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  • His spirit remains immortal

    August 15, 1975 is a date that has cast a shadow so dark over our nation, that the tragedy of it shall forever haunt Bangladesh. Nothing can justify the atrocities unleashed upon the residence at House 677 of Road 32 in Dhanmondi.

  • Sumon Wahed's ode to Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin

    Promising artist Sumon Wahed, also a lecturer at the Department of Drawing and Painting, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka (DU), showcases an array of his brilliant artworks at Zainul Gallery 1 and 2, Faculty of Fine Art, DU. The six-day (August 12-17) exhibition titled 'A to Z Zainul' is open daily from 11am to 8pm.

  • An interesting show for National Mourning Day

    On the occasion of National Mourning Day, Duronto Television will air Bangabandhu, Nana Borne, Nana Rekhay, this month.

  • Madhupur commemorates World Indigenous Peoples' Day

    A beautiful cultural programme was held at Corpus Christy High School at Jalchhara under Madhupur Upazila in Tangail on the occasion of World Indigenous Peoples' Day. The Garo artistes performed their traditional songs and dances at the cultural event with their traditional musical instruments.

  • SM Sultan's birth anniversary observed

    The 95th birth anniversary of the legendary art maestro SM Sultan was observed yesterday in Narail. The Bengali avant-garde artist was born on this day in 1923.

  • Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy celebrates Rabindranath Tagore

    Recently, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) hosted a discussion and a cultural programme on the occasion of Rabindranath Tagore's 77th death anniversary.

  • The essence of Letters

    The art of letter writing has been in practice for a very long time, and the event highlighted that very essence using a recitation approach, which placed it in a class of its own.

  • Seminar on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman held at National Museum

    The Bangladesh National Museum has arranged a month-long programme comprising of photography and memorabilia exhibitions, poetry recitals, film screenings and seminars based on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of the Father of the Nation's 43rd death anniversary.

  • 'Basanta Raasleela' in the monsoon

    A special performance of traditional Manipuri art form Raasleela took place in the Ghoramara Dakshin Mandap, Kamalganj, Sylhet on July 28. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy took the initiative to document traditional art from all over Bangladesh.

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    Remembering The Nayak Raj

    It will soon be a year since the film industry lost the legendary Nayak Raj Razzak. The TV channels are prepping to pay homage to the actor on his first death anniversary.

  • Celebrating Life at JU

    Popular folk band Joler Gaan enthralled a large audience on Tuesday evening at Zahir Raihan Auditorium of Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus to mark the District tour of Standard Chartered-The Daily Star Celebrating Life.

  • Maiden Int'l Action Art Fair under spotlight

    Club for UNESCO of Piraeus and Island arranged the first International Action Art Fair at Chalkida in Evia Island, Greece.

  • Emran Mahfuz's 'Dirghosthai Shokshoba' released

    The launching ceremony of Emran Mahfuz's poetry album, Dirghosthai Shokshoba, was recently held at the Lionic Multimedia premises in Banglamotor.

  • Representing Bangla cinema in Seoul

    The Bangladesh Film Festival which began on Friday in Seoul, came to an end yesterday. It was organised by the Bangladesh Embassy in Seoul to strengthen the cultural ties between Bangladesh and South Korea.

  • Representing Bangla cinema in Seoul

    The Bangladesh Film Festival which began on Friday in Seoul, came to an end yesterday. It was organised by the Bangladesh Embassy in Seoul to strengthen the cultural ties between Bangladesh and South Korea.

  • 'The Ballad of Ayesha' launched at Batighar

    In a festive atmosphere of Batighar, Anisul Hoque's book Ayeshamangal's English translation The Ballad of Ayesha, launched with the presence of writers, poets and cultural personalities.

  • First ever Cineplex in Chattogram

    The first ever premium Cineplex in Chattogram is about to open its doors to the people. Chittagonians on Facebook are highly excited about 'Silver Screen', will finally fulfill the needs of movie-lovers in the district. It is situated on the 6th floor of Finlay Square.

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    Cultural festival in 64 districts of Bangladesh

    In order to raise awareness about the culture and heritage of Bangladesh, a cultural festival will be held in 64 districts of the country on July 20-21, 2018.

  • Professor Hayat Mamud steps on 80

    Eminent essayist-poet Professor Dr Hayat Mamud's 80th birthday was celebrated yesterday. The programme was organised by the publication house, Puthiniloy. It was held in Abdul Karim Shahityabisharad auditorium, Bangla Academy.

  • Turongomi's 'Aranya' to mesmerise this monsoon

    Turongomi Repertory Dance Theatre has long established itself as one of the most prolific dance troupes in the industry, having represented Bangladesh multiple times in the international arena.

  • Turongomi's 'Aranya' to mesmerise this monsoon

    Turongomi Repertory Dance Theatre has long established itself as one of the most prolific dance troupes in the industry, having represented Bangladesh multiple times in the international arena.

  • Remembering Abdullah Al Mamun

    Tomorrow marks the 76th birth anniversary of Abdullah Al Mamun, who was a nonpareil in the Bangladeshi theatre, television and cinema arena. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy will host a programme tomorrow from 4pm onwards in honour of the man of many talents.

  • 'Unmad' prize winners at the 40-year celebrations

    Recently, the 5-day 40-year-celebration of the satire magazine Unmad, came to a close, where three cartoonists were awarded. Morshed Mishu, who won the first prize, wanted to pursue a career in defence, but ended up being a cartoonist. He is an Assistant Editor at Unmad.

  • 'Unmad' prize winners at the 40-year celebrations

    Recently, the 5-day 40-year-celebration of the satire magazine Unmad, came to a close, where three cartoonists were awarded. Morshed Mishu, who won the first prize, wanted to pursue a career in defence, but ended up being a cartoonist. He is an Assistant Editor at Unmad.

  • 'Buddhacharita' to commemorate First World War centenary

    Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC), Dhaka presented a dance drama by Dr Mahua Mukherjee on 'Buddhacharita' - in Sanskrita Mahakavya by Asvaghosaon the life of Gautam Buddha at the main auditorium of National Museum in Shahbag of the capital.

  • BNSS holds Nazrul Utshab 2018

    Bangladesh Nazrul Sangeet Sangstha (BNSS) organised Nazrul Utshab 2018 marking the 119th birth anniversary of the National, Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. The two-day (July 6-7) festival, featuring solo and choral rendition of songs, recitation of poems and dance presentations, was held at the main auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum.

  • Celebrating Monsoon

    Apart from the environmental aspects of Monsoon, it plays a vital role in shaping our cultural legacy. Hence, every year it is welcomed with an assortment of arrangements across Bangladesh.

  • BNSS holds Nazrul Utshab 2018

    Bangladesh Nazrul Sangeet Sangstha (BNSS) organised Nazrul Utshab 2018 marking the 119th birth anniversary of the National, Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. The two-day (July 6-7) festival, featuring solo and choral rendition of songs, recitation of poems and dance presentations, was held at the main auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum.

  • Celebrating Monsoon

    Apart from the environmental aspects of Monsoon, it plays a vital role in shaping our cultural legacy. Hence, every year it is welcomed with an assortment of arrangements across Bangladesh.

  • National Film Awards 2016 held

    The biggest names in the film industry were honoured at the National Film Awards held at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center, Hall of Fame, yesterday.

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