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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Belal Chaudhuri passes away

    Renowned poet, Language Movement veteran, journalist and organiser Belal Chaudhuri passed away yesterday noon. He was 79.
  • 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
  • Portraying peace as protest to war

    Narrative art is a genre of art that tells a complete story, either as a moment in an ongoing story or as a sequence of events unfolding