8h ago| Theatre & Arts

Two-day ‘Anne Frank Fest’ held at Bangladesh Mahila Samity

The two-day “Anne Frank Fest”, organised by Mad Theatre, was held at the Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium of Bangladesh Mahila Samity from October 22. The chief guest at the inauguration ceremony were the...

23h ago| Theatre & Arts

Manan Morshed’s exhibition ‘Shut out of site’ underway

Prominent artist Manan Morshed’s dual solo exhibition, “Shut out of Site”, is currently taking place at Dwip Gallery in Lalmatia and the British High Commission Residence Project Space in Baridhara.

23h ago| Theatre & Arts

Fashion, passion and ambition with Azim Uddula

From the river of Cannes to the runaway of Paris Fashion week, Azim Uddula has conquered it all and continues to stride his way into international stardom with his brooding eyes and Greek-god like...

2w ago| Theatre & Arts

Bengal Foundation exhibits two documentaries

Bengal Foundation recently organised screenings of two documentaries at Bengal Shilpalay in order to celebrate 50 years of Bangladesh’s independence, read a press release.

2w ago| Theatre & Arts

Mong Mong Sho’s tribute to the fishermen

Mong Mong Sho’s exhibition, “Songs of Fishermen” is currently taking place at EMK Center in Dhaka. A painter from Maheshkhali, Cox's Bazar, Mong works with oil paints and watercolours. In 2010...

2w ago| Theatre & Arts

Translating Sultan through medium and philosophy

Dinar Sultana Putul is a contemporary artist based in Bangladesh whose art practices focus on the quasi-scientific research and documentation of organic mediums and materials that explore various...

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

In conversation with Ganga-Jamuna Cultural Festival convener Ghulam Kuddus

Amid the ongoing pandemic, the Ganga-Jamuna Cultural Festival enthralled audiences for the last 12 days at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA). The festival, which returned after a year on October...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

Revisiting 9 months of the Liberation War with ‘Battle of Bangladesh’

Echoing gunshots and rattling rifles took over the stage as marching, helpless, and unaware Bangla speakers first encountered the brutality of the Pakistani Army on March 25, 1971. Amidst...

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021

Bengal Foundation exhibits two documentaries

Bengal Foundation recently organised screenings of two documentaries at Bengal Shilpalay in order to celebrate 50 years of Bangladesh’s independence, read a press release.

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021

Mong Mong Sho’s tribute to the fishermen

Mong Mong Sho’s exhibition, “Songs of Fishermen” is currently taking place at EMK Center in Dhaka. A painter from Maheshkhali, Cox's Bazar, Mong works with oil paints and watercolours. In 2010...

October 9, 2021
October 9, 2021

Ganga Jamuna Cultural Festival photo gallery

The ninth installment of the Ganga Jamuna Cultural Festival kicked off at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on October 1.

October 9, 2021
October 9, 2021

Translating Sultan through medium and philosophy

Dinar Sultana Putul is a contemporary artist based in Bangladesh whose art practices focus on the quasi-scientific research and documentation of organic mediums and materials that explore various...

October 8, 2021
October 8, 2021

'Marx in Soho' dives into the human side of the philosopher

Prominent theatre troupe BotTola, in association with Jatrik, presented their play, “Marx in Soho” at the Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium of Bangladesh Mohila Samity in Bailey Road, Dhaka, recently. The...

October 8, 2021
October 8, 2021

Padatik Natya Sangsad's 'Prerona' is a landmark play on autism

There is a girl crouching in the centre of the stage -- with a sketchbook and colors in her hand, she keeps on drawing. She knows that the society does not see her as "normal", she knows...

October 7, 2021
October 7, 2021

Reflecting on 1971 inside Prangone Mor’s ‘Condemned Cell’

Prangone Mor, one of the most celebrated theatre troupes in Bangladesh, staged their 31st production, “Condemned Cell”, at the Ganga-Jamuna Cultural Festival in the National Theatre Hall,...

October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021

Mohakal Natya Sampraday’s Ghum Nei’ mesmerises at Ganga-Jamuna Cultural Festival

As the lights turn off, the stage starts to vibrate with the sound of footsteps -- and then the audience sees a beautiful assembly of choreographed dance which wonderfully portrays the passion and...