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  • Baroque music performed at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

    A musical evening titled, 'Son Ar Mein Consort Vers Les Indes Baroqueson', was held at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy recently.

  • An offering of songs of language and love in spring

    As part of our regular musical programmes, Star Melodies, an initiative of The Daily Star to promote Bangla music, will host a special musical evening titled, 'Falgun-er Rongey Aanka Bhaasha O Bhalobashar Gaan' (songs of language and love portrayed through the colours of spring).

  • Pandit Barin Mazumder Music Fest Concludes

    In 1963, music exponent, educationist and Ekushey Padak winner Pandit Barin Mazumder, founded the Government Music College in Agargaon, Dhaka. To commemorate the 98th birth anniversary of the maestro, Government Music College recently organised a two-day long music festival titled Pandit Barin Mazumder Sangeet Utshab 2019, at its premises.

  • 'Shesh Din' works its magic

    In the spirit of Valentine's Day, artistes Tahsan and Tina launched their latest music video on the official YouTube channel of the music label, CD Choice, recently.

  • Pandit Barin Mazumder Music Festival 2019 begins today

    Ekushey Padak winning classical musician Pandit Barin Mazumder was the pioneer behind establishing the Government Music College in Dhaka.

  • Nirmal Kumar Das honoured in India

    Bhawaiya Sangeet Academy O Parishad Cooch Behar, West Bengal India, recently honoured renowned Bangladeshi dotara artiste Nirmal Kumar Das with Sangeet Churamoni Samman.

  • Trainwreck

    In what is the most historic event in the Bangladeshi metal music industry, Trainwreck recently beat the other participants of Bangalore OpenAir's competition segment to ensure a place in the biggest metal concert in the world, the Wacken Open Air in Germany.

  • HSBC hosts grand musical soiree

    According to William Shakespeare, “If music be the food of love, play on..." (Act 1, Scene 1, Twelfth Night). To entertain music lovers with a feast of melodies, HSBC Bangladesh hosted a grand musical soiree held at the Oasis Garden of Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka recently.

  • HSBC hosts grand musical soiree

    According to William Shakespeare, “If music be the food of love, play on..." (Act 1, Scene 1, Twelfth Night). To entertain music lovers with a feast of melodies, HSBC Bangladesh hosted a grand musical soiree held at the Oasis Garden of Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka recently.

  • Bappa and Susmita's 'Megher Chithi' to launch today

    Ace singer Bappa Mazumder and the popular Susmita Anis have paired up for a new song, titled 'Megher Chithi'.

  • Singer Kamal Ahmed

    Kamal Ahmed releases 16th solo album

    In the month of the International Mother Language Day, award-winning musician Kamal Ahmed kicked off the release of his 16th solo album, Ekusher Shorolipi, with the music video of the song, Ekush Maney Oasundor Aar Oakollyaner Biruthdhe. The video was released on Laser Vision's YouTube channel on February 1.

  • Sabbir Nasir makes a comeback

    90's musician Sabbir Nasir has returned with a new song titled, Tumi Jodi Bolo, composed by Muntasir Tusher. The singer has teamed up with promising artist Nasir Nasha for the song. Tumi Jodi Bolo has been released on Gaanchill Music's YouTube channel.

  • FAREWELL, ARUNENDU DAS

    Arunendu Das, a pioneer in Bangla alternative songwriting, passed away in London on February 3 at the age of 81. He played an integral part in composing music for Moheener Ghoraguli, in the band's later years.

  • Happy Birthday Bappa Mazumder!

    Today marks the birthday of one of Bangladesh's most beloved vocalists and composers, Bappa Mazumder. Born to classical maestro

  • Reetu Sattar's 'Harano Sur' at International Film Festival Rotterdam

    Promising Dhaka-based performance artist Reetu Sattar's film, 'Harano Sur (Lost Tune)', was screened thrice at the 2019 International Film Festival Rotterdam.

  • Deepto Music Fest 2019 takes off today

    The Deepto Music Fest 2019 begins today at Deepto TV's headquarters in Tejgaon. Organised by Deepto TV, the two-day fest features a

  • Combatting extremism with baul music

    With an aim of creating awareness about violent extremism, a musical programme that presented Baul songs was organised at the Government Boys' High School's playground in Manikganj recently.

  • Presenting songs woven with literary metaphors and imagery of nature

    The elements and connotations of nature are recurrent themes in Bangla songs. Our poets and lyricists, with their insightful contemplations, soulfully composed many songs using literary similes and metaphors intertwined with the imagery of nature.

  • Presenting songs woven with literary metaphors and imagery of nature

    The elements and connotations of nature are recurrent themes in Bangla songs. Our poets and lyricists, with their insightful contemplations, soulfully composed many songs using literary similes and metaphors intertwined with the imagery of nature.

  • Avash's new single out now

    The video for the second single of the band, Avash, was released on their official YouTube channel recently. Avash is led by acclaimed musician Tanzir Tuhin, the former vocalist of the Bangladeshi rock band, Shironamhin.

  • Conclusion's 'ODYSSEY'

    Rock band Conclusion is one of the fastest rising acts in the music scene, with their debut album 'Mohakashchaari' taking it to orbital

  • 20th death anniversary of Satya Saha

    Yesterday marked the 20th death anniversary of esteemed Bangladeshi musician and composer, Satya Saha. In his memory, his son and renowned composer Emon Shaha shared a picture taken in 1997, where his father sang his remixed version of hit song 'Athoi Jole Dube Jodi Manik Pawa Jay'. Photo: Emon Shaha's Facebook Page

  • Alauddin Ali still in ICU

    Alauddin Ali still in ICU

    Celebrated composer and music director Alauddin Ali was hospitalised recently due to respiratory illness. Being a cancer survivor has already left his lungs weaker.

  • Rising young talent in the classical music scene

    Johan Protik Rozario, a promising upcoming talent in the classical music scene, released his first CD titled, Journey begins with Classical Music at SFX Greenherald International School recently.

  • Sangeet Utshab at Dhaka University

    Department of Music, University of Dhaka (DU), will hold a two-day music festival Sangeet Utshab 2018 at TSC from January 27-28. This year, the festival will include cultural programmes, along with different workshops on music.

  • Noted Lyrisist Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul

    Remembering Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul

    Noted lyricist, composer and music director Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul passed away in Dhaka in the early hours of Tuesday at the age of 63. A freedom fighter, Imtiaz Bulbul joined the Liberation War in 1971 when he was only 15 years old.

  • Eminent Musician Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul

    Looking back at Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul's classics

    Freedom fighter Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul was a legendary figure in the music industry and will forever remain immortal through his creations.

  • A FRIEND LOST FOREVER

    Imtiaz Bulbul, Andrew Kishore, Kumar Bishwajit – three stalwarts of the music industry, were also very close friends.

  • Don't forget me

    In his final public post on social media, the legendary Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul wrote, “I posted this so that you don't forget my face'. With his unfortunate demise yesterday, the entire nation remembered the musician as they shared the photo of him, posted a day after his birthday.

  • JU's Heem Utshab concludes

    Winter is an exciting and festive time for the Jahangirnagar University (JU) community. To welcome the season, students of the campus arranged a three-day-long winter fest from Thursday titled, Heem Utshab, which captured the local culture for the fourth consecutive time, with the theme, Su ashay kete jaak, kuashar ghor.

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