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  • ‘Syed Mohidul Islam Smaran Utsab 2019’ opens at BSA

    In memory of playwright, actor and director Syed Mohidul Islam, a five-day festival titled Syed Mohidul Islam Smaran Utsab 2019, began recently at National Theatre Hall, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA). The event was organised by Batikrom Natya Goshthi.

  • Karam Utshab concludes in Sylhet

    People from different districts attended the festival and performed their rituals. On the opening night, the community people, led by the chief, prayed under the ‘Holy Karam’ tree.

  • Jamdani Festival underway at Bengal Shilpalay

    National Crafts Council of Bangladesh and Bengal Foundation jointly organised a five-week Jamdani Festival, a celebration of the proud heritage of Jamdani weaving in Bangladesh, demonstrating the outstanding skills and the artistic finesse of our weavers.

  • BRAC IED organises children’s book launching event

    BRAC Institute of Educational Development (BRAC IED), organised a story book launching event for children, recently at their premises. The books were part of a series titled ‘Esho Golpo Shuni’, written by 16 authors. 30 books, 15 each for two age groups (1-

  • National Mourning Day observed in Mymensingh

    Marking National Mourning Day 2019, a painting competition for children was held at Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin Sangrahashala in Mymensingh.

  • Depicting the Grace of Monsoon in Rangamati

    Bangladesh Ethnic Artists’ Forum, in association with Abinta Gallery of Fine Arts and Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited, has organised a three-day (August 14-16) art camp in the Rangamati Hill Districts. Around 70 artists from 52 indigenous communities of Bangladesh

  • Tribute to the Father of the Nation

    Marking the 44th death anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy is hosting a month-long tribute to the Father of the Nation.

  • Chhayanaut pays homage to Rabindranath Tagore

    To commemorate the 78th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, Chhayanaut arranged a cultural programme recently at their premises, a practice the organisation has been carrying out committedly.

  • Paeans to Muhammad Jahangir

    The entire lobby, entrance and the front stage of the National Theatre Hall, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy was enlivened with the portraits of renowned journalist, writer and cultural personality, Muhammad Jahangir. The adorned bouquets and lighted candles

  • ‘Nazrul Utshab 1426’

    ‘Nazrul Utshab 1426’ was held at Chhayanaut on July 25 and 26, celebrating the best of the National Poet’s works. Renowned artistes, as well as students from different institutes, performed at the festival.

  • Boishakhi Music Contest – Powered by Rangs Desi Karaoke

    Rangs Electronics Ltd, the official distributor of Sony in Bangladesh, recently handed over crests and gifts to the winners of ‘Boishakhi Music Contest – Powered by Rangs Desi Karaoke’ at the Sony flagship Store in Bashundhara City Shopping Mall.

  • Islamic cultural programme

    In an attempt to increase their involvement in cultural activities, students from various madrasas from Gopalganj partook in a cultural programme comprising of Islamic songs,

  • Announcement

    Chhayanaut is scheduled to arrange a two-day programme titled ‘Nazrul Utshab’, which will focus on the works and life of our National Poet. The occasion is set to begin tomorrow and continue till the day after, from 7 pm onwards and is open for all.

  • ‘Tagore Blends East and West’ launched at BSA

    Artistes Swapan Dutta and Anandamayee Majumdar jointly unveiled their latest album titled Tagore Blends East and West, presented by Satoto Limited,

  • Star Melodies’ riveting presentation of ‘Emon Diney Tarey Bola Jai… Srabon Shondha-e’

    In the midst of monsoon, five noted singers – Mahadeb Ghose, Priyanka Gope, Shimu Dey, Md Yousuf Ahmed Khan and Shukonna Mazumder Ghosh – brought down showers of encapsulating melodies in Emon Diney Tarey Bola Jai…

  • Announcement

    Starting today, Chhayanaut is organising a two-day ‘Rabindra Utshab’ at their premises, to celebrate Rabindranath Tagore, his works and philosophy. The programme is scheduled to commence from 7 pm at the main auditorium.

  • Festival de Cannes 2019 draws its curtains

    The most anticipated film festival, Festival de Cannes 2019, recently concluded, shedding light on some of the notable films of the year.

  • Bangladesh pavilion opens at Venice Biennale

    The 58th edition of the Venice Biennale, one of the oldest and most prestigious art events in the world, started off yesterday. Pavilion of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, for the third consecutive time, is proudly exhibiting the artworks by Bangladeshi artists -- Bishwajit Goswami, Nazia Andaleeb Preema,

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    Sunsilk Divas winners announced

    The grand finale of the first ever female music reality show of Bangladesh, Sunsilk Divas, took place recently at International Convention Centre Bashundhara, Dhaka.

  • Joloj’s watercolour show marks Shilpangan’s 27th anniversary

    Old Dhaka is the birth place of our art practice; be it fine art or performing arts like poetry, music and dance. It also bears the testimony of Mughal architecture. Traditional festival, like Shakrain, are unique heritages of the Old Dhaka.

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    Loko Sangeet and ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at NDUB

    Notre Dame University Bangladesh (NDUB) hosted Boishakhi Mela 1426 recently at their campus. The day started with a Mongol Shobhajatra, followed by a moment of silence for the tragic incidents in New Zealand and Sri Lanka. Members of the NDUB family...

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    Meril-Prothom Alo Awards 2018

    The 21st edition of the Meril Prothom Alo Awards was held recently at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre. Members of the film fraternity as well as Television were awarded at the event.

  • BACHSAS awards to be broadcast today

    Bangladesh Cholochitra Sangbadik Samity (BACHSAS) golden jubilee and the BACHSAS awards 2014-18 will be broadcast live on Channel i at 3:05 pm.

  • Jatiya Nazrul Sammelan ends in Moulvibazar

    The three-day long Jatiya Nazrul Sammelan ended recently at the Moulvibazar Government High School auditorium. The conference was jointly organised by Moulvibazar District Administration and the Nazrul Institute.

  • DCI and RSC organise concert to support underprivileged children

    The Distressed Children and Infants International (DCI) and Rights and Sight for Children (RSC) organised a concert for underprivileged children at the Krishibid Institute Bangladesh Auditorium recently.

  • DCI and RSC organises press conference on children rights and sight

    The Distressed Children and Infants International (DCI) and Rights and Sight for Children (RSC) organised a press conference on Children Rights and Sight

  • Pohela Boishakh celebrations at Manikganj

    Jahid Maleque Sawapan, the health and family welfare minister and lawmaker from Manikganj-3 constituency, was present at the function, presided over by SM Ferdous, the deputy commissioner of Manikganj.

  • Aretha Franklin posthumously awarded with Pulitzer Prize Special Citation

    The Queen of Soul made history by becoming the first individual woman to earn a special citation prize ever since the introduction of the Pulitzer Prize.

  • Nrityanchal's ode to Meera Bai

    Nrityanchal's ode to Meera Bai

    Nrityanchal, one of the most renowned dance companies of the country, recently staged the dance drama, Meera, based on the life of Meera Bai, at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

  • With 'Lever Ayush Hajaro Konthe Borsohboron 1426'

    Bhutan PM enjoys the Bangla New Year

    The spirit of our cultural festivity filled the air as the rays of the early morning sun of the Bangla New Year 1426, beamed with the

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