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Visualising the present through Anup’s art

How does your work comment on current social and political issues?

Celebrating the Bengal tigers through art

Self-taught artist Nazir Hossain is popularly known as ‘Tiger Nazir’, for his remarkable contribution to folk art, and paintings of tigers. He mainly works with the traditional medium of art, ...

Painting stories from the hills

Jayatu Chakma from Rangamati portrays the struggles, insecurities, and uniqueness of the Jumma people through his art. His fascination towards art traces back to his childhood, as he started...

Together for half a century

In this Eid special, we talked life and experience with Ramendu Majumdar and Ferdousi Mazumder, the evergreen couple.

Curtains down: 46 cinema halls in Tangail closed down in 15 years

There were 51 cinema halls in Tangail in the 1990s. But only five managed to survive while 46 could not due to lack of audience.

DhakaYeah wins Alliance Française Pakistan - People’s Choice Award at Lahore Digital Arts Festival

Lahore Digital Arts Festival (LDF) celebrates Pakistan’s digital culture by gathering a community of artists and audiences to explore the convergence of art and technology. LDF intends to initiate...

September 4, 2021
September 4, 2021

Visualising the present through Anup’s art

How does your work comment on current social and political issues?

August 14, 2021
August 14, 2021

Celebrating the Bengal tigers through art

Self-taught artist Nazir Hossain is popularly known as ‘Tiger Nazir’, for his remarkable contribution to folk art, and paintings of tigers. He mainly works with the traditional medium of art, ...

July 31, 2021
July 31, 2021

Painting stories from the hills

Jayatu Chakma from Rangamati portrays the struggles, insecurities, and uniqueness of the Jumma people through his art. His fascination towards art traces back to his childhood, as he started...

July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021

After MasterChef, Kishwar working with Michelin star chef Yomoda

Culinary sensation Kishwar Chowdhury is the first Bangladeshi-Australian to secure the third place in the internationally renowned cooking show, MasterChef Australia. She fought for the title of...

June 29, 2021
June 29, 2021

National Art Exhibition’s 24th edition begins today

The 24th edition of the National Art Exhibition 2021, a flagship art venture by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), will begin today (June 29).

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

Indian news outlet mentions Bangladesh-origin MasterChef contestant Kishwar as ‘Indian’

An Indian media outlet has recently mentioned Kishwar Chowdhury, a MasterChef Australia contestant of Bangladesh origin, as an “Indian contestant”.

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

Prachyanat to receive government grant

Under the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, grants were allocated to 270 organisations from the fine arts and theatre sectors across the country, for 2020-2021. However, a number of prominent theatre...

June 21, 2021
June 21, 2021

270 cultural organisations receive government grants; Prachyanat, Wrishij Shilpi Ghosthi not listed

Under the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, grants have been allocated to 270 organisations from the fine arts and theatre sector across the country, for 2020-2021. However, a number of prominent...

June 13, 2021
June 13, 2021

18 artistes, 2 organisations to receive Shilpakala Padak 2019, 2020

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy announced the names of 20 recipients for its prestigious Shilpakala Padak 2019 and 2020.

June 13, 2021
June 13, 2021

Bangladeshi artist Fawaz Rob’s artwork voted best in PenhArt International Exhibition

Fawaz Rob’s artwork, “Long Walk Home” was voted as the best entry among all participants at PenhArt International Exhibition. Jurors and audience voted his work to be the best among eighty...