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  • Shironamhin release “E Raate”

    Popular rock band Shironamhin has released a new song on their YouTube channel, an old but obscure number by the band only the most hardcore of fans have heard before. The song is part of the film “Amra Ekta Cinema Banabo” that has been in the making for the better part of a decade.

  • Legacy of Bangla Folk Song

    Upholding the legacy of Bangla Folk Music

    The culture of Bangladesh is composite and manifests itself in various creative forms, including folk music, dance and drama; art and craft; folklore and folk tales; languages and literature; philosophy and religion; distinct cuisine and culinary tradition; and of course festivals and celebrations.

  • Shawjeeb with “Gaanwala” on Nagorik TV

    Nagorik TV's musical show “Gaanwala”, hosted by popular composer-singer Tanveer Alam Shawjeeb, has been gaining popularity swiftly. Unlike many other TV shows, “Gaanwala” has an informal, homely setting and airs at 10pm on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

  • Jibon - A busy lyricist

    Lyricist Robiul Islam Jibon's rise to fame has marked him as one of the most significant lyricists of this generation. Till date, the

  • Melody and dance in their purest forms

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) arranged an event of classical music and dance at its Music and Dance Centre Auditorium on April 25. National award-winning singers -- Swani Zubayeer and Priyanka Gope -- performed classical music while promising dancer Rachel Priyanka Perris showcased Classical Gaudiya Nritya at the programme.

  • Luipa on a new track

    Promising singer Zinia Zafrin Luipa has recently released a new song titled “Gentleman”, written by Prio Chattopaddhaya and composed by Akash Sen, followed by a music video of the track.

  • Star Melodies' Baishakh celebration today

    Star Melodies, the initiative of The Daily Star promoting Bangla music, is hosting a celebration of traditional folk songs of Bengal by prominent and emerging singers at 6pm today.

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    Star Melodies to beckon Baishakh with folk music

    Star Melodies, the initiative of The Daily Star promoting Bangla music, will host a celebration of traditional folk songs of Bengal by prominent and emerging singers on April 27, Friday at 6pm.

  • BAMBA announces Live Chapter One concert

    After a long interval, Bangladesh Musical Bands Association (BAMBA) is going to arrange a concert with its member bands. Eleven out of 27 member bands of the organisation will perform in the Live Chapter One concert on May 3, at the International Convention Center Bashundhara.

  • Musical conversation with Tagore poems in Ctg

    French flutist Gilles de Talhouet performed at a programme titled “Mystic Music Evening” at Alliance Francaise de Chittagong on Saturday.

  • The untold story of Pt. Barin Mazumder and Govt. Music College

    Government Music College, Bangladesh's sole state-run music school has a rich tradition that dates back over 50 years. Starting out as a kindergarten in Kakrail, today it is up and running in an aesthetic campus. Many legends and artistes are associated with the institution. Among the luminaries are Dr. Kazi Motahar Hossain, Kamruzzaman Ilias, Sawkat Ali, Sheikh Luthfar Rahman, Abdul Ahad, Ustad Khadem Hossain Khan, Hemaet Ali, AKM.

  • Star Melodies to beckon Baishakh with folk music

    Star Melodies, the initiative of The Daily Star promoting Bangla music, will host a celebration of traditional folk songs of Bengal by prominent and emerging singers on April 27, Friday at 6pm.

  • Sudarshan Das performs in Chattogram

    Two-time Guinness World Record holding percussionist Pandit Sudarshan Das amazed the audiences at a solo tabla performance held in the port city on Friday evening.

  • Jatiyo Nazrul Sammelan begins in Nilphamari

    The three-day long Jatiyo Nazrul Sammelan was inaugurated at the local Shilpakala academy in the northern district town of

  • Star Melodies to beckon Baishakh with folk music

    Star Melodies, the initiative of The Daily Star promoting Bangla music, will host a celebration of traditional folk songs of Bengal by prominent and emerging singers on April 27, Friday at 6pm.

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    Shelu Barua dedicates his new album to Lucky Akhand

    Eminent singer Shelu Barua's new album “Chandraa Theke Rokeya Hall” is to be released on April 21 in memory of legendary singer-composer Lucky Akhand on his first death anniversary.

  • Habib clashes against dad Ferdous Wahid for “Jhor”

    Popular singer-composer Habib Wahid is cooking up a 'storm' ahead of Pahela Baishakh, and to entertain his fans he is not afraid to even face off against his father, pop superstar of his heyday Ferdous Wahid.

  • Srishti artistes travel to Delhi for Pahela Baishakh

    Reputed Bangladeshi dance troupe Srishti Cultural Centre is all set to perform at the Pahela Baishakh celebrations at the Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi, India. The High Commission has invited an eight-member delegation, led by the troupe's founder and leader Anisul Islam Hero, to perform at a cultural programme marking the Bangla New Year.

  • Aloke Sen mesmeries audience with Ghazals

    Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) organised an evening of Ghazals by reputed singer Aloke Kumar Sen at Kobi Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum in Dhaka on April 10.

  • Shurer Dhara announce Silver Jubilee celebrations

    Prominent music school Shurer Dhara and Channel i have undertaken elaborate four-day programmes – to celebrate 25 years of Shurer

  • Classical evening in Mymensingh

    Professor Dr. Asit Roy of Music Department of Rajshahi University; Sushanta Sarker and Indrani Karmaker, both assistant professors of Music Department of Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University and Prodip Taluker and Bijon Topder performed various ragas including Bhinna Shadaj and Pilu, as well semi-classical songs.

  • “Kaan-Shuta” at Chhayanaut today

    Gaanshala, a musical initiative by Enamul Karim Nirjhar, is set to hold a musical event titled “Kaan-Shuta” at the Chhayanaut auditorium today.

  • Bangladeshi Popular singer Asif Akbar and Ankhi Alamgir

    Ankhi-Asif's Tip Tip Brishti an instant hit

    The melodious track features the artistes as models, with visuals of rain and romance galore.

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    Rathindranath Roy performs at Praner Khela

    The patriotic and inspirational songs of Shadhin Bangla Betar Kendra (SBBK) inspired Freedom Fighters and compatriots during the War

  • For the love of the National Anthem

    Fifty-year-old Sudorshon Robidas from Rangicherra Tea garden in Kulaura Upazila of Moulvibazar has taught students from around 700 education institutions to sing the National Anthem with perfection. He has been doing this for 18 years, and that too pro-bono. He comes from a family of tea garden workers and has studied up to the ninth grade.

  • Sabina Yasmin

    A noble initiative for children

    Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI), a US-based non-profit organisation and Rights & Sight for Children (RSC) jointly

  • Patriotism

    Music Fueled by Patriotism

    The spirit of the iconic year 1971 will live forever in the hearts of every Bangalee. Freedom for us came at a cost, too bloody and painful. Therefore, the significance of it resonates ever so powerfully when we indulge in liberation.

  • “Concert for Children” today at KIB

    Distressed Children and Infants (DCI) International, a non-profit organisation working for children's rights, is organising a fundraising concert today at the Krishibid Institute Bangladesh (KIB) Auditorium this afternoon.

  • Sifayetullah Mukul's

    Music album “Moder Gorob Moder Asha” presented by Bengal Foundation was recently launched at Bengal Boi, Lalmatia in the capital. The

  • Fifth Harmony announce hiatus to pursue solo careers

    In a shock to its fans, US pop act Fifth Harmony announced on Monday that they would be going on an indefinite hiatus in order to pursue solo endeavors.

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