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    National Human Rights Theatre Festival ends today

    With the theme “Jagi Drohe, Mukto Pran-e”, the three-day (December 8-10) long 11th National Human Rights Theatre Festival 2017 began on December 8 and will conclude today at Rabindra Sarobar, Dhanmondi.

  • UNESCO recognises Bangladesh's Shital Pati

    Shital Pati is a beautiful craft item originating from Bangladesh. About four thousand families from the 100 villages of the greater Sylhet region are traditionally involved with making various crafts items.

  • A lighthouse of Dhakai Cinema

    What would you do if you went to a theatre to watch your favourite movie and found all the seats had been sold out? Probably you would return home disheartened and wait for the next show.

  • Contemporary dance performance “Rush” at Goethe-Institut today

    “Rush”, a contemporary dance production under Goethe Institut's Young Choreographers' Platform, will be staged today at its auditorium at 5pm and 7:30pm today.

  • Celebrating the great scientist

    The 150th birth anniversary of noted Polish-French scientist Marie Curie was recently celebrated with enthusiasm at Marie Curie School,

  • SAARC countries show off their culture

    The hurly-burly metropolis of Dhaka experienced a weekend of heart-warming cross-cultural exchange at Bangladesh Shilpakala

  • To rise from the storm

    Gems of Nazrul, an initiative to portray National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam's musical genius in new light and popularise his spirited songs, released the music video of “Jhor Jhonjhaye Orre Nishan” today, marking December, the month of Victory. This is the sixth production of the initiative, led by eminent Nazrul Sangeet exponent Sadya Afreen Mallick.

  • Weeklong wood sculpture exhibit ends in Chittagong

    A seven-day solo sculpture exhibition titled “Mon Baganer Pakhi” featuring works of artist Samiran Dutta concluded at Chittagong's Shilpakala Academy's Zainul Abedin Art Gallery on Wednesday.

  • Dramatists honoured at Munier Chowdhury Memorial programme

    To commemorate the 92nd birth anniversary of noted playwright and Martyr Munier Chowdhury, a memorial programme was held at the National Art Plaza of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on November 27.

  • “I have performed on every big stage in the city…”

    Imon Ahmed, if briefly explained, moves like a storm. The very first time I saw him unleash this storm was when I knew that this boy had a story to tell.

  • “Nazrul in the 21st century” conference held at UU

    A two-day seminar titled “Nazrul in the 21st century” came to a close on November 22, at Uttara University, says a press release.

  • Banglalink Next Tuber crowns winners

    The Grand Finale of Banglalink Next Tuber -- the country's first digital reality show – was held on Friday in Dhaka, crowning Ahnaf Nasif and Rafid Mahadi, members of rap-battle based video content channel Fusion Production as the winners.

  • Three Bangladeshi films Saarc film fest

    Three Bangladeshi films at SAARC Int'l Film Fest

    The festival will open with Indian film “Pinky Beauty Parlour”, and feature a total of 24 feature-length and short films. India and Sri Lanka have the highest representation at the competition with five filsm each; Nepal has four entries; Bhutan, Afghanistan and Pakistan each have two titles at the festival while Maldives has one.

  • Citibank pays tribute to Ferdous Wahid

    Citibank Bangladesh organised its annual event “Gaan-e Gaan-e Gunijon Shongbordhona” to celebrate the lifetime contributions of renowned singer Ferdous Wahid. The programme was held at Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden on November 17.

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    Nabanno Utshab celebrated in Chittagong

    On a sunny afternoon of Kartik (seventh month of Bengali calendar), a Nabanno Utshob 1424 was held with colourful festivity and a cultural programme organised by Shishumela at Enayet Bazar Women's College premises on Tuesday.

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    Celebrating the bounties of Nabanna

    Nabanna Utshab will be held today at Bakultala, Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University and at Rabindra Sarabar, Dhanmondi.

  • Resurgence Khadi

    Resurgence of Khadi by FDCB The two-day show that captivated hearts

    The long awaited and highly anticipated fashion show finally took off on the 3rd of November and concluded with a bang on the 4th. It was two days of the finest representation of conscious creativity.

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    Channel i hosts “Humayun Mela”

    Since his tragic passing, Channel i has been hosting a special fair every year for Bangladesh's favourite novelist, screenwriter and film

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    Curtains rise on Kolkata Int'l Film Fest

    The Kolkata International Film Festival opened on November 10 with a star-studded ceremony, featuring Bollywood bigwigs Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan...

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    Uttarayan to celebrate seventh anniversary

    For years, cultural organisation Uttarayan has worked tirelessly to promote Tagore's legacy in Bangladesh, and has made successful endeavours to connect Tagore exponents in Bangladesh and West Bengal. Beginning their

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    “Chandalika” staged in USA to aid Bangladeshi flood victims

    A benefit dance event was held on November 5 at the US city of Kansas, to raise funds for flood-affected people of the USA and

  • Proma Abonti - A life dedicated to Odissi dance

    Proma Abonti, a leading Odissi exponent from Bangladesh, has promoted and taught the dance form across the country for 16 years.

  • A masterful blend of Rasa and modernity

    A retrospective exhibition showcasing an array of artworks by eminent sculptor Hamiduzzaman Khan is on at the Nalinikanta Bhattashali Gallery of Bangladesh National Museum (BNM).

  • Bangladeshi children wow Delhi audience

    Bangladeshi children wow Delhi audience

    When a group of Bangladeshi child artistes concluded their dance to the ever-popular foot-tapping number “Tak Dum Tak Dum Bajai Bangladesher Dhol”, the packed audience at the National School of Drama (NSD) in Delhi burst into thunderous applause on Friday.

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    iflix launches in Bangladesh

    On-demand entertainment streaming service iflix launched its service in Bangladesh yesterday, in partnership with telecom operators Robi.

  • A decade of promoting arts and culture

    October 28 marked the 10th anniversary of The Daily Star and Standard Chartered Bangladesh's Celebrating Life, which awarded

  • Srishti organising dance-drama festival at BSA

    Renowned dance school Srishti Cultural Center is organising a four-day dance-drama festival at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy from November 1-4. The festival, for which Meena Bazar is the title sponsor, will showcase four popular dance dramas led by eminent dancers and choreographers of the country.

  • Shamsur Rahman's life and works remembered

    On the occasion of poet Shamsur Rahman's 88th birth anniversary, Bangladesh National Museum (BNM) held a commemorative programme at its premises in Sufia Kamal Auditorium, followed by the unveiling of a photography exhibition depicting the literary luminary's life in its main auditorium.

  • Poetry recitation programme in the city

    VAAB Bangladesh (VAAB) and the Rotary Club of Wheelers Hill in Australia recently organised a national poetry recitation competition for high school students of Bangladesh, at the VAAB Training Center in Adabor.

  • Harry Potter Festival takes off in Bangladesh

    The festival will be hosted in three different phases through five public libraries in Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet, Khulna and Rajshahi as part of its collaboration with Libraries Unlimited, which is another British Council project in partnership with the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and supported by the Department of Public Libraries.

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