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  • Ushering in Bashanta

    Dhaka will wear a festive look today on the first day of Bangla month Falgun, to usher in Bashanta (Spring), the 'king of the

  • Interplay of grace and rhythm

    The country's leading cultural school Chhayanaut held its Classical Dance Festival at its main auditorium on February 2. The annual

  • Bangladeshi art and architecture go global

    Dhaka Art Summit 2018 (DAS) entered centre stage in the art world once more with a call to embrace the plurality and heterogeneity

  • Celebrating month of language with "Bornomalar Michhil"

    'Bornomalar Michhil' or 'Procession for Alphabets' is a programme that the people of Sylhet has been organising for the last five years to

  • Poetry gathering at BIPS

    An enchanting cultural evening took place at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy's Experimental Theatre Hall on January 31, which hosted

  • Kali O Kalam Young Poet and  Writer Awards 2017

    “Kali O Kalam Young Poet and Writer Awards” conferred

    Kali O Kalam, a reputed literary magazine, recognised six young wordsmiths with the Young Poet and Writer Award 2017, held on January 30 at the main auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum.

  • IGCC organises an evening of Kathak dance

    Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC), High Commission of India, arranged a Kathak Dance recital along with a certificate giving ceremony at the main auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on January 29.

  • International Film Festival Rotterdam

    Unleashed IFFR launches VOD platform

    The International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) on Monday launched its video-on-demand (VOD) platform IFFR Unleashed, giving a worldwide audience the chance to access the treasure-trove of films that have screened at the festival for 47 years, from the comfort and convenience of their homes and personal devices.

  • Bangla Khayal Utshab begins this evening

    Channel i is organising its annual “Bangla Khayal Utshab 2018” at its premises in the capital's Tejgaon area. This nightlong musical event is returning for the fourth year. The event is scheduled to begin in the evening of January 31

  • Artistes' trio to perform at Chhayanaut tomorrow

    With the theme “Ekoi Brintey Pushpatroyi”, Rewaz Performers' School will arrange a Kathak dance recital along with a solo musical soiree at the main auditorium of Chhayanaut tomorrow at 6:30pm.

  • International Childrens Film Festival day

    Talent brims at Int'l Children's Film Festival

    The grounds of the Public Library premises were filled with the joyous shrieks of children running around in statement orange t-shirts, herded about by older youths donned in the same attire.

  • Historic Ahsan Manzil

    Bangladesh Pavilion to replicate Ahsan Manzil

    The Bangladesh pavilion is to replicate the historic Ahsan Manzil in the upcoming Kolkata Book Fair to be held from January 31 to February 8.

  • International Film Festival Rotterdam

    Rollicking in Rotterdam

    The 47th edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) continues at the Dutch city of South Holland, with a bevy of films

  • World Economic Forum summit at Davos

    Awards and accolades are nothing new for Bollywood's superstar Shah Rukh Khan. But the one conferred on him at a function in snow-covered Davos, Switzerland, on Monday night was special in more ways than one.

  • Renaissance of 'Nagri Script' celebrated in Sylhet

    A book festival to mark the resurgence of Sylheti Nagri script was celebrated at Kazi Nazrul Auditorium in Sylhet city on Friday

  • Veteran Indian actor Aparna Sen

    Aparna Sen Gets Candid At DIFF

    “My last visit to Bangladesh was in the year 2000, but I have wanted to come here again sooner. I am having a great trip so far, and I am impressed by the festival arrangements.”

  • JU observes Selim Al Deen's death anniversary

    The 10th death anniversary of 'Natyacharya' Professor Selim Al Deen was observed at the Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus yesterday with daylong programmes.

  • International Bangla Literature Conference opens today

    A grand International Bangla Literature Conference begins today at the capital's Bangla Academy, bringing together eminent wordsmiths and cultural personalities from India and Bangladesh for three days of seminars, discussions and a variety of programmes.

  • Three-day Poush Mela held in Barisal

    A three-day long Poush Mela was held in Barisal over the last week. Jatiyo Rabindra Sangeet Sammilon Parishad, Barisal Unit arranged the

  • Poetry festival in Tangail concludes

    A three-day Bangla poetry festival in Tangail concluded on Saturday.

  • Three-day theatre fest concludes at CU

    The second session of the Chittagong University (CU) Annual Theatre Festival concluded on Thursday amid fanfare and festivity in the campus.

  • Three day Loksangskritik Utsab held

    A three day Loksangskritik Utsab was held recently at Shaheed Minar complex of the district town of Jhenidah. Noted litterateur Hasan

  • Baul Mela begins in Manikganj

    A three-day Baul Mela titled “Modhur Mela” began at Baul Complex at Bhakum village in Manikganj on Monday night.

  • The sculpture that is Sujata Mohapatra

    The fifth and final day of the sixth Bengal Classical Music festival began enchantingly. With the first performance of the evening itself,

  • Nritya Chirantan: An Ode to Bangladeshi Dancers

    Bengal Classical Music Festival 2017's third day opened with an extraordinary performance. Dancers Sudeshna Swayamprabha and

  • “Nritya Chirantan” at BCMF today

    The third day of the Bengal Classical Music Fest will open with a dance performance today titled “Nritya Chirantan”, directed by renowned dancer Sharmila Banerjee.

  • Aditi and Drishtikon allure with rhythm and grace

    The Aditi Mangaldas Dance Company opened the performances of the second day of the Bengal Classical Music Festival on Wednesday, delivering an exquisite display of visual poetry.

  • Pt. Ronu Majumdar at Bengal classical music festival 2017

    Four must-see instrumental duets at this year's festival

    One of the greatest joys in Indian classical music is to see great artistes performing together, joining their individual musical masteries

  • A way forward in Indo-Bangla cultural exchange

    An exhibition of contemporary Indian prints is on at Gallery No. 6 of the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA).

  • Happy Christmas Day 2017

    Ringing in Christmas

    Going to the Cooper's bakery early morning, one found the first Christmas tree. “One has to work even on Christmas ma'am,” the serving girl complained.