Images (from top): Mahesh Shantaram (India); Antoine Bruy (France); Sean Lee (Singapore) Carousel image: Max Pinckers (Belgium)