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  • Dhaka Theatre's Selim Al Deen Festival begins

    Dhaka Theatre's six-day Selim Al Deen Festival opened yesterday at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, featuring an array of plays and other programmes.

  • Streax-Anandadhara Hairstyling Competition ends

    The Streax-Anandadhara Hairstyling Competition, which featured 12 upcoming and talented beauticians and photographers competing in an attempt to produce the perfect makeover and snapshots, came to an end yesterday.

  • ZAHIR RAIHAN Film Fest opens today

    Bangladesh Udichi Shilpi Goshthi is organising a two-day film festival beginning tomorrow to mark the 82nd birth anniversary of avant-garde Bangladeshi filmmaker and a torchbearer of progressive cultural movement in pre-Liberation Bangladesh, Zahir Raihan.

  • Special “Tasher Desh” staging today at BSA

    Bangladesh Institute of Performance Arts (BIPA), a US-based organisation – in association with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) will

  • Tagore remembered in Manikganj

    The 76th death anniversary of Tagore was observed at Sangskritik Biplobi Sangha (SABIS) auditorium in Manikganj town recently.

  • Promoth Chowdhury recalled in his ancestral house

    Leading Bangla writer Promoth Chowdhury was recalled at his ancestral house of Haripur village in Chatmohar upazila of Pabna for the first time on Monday afternoon amid festivity on the occasion of his 149th birth anniversary.

  • Mymensingh Shilpakala Academy honours eminent personalities

    Mymensingh Zila Shilpakala Academy honoured nine eminent persons and an organisation for contributions to their respective fields at a programme held at the academy auditorium recently. The academy authorities honoured the selected persons with the 'Shilpakala Padak' for the years 2016 and 2017 for their roles in the fields of music, art and research, said sources.

  • MAHADEV SAHA celebrated in M'singh

    Marking the 74th birth anniversary of poet Mahadev Saha, a programme was held at the hall room of Bengali Department of Govt Ananda Mohan College in the town on Saturday.

  • BRSSS observes Tagore death anniversary

    With the theme “Borshon Mondrito Ondhokar-e Eshechhi Tomar-i E Dwar-e”, Bangladesh Rabindra Sangeet Shilpi Sangstha (BRSSS) observed the 76th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore.

  • Pandit Swarnamoy launches album in port city

    A cultural evening featuring renditions of Pandit Swarnamoy Chakraborty was held in the port city on Saturday. On the occasion of launching his first vocal classical CD, Classical Music Students Forum Chittagong organised the programme at AK Khan Auditorium of Fulki.

  • A grand display of Bangladeshi art

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith inaugurated the 22nd National Art Exhibition 2017, organised by BSA on Wednesday, July 26.

  • The Aftermath Of Victory: Nat'l Film Award winners share feelings

    Despite the rainy afternoon that resulted in impenetrable traffic, the National Film Awards 2015 held on Monday was a monumental success.

  • National Art Exhibition 2017 opens tomorrow at BSA

    A press conference was held yesterday in this regard at BSA where BSA director general and director of Fine Arts Department of the academy were present. They elaborated on this year's arrangement.

  • National Film Awards '15 ceremony today

    Bangabandhu International Conference Center will see an august gathering of members of the country's film fraternity today, as the 2015 National Film Awards will be handed out there in a grand ceremony today at 4:30pm.


    To usher in the season of monsoon, cultural organisation Satyen Sen Shilpi Goshthi (SSSG) organised Borsha Utsab 1424 yesterday at Bokultola, Faculty of Fine Art (FFA), University of Dhaka.

  • First BIMSTEC Film Festival begins tomorrow

    The maiden edition of the BIMSTEC Film Festival will begin tomorrow (July 22) in the capital. Marking 20 years of the Bay of Bengal

  • BNSS to hold two-day Nazrul festival

    A two-day festival commemorating the 118th birth anniversary of Kazi Nazrul Islam will be held at the main auditorium of Bangladesh

  • Open places for fine arts

    Artist Hossain Muhammad Farook has been using an innovative technique to teach fine arts to his students at different outdoor spots on the bank of Brahmaputra river.

  • Homage to Sudhin Das and Karunamaya Goswami

    To pay homage to the memory of two eminent Tagore and Nazrul exponents, researchers, writers and artistes – Sudhin Das

  • Purnima's birthday plans

    National award winning actor Purnima's journey in the film industry began in 1998.

  • Eventful festival

    To mark 36 years of Loko Natyadal, the theatre troupe will arrange a four -day festival where eight plays directed by Liaquat Ali Lucky will be staged.

  • DOOB wins Kommersant Jury Prize at Moscow

    Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's “Doob” (“No Bed of Roses”) may be still awaiting censor clearance at home, but the film has already gotten some international recognition.

  • Udichi organises theatre workshop in M'singh

    Udichi Mymensingh District Sangsad organised a three-day theatre workshop at its Horikishore Roy Road office in the town that concluded on June 16.

  • Shashwati Garai Ghosh mesmerises with Odissi

    It was pouring rain, as they say, 'cats and dogs' this past Monday in Dhaka, and while most people were apprehensive about stepping out in this weather, not even the strongest gushes of wind and water could stop dance enthusiasts from commuting to Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy's Music and Dance Centre to watch Shashwati Garai Ghosh's mesmerising Odissi dance presentation.

  • Bangladesh presides over UNESCO Cultural Diversity Conference

    Bangladesh's Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor has been elected as the President of the 6th Conference of Parties to the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.

  • Udichi to usher in Monsoon today

    Bangladesh Udichi Shilpi Gosthi is all set to usher in monsoon, considered tthe most romantic season by bangalees, in a programme at Bangla Academy's Nazrul Mancha today.


    A performing arts troupe from China's Sichuan province held a houseful audience captive on Saturday at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.


    Since his debut into the limelight with “Hotath Brishti”, Ferdous has continued on a steady path of success that extends beyond Bangladesh.

  • Homage to Nazrul

    At the end of last year, Bhabna's director and choreographer, Samina Hussain Prema, launched a dance-drama based on Kalidasa's

  • Nazrul birth anniversary observed in New Delhi

    Kazi Nazrul Islam's multi-faceted talent as a litterateur remains an unknown commodity to the non-Bangali community and there is an urgent need to take him to a much wider international audience through English translation of his works.