Islami Bank-Samadhara 3rd Kobita Utshob was held on February 23, 2017, Thursday at the National Theater Hall of Bangladesh Shilpokola Academy, Dhaka. Asaduzzaman Noor MP, Minister for Cultural Affairs was the chief guest in the progam. The Weekly Samadhara with sponsorship of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited organized the festival.
Presided over by Poet Kayum Nizami, Poet Helal Hafiz and Professor Syed Ahsanul Alam, Vice Chairman of Islami Bank Bangladesh limited attended the function as special guests. Poet Professor Dr. Mohit Ul Alam, vice-chancellor of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University and Mohammad Mosharraf Hossain, Executive Vice President of Islami Bank addressed among others. Poet Nirmalendu Goon was awarded reception in the festival. A total 300 poets from two Bengals attended the festival.