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  • Monirul Islam honoured at Chandpur Press Club

    Internationally-renowned Bangladeshi artist Monirul Islam was honoured with “Gunijon Shongbordhona” at his hometown Chandpur on Saturday. Chandpur Press Club conferred him the ovation marking the initiation of the 2018 executive committee of the press club. At the event, the organisers also honoured Zainal Abedin Majumder, who was bestowed with CIP award twice for exporting leather goods to international market.

  • Recitation programme “Ek-i Brinte” held

    On April 26, poetry lovers gathered at Shawkat Osman Memorial auditorium of Central Public Library in Dhaka where elocutionists Dr.

  • “Passion for Colours” opens at BUET

    The show will start from 11 am to 8pm daily for four consecutive days. On the last day, there will be a prize giving ceremony at the BUET Auditorium where some of the best artworks will be given special prizes.

  • Jatiya Nazrul Sammelan concludes

    Cultural affairs minister Asaduzzaman Noor as chief guest attended a discussion titled “Bidrohi Kabi O Bangabandhu” while Nazrul researcher and executive director of Nazrul Institute Md Abdur Razzaque Bhuiyan was the main speaker.

  • Brazilian Week underway at Dhaka Regency

    The Federative Republic of Brazil is holding a festive “Brazilian Week” at the capital's Dhaka Regency Hotel and Resorts, giving Dhaka residents a taste of authentic food and music from the Latin American nation. The festival was inaugurated this past Friday through a gala dinner with dignitaries in attendance.

  • Serenading melodies of Baishakh

    Melody has an eternal appeal in the celebration of life. Bangalees have many time-honoured cultural festivals where music plays a

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    Bangladeshi mission to UN celebrates Pahela Baishakh

    The Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations celebrated Pahela Baishakh at its New York office through grand fervor and festivity, according to a press release.

  • “All sorts of things can happen!”

    The Bengal Creative Fest, a unique career fair for creative professionals of the country, is set to take off from April 23-24 at the

  • Pahela Baishakh fervour grips The Hague

    To celebrate Bangla New Year more than 700 people gathered at Bangladesh House in the Netherlands on Pahela Baishakh. Apart from a large number of expatriate Bangladeshis, Deputy Mayor of the Hague Rabin Baldewsing; Foreign Ministry officials; Ambassadors of India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Yemen, Afghanistan, Mexico and South Africa and others participated in the celebration. The daylong programme began with the traditional Mangal Shobhajatra on the theme 'Culture for Humanity', says a press release.

  • Serenading Pahela Baishakh

    Several cultural organisations and educational institutions organised colourful functions to celebrate Pahela Baishakh in Mymensingh, the first day of the Bangla New Year 1425. A daylong cultural programme was held on the campus of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University (JKKNIU).

  • Japan-Bangladesh Art Exhibition concludes in Tokyo

    Japan Bangladesh Cultural Society together with Gallery Mrittika, Bangladesh organised an art exhibition at Orange Art Gallery, Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan. Titled as “Japan-Bangladesh Art exhibition: First Pool”, the four-day (April 14-17) exhibition concluded yesterday.

  • Rupchanda-The Daily Star Super Chef 2018

    Seated in two straight rows, participants were all set for a rewarding cooking class led by none other than the talented Chef Ummah

  • Registration opens for first Bengal Creative Fest

    Bengal C Hub, an initiative to unify the creative industry, share resources and open up career opportunities, was launched on April 9, and as their first major event, the platform has opened registration for the 'Bengal Creative Fest 2018' to be held on April 23-24.

  • Unison of souls on the soil of Bangladesh

    Bangalees hailed Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla year 1425, on Saturday amidst vibrant pageantry, leaving behind the gloom of the past and pledging to uphold the nation's opulent cultural heritage.

  • A star-studded affair

    A number of renowned thespians of Nagarik Natya Sampraday assembled at the Mahila Samity Ananda Angan, Baily Road in Dhaka on April 13 to celebrate the golden jubilee of the pre-eminent theatre troupe. Several artistes rendered Tagore compositions like “Antor Momo Bikoshito Koro” and “Rangiye Diye Jao Jao” in unison while dancers presented live performances. Theatre artistes greeted the celebrated

  • Shurer Dhara marks Silver Jubilee with fervor

    Shurer Dhara, the music school founded by noted Tagore singer Professor Rezwana Chowdhury Bannya concluded its four-day silver jubilee programme at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre from April 11-14 in the capital.

  • Mangal Shobhajatra: An Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

    Mangal Shobhajatra on Pahela Baishakh, the largest secular festival close to the hearts of Bangalees, got inscribed on UNESCO's

  • Silver Jubilee Celebrations

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the four-day long grand programme of Surer Dhara-Channel i Chaitra Sangkranti 1424 and

  • 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.

  • Pahela Baishakh celebrations knocking at the door

    The students of Fine Arts Department of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University are busy with last minute preparations to celebrate

  • Rupchanda-The Daily Star Super Chef 2018

    Hasn't the Super Chef kitchen always been a ground for revealing new challenges? Why would it be different this time?

  • BSP honours Shadhinata Padak and Ekushey Padak winners

    Bangladesh Sangeet Parishad (BSP) arranged an ovation programme in honour of artistes, who received Shadhinata Padak and Ekushey Padak at Banani, Dhaka on 4 April.

  • Iranian Nowruz celebrations in Dhaka

    The Iran Cultural Centre in Dhaka and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) organized a cultural programme on April 6, to celebrate the

  • Closeup KAG-2018 awards winners

    Dental care brand Closeup Bangladesh awarded the winners of its “Close up Kache Ashar Golpo – 2018” story writing competition last week, in a ceremony at the corporate office of Unilever Bangladesh, says a press release.

  • “Ityadi” on March 30

    Brahmanbaria district is highly enriched in education, music, arts and literature and has produced some of the finest intellects of our

  • Independence Day celebrated in M'singh

    Alokchitra Shilpi Sangsad (Ashis) organised a photography exhibition on War of Liberation at Zainul Park, marking the day. Some 400 photographs were displayed at the exhibition, said AHM Motalab, secretary of Ashis.

  • Rajshahi International Film Festival ends

    A four-day long International Film Festival including Bangladeshi and Indian films ended in Rajshahi last week. Rajshahi Film Society and Rajshahi University Film Society jointly organised the 'Second Rajshahi International Film Festival-2018'.

  • Weeklong Francophonie Festival begins

    Every year, the Francophone community celebrates and promotes worldwide the use of the French language as well as cultural and linguistic diversity.

  • Charan Kabi Fest in Dinajpur

    A three-day long Charan Kabi Utshab, a congregation of bards, was held on a festive note in Biral upazila of Dinajpur on Friday.

  • National Children's Day celebrated in Chittagong

    Shishumela, a children's organisation from Chittagong, celebrated National Children's Day by awarding seven dignitaries for their