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  • SHAKTI to perform at Pan Pacific Sonargaon

    Music lovers in Dhaka are set to witness a brilliant performance by SHAKTI, a renowned fusion band which combines elements of traditional Indian music with elements of jazz.

  • IGCC celebrates spring in Chhayanaut

    An Indian and Bangladeshi collaborative lyrical-musical-dance ensemble, titled Madhur Basanta, was recently held at the main auditorium of Chhayanaut. Indira Gandhi Cultural Center (IGCC), in collaboration with Indian High Commission, Bangladesh, organised the event to celebrate spring in Bangladesh.

  • TRESemmé Bangladesh Fashion Week to begin on February 23

    TRESemmé has owned the fashion platform in Bangladesh, sponsoring fashion events since its launch in 2015. This year, TRESemmé intends to revolutionise the Bangladesh fashion scene by launching the TRESemmé Bangladesh Fashion Week 2019.

  • Bengal's 'Phagun Shamirone' concludes

    Bengal Foundation organised a spring festival titled, Phagun Shamirone, at Bengal Boi in Dhaka. The festival, featuring literary discussions, launching of books and audio CDs and

  • Rafiqun Nabi's 'Smritir Pothrekhay' launched at Bengal Boi's 'Phagun Samirone'

    Eminent artist and cartoonist Rafiqun Nabi writes about life in his book 'Smritir Pothrekhay'. The narration starts from his birthplace, Nawabganj, and discovers the true beauty of Old Dhaka. Besides places that hold importance in his life, he talks about the memories he created around the city – parks, the stadium, his university etc.

  • Spring, harnessing the colours of life

    Heralding the arrival of spring, the nation celebrated Pahela Falgun yesterday. Every year, this day is celebrated to welcome the season of flowers -- symbolising youth, vigour and love. People from all over the country rejoiced, donning colorful attires and floral garlands, with performances of music, dance, drama and poetry to welcome the most endearing season of all.

  • Afzal Hossain unveils two books

    Afzal Hossain has entertained his fans and well-wishers throughout his career, not only as an actor, but also as a director, painter and writer. A man of many talents, he has written two books for this year's Ekushey Grantha Mela, Unish Nong Kobita Mokam and Shaban Makha Rowd, published by Anannya.

  • The 2019 BAFTA Awards

    At the 72nd British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, Olivia Colman's performance as the unstable,

  • Bishwo Shahitto Kendro turns 40

    Bishwo Shahitto Kendro (BSK) celebrated its 40th founding anniversary yesterday through holding various programmes in its building. Professor Abdullah Abu Sayeed founded the institution with

  • Reesham Shahab Tirtho

    This year, in the Ekushey Boi Mela, Tirtho has designed covers of books by renowned writers, including the likes of Habibullah Siraji and Khasru Choudhury.

  • Celebrating Mother Language in the light of art

    Artopolitan, an art organisation promoting visual arts and artists of the world, and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in association with the Ministry of Cultural Affairs,

  • Patho natya utshab 2019

    'Dhonshostup' was performed by theatre troupe Shongshoptok from Narayanganj yesterday, at the Jatiya Patho Natya Utshab.

  • Celebrating Mother Language in the light of art

    Artopolitan, an art organisation promoting visual arts and artists of the world, and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in association with the Ministry of Cultural Affairs,

  • Patho natya utshab 2019

    'Dhonshostup' was performed by theatre troupe Shongshoptok from Narayanganj yesterday, at the Jatiya Patho Natya Utshab.

  • Spring looms over Dhaka

    To celebrate the end of the winter days and to gear up for spring with festivities, Dhaka saw two weekend fairs taking place in different corners of the city. Many people flocked to Dhanmondi's Drik Gallery to attend 'Pousher Pala', while in Niketon, 'Go Deshi', an initiative to support and promote locally produced crafts and goods attracted large crowds.

  • Celebrating Life's Filmmaking Workshop Concludes

    The three-day programme titled The Daily Star-Standard Chartered Bank Celebrating Life Filmmaking Workshop 2018, concluded recently at The Daily Star Centre.

  • Grand Finale of 'Rodoshee Presents Amar Prithibi Tumi' held

    The grand finale of Rodoshee Presents Amar Prithibi Tumi was held successfully at the Rose Dell Convention Center recently.

  • Grand Finale of 'Rodoshee Presents Amar Prithibi Tumi' held

    The grand finale of Rodoshee Presents Amar Prithibi Tumi was held successfully at the Rose Dell Convention Center recently.

  • Kali O Kalam awards four young wordsmiths

    The Kali O Kalam Torun Kobi O Lekhok Puroshkar for the year 2018 was conferred to four aspiring young writers and researchers for their achievement and pursuit of literary works.

  • STAR Cineplex now in Dhanmondi

    STAR Cineplex now in Dhanmondi

    STAR Cineplex, a pioneer for premiering blockbusters in Bangladesh, launched their second outlet through a festive celebration recently.

  • Pran Premium Ghee-Anandadhara Pitha utshab Concludes

    The Pran Premium Ghee-Anandadhara Pitha Utshab was a marquee celebration of one of the best facets of Bangladeshi culture, Pitha.

  • Pran Premium Ghee-Anandadhara Pitha Fest

    Pran Premium Ghee-Anandadhara Pitha Fest held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel

    The two-day Pran Premium Ghee-Anandadhara Pitha Fest was inaugurated by Mahfuz Anam, Editor and Publisher, The Daily Star in the presence of Laila Hasan, Tariq Anam

  • Star Cineplex opens in Dhanmondi

    A new branch of Star Cineplex, the first ever multiplex cinema hall in Bangladesh, will be inaugurated today at the Shimanto Square shopping complex in Dhanmondi.

  • Star Melodies to present 'Prakriti – Upomaye Gaantha Bangla Gaan'

    Star Melodies, an initiative of The Daily Star to promote Bangla music, will hold a special musical programme, titled, Prakriti – Upomaye Gaantha Bangla Gaan (Nature as Literary Metaphors Used in Bangla Songs).

  • Afzal Hossain to publish two books at Ekushey Boi Mela

    Afzal Hossain is a name that needs no introduction, as he is one of the most popular television stars from the 80's. Fantastic news for

  • Guru-Shishsho: Shishsho-Guru begins today

    The inaugural ceremony of the group art exhibition titled, Guru-Shishsho: Shishsho- Guru (Preceptor-Disciple: Disciple-Preceptor) is all set to commence today at 5:30 pm at La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka. It is the first group exhibition by The Oriental Painting Studio Bangladesh.

  • Udichi celebrates 107th birth anniversary of Ronesh Dasgupta

    Ronesh Dasgupta was not only an eminent writer, journalist and cultural activist of Bangladesh, but also one of the founding members of Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigoshthi.

  • 17th Dhaka International Film Festival 2019 held

    Women in Cinema Conference 2019 at DIFF

    An array of topics on women in film was discussed at the fifth Dhaka International Conference on Women in Cinema 2019. The conference was organised at Alliance Française de Dhaka by Rainbow Film Society, in association with the Women and Gender Studies department of the University of Dhaka (DU), as a part of the 17th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF).

  • Chobi Mela X to open on February 28

    The tenth edition of Chobi Mela launches on February 28, 2019. In a press conference held yesterday at Drik's new gallery in Panthapath, the organisers updated the media on the upcoming programme. The festival will continue with many happenings till March 9.

  • 17th Dhaka International Film Festival 2019 held

    Women in Cinema Conference 2019 at DIFF

    An array of topics on women in film was discussed at the fifth Dhaka International Conference on Women in Cinema 2019. The conference was organised at Alliance Française de Dhaka by Rainbow Film Society, in association with the Women and Gender Studies department of the University of Dhaka (DU), as a part of the 17th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF).

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