Bahir Dar University is celebrating its 60th Golden Jubilee by organizing a series of fairs and events. As part of the festivities, the university opened an exhibition on June 5, 2023, showcasing its remarkable 60-year journey. The exhibition was specifically set up at the current campus of the Technology Institute, which was formerly known as the Polytechnic Institute.
The exhibition aimed to provide an opportunity for the university community, including students, faculty, and alumni, to explore and appreciate the rich history and achievements of Bahir Dar University. One of the highlights of the exhibition was a museum that displayed a collection of photographs featuring the dedicated teachers and administrative staff who have contributed significantly to the university over the years.
In addition to the historical displays, the exhibition also showcased the creative works of both past and present students and teachers. This included exhibits of various forms of artwork, such as paintings, sculptures, and installations, demonstrating the artistic talents nurtured within the university. The exhibition also featured a section dedicated to fashion design, highlighting innovative clothing, leatherwork, and leather product creations by students and faculty.
To ensure that the entire university and Bahir Dar City community had the opportunity to visit the exhibition, the university extended an invitation to all students, staff, and alumni. The exhibition was open during regular working hours till June 11, 2023, allowing individuals to explore the exhibition at their convenience. The exhibition provided a platform for the university community to come together, reminisce about their time at the institution, and witness the remarkable progress made by Bahir Dar University over the past six decades.
The exhibition at Bahir Dar University Institute of Technology served as a fitting tribute to its 60 years of existence and celebrated the contributions of the university’s members in academia, art, fashion, and craftsmanship.