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Name of Organization, Institution, Company, or School:
Machizo Multimedia Communication
Focus of Study/axe de l'étude/foco de estudio
Multimedia local content, web, ICT4D, popular culture, climate change, environment, education
What languages do you speak?
Bangla , English
URL?
http://www.machizo.com
What did you film on 12.12.12?
Filming the rickshaw & rickshaw culture in Dhaka's street with popular culture practices.

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Rickshaw Tour - Dhanmondi to Mohammadpur

Posted on October 1, 2010 at 3:01am 0 Comments



The Satmasjid Road links Dhanmondi and Mohammadpur directly, from Rifle Square to the Mohammadpur bus stand. The road not only links two areas but also in reality two distinct lifestyles. The inhabitants of Dhanmondi are comparatively rich, well-educated and lead a modern life that is reflected in the shopping centers, apartments and…

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Riding on a Rickshaw

Posted on October 1, 2010 at 2:55am 0 Comments



Rickshaw, the traditional eco-friendly, non-motorized vehicle in Bangladesh . Japanese word rickshaw refers to Jin-rickshaw. It is a popular transportation in West Bengal and around Bangladesh since 1938. First time it was a vehicle of the high society but now has becomes common transportation of middle class.



Bangladeshi rickshaw is artistic decorated by plastic flower, ornaments and rickshaw art. These arts are done by enamel colors, usually bold and vivid.… Continue

Riding on a Rickshaw

Posted on October 1, 2010 at 2:50am 0 Comments



Rickshaw, the traditional eco-friendly, non-motorized vehicle in Bangladesh . Japanese word rickshaw refers to Jin-rickshaw. It is a popular transportation in West Bengal and around Bangladesh since 1938. First time it was a vehicle of the high society but now has becomes common transportation of middle class.



Bangladeshi rickshaw is artistic decorated by plastic flower, ornaments and rickshaw art. These arts are done by enamel colors, usually bold and vivid.… Continue

Struggle for Existence: Rickshaw Art and Artist

Posted on October 1, 2010 at 2:30am 0 Comments



The schools of art do not well treat and give recognition to rickshaw art and artists. The nonacademic rickshaw artists excellently visualize the time, life, traditions, lifestyle with entertained motifs. The journey of this art in Bangladesh was started since 1940, when the European jute exporters living in Narayanganj and Netrokona, Mymensingh; had first imported cycle rickshaw from Calcutta for their personal use. Of that time, it was a vehicle of elites. The main… Continue

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At 3:04am on October 22, 2011, mohammad safi ul alam said…

Dear Nice to meet you here, can i get clear idea about the street mobile shop ?

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