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  • Classic British Afternoon Tea at Le Méridien Dhaka

    Claiming the brisk afternoon of Wednesday, 12 September, 2018, the launch marked the introduction of Afternoon Tea with its own uniquely-assorted menu available every day from 2 pm and 6 pm at Latitude 23.

  • Prime pairing at Dhaka Regency Hotel & Resort

    Under the open skies of 30 August, 2018, Dhaka Regency's signature rooftop garden restaurant, Grill on the Skyline, hosted a four-course comprehensive dinner. The evening served as a tasting and review of the hotel's newest promotional venture, Prime Pairing, an opportunity to create your very own personalised steak dinner.

  • The Ballad of Ayesha

    Friday, 20 July 2018 was the evening of an epic coming to light again. The English translation of 'Ayesha Mongol'by Anisul Hoque, a best-seller of the late '90s,was launched at a special ceremony at Batighar, situated in the capital's BishwoShahittoKendrobuilding at Bangla Motor.

  • Introducing Rupchanda-The Daily Star Super Chef 2018: Shamsun Nahar (Neha)

    Rupchanda-The Daily Star Super Chef 2018 made way for an ultimate true talent and passionate culinary enthusiast – Shamsun Nahar (Neha). Neha's first cooking foray was at home, and later put her on a life-changing course of events. With wide knowledge about cooking and expertise acquired over the years, she won herself the most coveted 'Super Chef' title this year. This undoubtedly is a glorious achievement to be proud of. To learn more about Neha's transformative cooking journey, The Daily Star interviewed this talented Super chef after her great win.

  • A Gleaming Night at Anjans

    With the upcoming Eid comes a whole range of new products from every big fashion house in the country, and Anjans was no different. Famous for their ethnic and fusion collections that uphold the traditions of Bangladesh

  • 25 years of Kay Kraft

    A quarter century of fashion and style is a landmark for any fashion house, and for Kay Kraft, it was no exception. The event was aptly celebrated at Dhaka Regency on 14 May, 2018 with a delightful fashion show of their Eid collection for this year. Guests were welcomed to the show by Khalid Mahmood Khan and Shahnaz Khan, the founders of Kay Kraft.

  • I like to Bata, Bata...you like to...BATA

    The idea was to stylise the Bata brand with a renewed and uber cool look and demonstrate to the world that their favourite shoe brand is transforming, to remain as relevant as it has always been. “With the relationship between the consumer and the product Bata wants to be understood but never predictable, because predictability in a relationship is the kiss of death,” said Alexis Nasard, CEO, Bata. And the Bata


    From the biggest to the smallest of details that we appreciate and hate for them to pick up on, we often forget how much our mums do for us. In fact, when was the last time you thanked her for just being a mom? With an entire day set to the celebration of Motherhood --yes in case you have forgotten, this coming Sunday, the 13th of May, is Mother's Day-- why not try out something different; make her something special, or maybe get something custom made that not only serves the purpose but she can later flaunt to other's on how thoughtful (for a change) you were. Here are a few ideas on how to make this Mother's Day special.

  • Sajida Foundation's Mother's Day Social Change Campaign

    Mother's Day is around the corner and this 13th May, Sajida Foundation is out to make a difference. The foundation aims to recognize the extremely poor mothers who remain unappreciated, unrecognised and in the shadows, even though they work tirelessly and face the most challenging odds in their fight to ensure a better future for their children.

  • Three days of the Indonesia Fair 2018

    Warmest of smiles and a welcoming air, this is what visitors were greeted with- for three days from 26 April 2018, at a trade exhibition and fair held on the Ground Floor of the Le Méridien Hotel in Dhaka, giving an absolutely delightful experience for the visitors. More than 45 exhibitors promoted Indonesian products, ranging from the traditional and world-famous Indonesian Batik and jewelry, fashion and handicrafts, to services, food and beverages, automotives, and tourism destinations.

  • Bangladesh Ethical Fair 2018

    As the RMG sector of Bangladesh becomes a flourishing industry worldwide, it comes as no surprise that the celebration marking the fifth year of Fashion Revolution, the world's largest fashion activism movement, would be a grand affair. The Fashion Revolution Bangladesh's event, called 'Bangladesh Ethical Fair' was hosted in the cosy Bengal Boi at Road 27, Dhanmondi. The event, which took place from 24

  • Tenzing Chakma takes RMG to a new height

    Tenzing is known as the first designer to brand indigenous textiles through his line Sozpodor, of which he is also the managing director. His designs are an eclectic mix of deeply rooted ethnic traditions and mainstream Bangladeshi fashion with a touch of cosmopolitan trends.

  • The Sound Of Music

    Melody is meant to take you to a mystical place of absolute peace and harmony. Audiences who attended the seasonal show of Sound of Music on 23 March, 2018 were momentarily transported to that place.

  • Dhaka Vegan Supper Club

    The concept of a supper club is certainly unheard of in this part of the world and for obvious reasons; it is practiced more by our western neighbours. Commonly seen in different parts of the UK, restaurants and clubs provide supper and some form of entertainment to customers.

  • Transcendence through Image: An Art Exhibition by M R Hasan

    Voyaging through the postmodern era has broadened our perspectives and allowed us to take a more critical step towards realism, meta realism, hyper realism and the magnificent images created by MR Hasan, a renowned visual artist and documentary photographer, has crafted a passageway to explore that. “In reality, all our senses are only limited to certain boundaries, but my photographs are intended to transfer us beyond these boundaries to an

  • Ushering in spring with the Le Reve Fashion Show

    The spring season brings with it an aura of freshness and Le Reve's spring/summer collection 2018 tends to capture just that. With the motto for their new collection being “bold, bright and cosy,” Le Reve's clothing line this season is dominated by bold colours and fun patterns as was revealed in their exclusive fashion show. The event, which was held on the 17 February, 2018 in their store in Mohammadpur, not

  • Amar Ekushey Boi Mela 2018

    Back to the books

    The Boi Mela, the congregation of book lovers through the decades in an undeniable landmark in Dhaka's urban scenario.

  • Storytime in Dhaka

    Storytime in Dhaka: Tiny Jumps In

    Last weekend, 19 – 20 January, Inshra Sakhawat Russel took Tiny on a reading tour across the city, from Shahbag to Banani, at Pathak Shamabesh, Bengal Boi, Fantasium and finally, Gourmet Bazar.

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    Obhoyaronno Hosts Year End “Puppyville”

    When it comes to animal welfare and education through humane programmes, the first name that comes to mind is Obhoyaronno- Bangladesh Animal Welfare Foundation.

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    A celebration of all things Bangladeshi

    Prothom Alo and Unilever hosted a gala fashion show 'Sunsilk Noksha Biye Utsob' at the Grand Ballroom of the Pan Pacific Sonargaon on the 20th of December. A visually delightful stage welcomed the guests to the event themed 'Biyer Bajar Deshe.'

  • Sheba.xyz at Digital World 2017 expo

    Sheba.xyz is a household service marketplace that connects the verified service providers with customers on an on-demand basis. The

  • Winter Food Festival at Long Beach Suites Dhaka

    This winter, Long Beach Suites Dhaka is hosting a 'Winter Food Festival' at its Cozy Sizzler Restaurant. This festival will be held up to December 13, 2017.

  • Beat cancer with early checks at Parkway Hospitals Singapore

    Breast and gynaecological cancers and HPV are currently among the most common concerns among adult women, often festering silently due to prevailing taboos. Yet, there is no better way to battle these killer diseases than being on guard.

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    TRESemmé Khadi 'The Future Fabric Show', 2017

    The Fashion Design Council of Bangladesh is bringing back one of the most anticipated fashion events of the year -- FDCB Presents TRESemmé Khadi 'The Future Fabric Show 2017. The council teams up to breathe new life into fashion,

  • International Weavers Festival

    International Weavers Festival and the tale of a visionary

    The weather, unyielding; it was one of those days that anyone would wish they had stayed at home devouring khichuri and dim bhuna, instead of going outside.

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    The highflying Songket weaves

    Not even a week is left till the TRESemmé Khadi – 'the future fabric show 2017' and our excitement is building up and why not? Especially when world class designers like June Ngo are taking part in the show!

  • Dhaka Challenge 2017 by Thousand Miles Expeditions

    If your wanderlusting self is always looking for adventure but happens to be constrained by the busy schedules of the hectic city life, why not try doing something within the city itself?

  • Glitz, glamour and Zurhem

    Taking inspiration from Berlin's underground nightlife Mehruz Munir presents the Fall-Winter 2018 collection powered by BMW, in a private fashion show at the Radisson Blu Water Garden Dhaka.

  • Introducing Rupchanda-The Daily Star Super Chef 2017: Aysha Siddiky Pinky

    Aysha Siddiky Pinky has been dubbed as the traveller. Her journey so far has taken her from Bangladesh to Botswana to America to South Africa.

  • The Art of Healing – Lifestyle that Fights Cancer

    A cloud of darkness shrouds our mind stirring up a number of unpleasant emotions – unfathomable fear, misery and worries about the imminent future