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  • Chhayanaut greets ‘Boshonto’ with colours and melody

    Celebrating the arrival of Falgun, 1426, Chhayanaut arranged a colourful and joyous programme to greet Rituraj Boshonto, at their premises, recently.

  • Ramna Batamul case in limbo

    It has been almost 20 years since the dreadful Ramna Batamul carnage during a Chhayanaut event, which saw the death of 10 people.

  • Chhayanaut gets Indian Tagore award

    Bangladesh’s leading cultural outfit Chhayanaut is conferred the Indian government’s prestigious Rabindranath Tagore Cultural Harmony award for 2015 at an impressive function in New Delhi of India.

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Chhayanaut Bangladesh

    PM Modi congratulates Chhayanaut

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates all associated with Chhayanaut, a Bangladeshi cultural organisation, as it has been named for prestigious Tagore Award in recognition of its outstanding contribution to cultural harmony.

  • Tagore Award

    Chhayanaut named for Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony

    Bangladesh’s leading cultural outfit Chhayanaut is named as one of the three winners of Indian government’s prestigious Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony.

  • Chhayanaut's homage to Tagore

    To celebrate Rabindranath Tagore's 157th birth anniversary, his works and his philosophy, a two-day 'Rabindra Utshab 1425' commenced at the main auditorium of Chhayanaut Sangskriti Bhaban in Dhanmondi, Dhaka. The festival began yesterday.

  • Chhayanaut chalks out Pahela Baishakh programmes

    Chhayanaut, one of the most prominent cultural institutions of the country, announced their programmes for this year's Pahela Baishakh celebrations, their 51st edition of the event, at the Ramna Botomuul on April 14.

  • Breaking the barriers

    A room full of women -- young and old and wearing bright clothes and bindis with clinking bangles -- were in a celebratory mood on the eve of International Women's Day yesterday. Every single one of them had a success story following struggle and braking barriers.

  • Chhayanaut's musical tribute to the National Poet

    Marking the 41st death anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, Chhayanaut organised a programme featuring solo and choral songs with recitations from the literary creations of the poet on August 25.

  • Chhayanaut: From a seed to a protective tree

    As I entered the red brick Chhayanaut Sangskriti Bhaban in Dhanmondi, I was struck by its magnificence.

  • Tagore Award

    Chhayanaut observes Tagore death anniversary

    To observe the 75th death anniversary of Tagore, Chhayanaut organised a cultural evening at its main auditorium on August 6.

  • Sufia Kamal

    Chhayanaut to celebrate Sufia Kamal today

    Marking the 105th birth anniversary of Sufia Kamal -- one of Chhayanaut's founders, the leading cultural organisation of the country is set to hold a programme at its Ramesh Chandra Memorial Auditorium today. Solo and choral songs and recitation will feature at the programme, beginning 11am.

  • Tagore numbers at Chhayanaut's Srotar Ashor

    Eminent Rabindra Sangeet artistes Pramita Mallick of Kolkata, India and Laisa Ahmed Lisa performed at a musical soiree, titled “Srotar Ashor”.

  • Fearless songs ushering in good deeds

    Ushering in good deeds, artistes of Chhayanaut serenaded fearless songs in celebration of a two-day (May 7-8) Rabindra Utshab at its main auditorium.

  • Memorial programme on Waheedul Haq at Chhayanaut today

    Performance of selected choral songs will be held in an hour long (7am to 8am) programme while the evening session of the event will start at 6:30pm.

  • A boost to classical music

    Peshkar Cultural Forum organised the fourth episode of Raaga and Rhythm, its regular classical music soiree, at Chhayanaut's main auditorium on January 15.

  • DU and Chhayanaut to jointly celebrate Victory Day

    Dhaka University (DU) and cultural lighthouse organisation Chhayanaut are celebrating this year's Victory Day jointly.

  • [WATCH NOW] Immaculate offerings of Raaga and Rhythm

    Peshkar Cultural Forum organises the third session of the classical music concert titled “Raaga & Rhythm” at Chhayanaut’s main auditorium featuring both vocal and instrumental recital of Hindustani Classical Music.

  • Shikor: Where learning is joy

    With a view to introduce children to their cultural roots, Chhayanaut has been running Shikor, a special programme for young ones, for the last eight years.

  • A blend of Bharatnatyam and Carnatic music

    Kolpotoru, a sister concern of Shadhona, has organised a Bharatnatyam festival at the main auditorium of Chhayanaut. Amit Chowdhury, a guru of the troupe, along with eight of his disciples, will perform Bharatnatyam in a two-day (July 25-26) festival titled “Rongoprobesh”, a celebration of dance. The show will be held at 7pm everyday.

  • [WATCH] How Pahela Baishakh came to be

    Muntasir Mamun, Professor of History at University of Dhaka, and Hashem Sufi, Researcher of History, tell us the facts behind how Bengali New Year celebration on Pahela Baishakh came to be.

  • Nation welcomes Bangla New Year

    Nation welcomes the Bangla New Year 1422 today with its traditional fanfare and festivity.Shedding preceding year’s glooms to oblivion, people from all walks of life celebrates the Pahela Baishakh.

  • Deshghor'er Gaan

    Deshghor'er Gaan at Chhayanaut today

    Chhayanaut, one of the leading cultural schools of the country, is hosting “Deshghor'er Gaan” today, in loving memory of Waheedul Haq – the founder of the school – on the occasion of his birth anniversary.