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  • Three Bangladeshi films Saarc film fest

    Three Bangladeshi films at SAARC Int'l Film Fest

    The festival will open with Indian film “Pinky Beauty Parlour”, and feature a total of 24 feature-length and short films. India and Sri Lanka have the highest representation at the competition with five filsm each; Nepal has four entries; Bhutan, Afghanistan and Pakistan each have two titles at the festival while Maldives has one.

  • Citibank pays tribute to Ferdous Wahid

    Citibank Bangladesh organised its annual event “Gaan-e Gaan-e Gunijon Shongbordhona” to celebrate the lifetime contributions of renowned singer Ferdous Wahid. The programme was held at Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden on November 17.

  • nabanno

    Nabanno Utshab celebrated in Chittagong

    On a sunny afternoon of Kartik (seventh month of Bengali calendar), a Nabanno Utshob 1424 was held with colourful festivity and a cultural programme organised by Shishumela at Enayet Bazar Women's College premises on Tuesday.

  • Nabanna Utshab 1424

    Celebrating the bounties of Nabanna

    Nabanna Utshab will be held today at Bakultala, Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University and at Rabindra Sarabar, Dhanmondi.

  • Nabanna Utshab 1424

    Celebrating the bounties of Nabanna

    Nabanna Utshab will be held today at Bakultala, Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University and at Rabindra Sarabar, Dhanmondi.

  • Resurgence Khadi

    Resurgence of Khadi by FDCB The two-day show that captivated hearts

    The long awaited and highly anticipated fashion show finally took off on the 3rd of November and concluded with a bang on the 4th. It was two days of the finest representation of conscious creativity.

  • Humayun Mela

    Channel i hosts “Humayun Mela”

    Since his tragic passing, Channel i has been hosting a special fair every year for Bangladesh's favourite novelist, screenwriter and film

  • Kolkata International Film Festival 2017

    Curtains rise on Kolkata Int'l Film Fest

    The Kolkata International Film Festival opened on November 10 with a star-studded ceremony, featuring Bollywood bigwigs Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan...

  • Uttarayan

    Uttarayan to celebrate seventh anniversary

    For years, cultural organisation Uttarayan has worked tirelessly to promote Tagore's legacy in Bangladesh, and has made successful endeavours to connect Tagore exponents in Bangladesh and West Bengal. Beginning their

  • Chandalika

    “Chandalika” staged in USA to aid Bangladeshi flood victims

    A benefit dance event was held on November 5 at the US city of Kansas, to raise funds for flood-affected people of the USA and

  • Proma Abonti - A life dedicated to Odissi dance

    Proma Abonti, a leading Odissi exponent from Bangladesh, has promoted and taught the dance form across the country for 16 years.

  • A masterful blend of Rasa and modernity

    A retrospective exhibition showcasing an array of artworks by eminent sculptor Hamiduzzaman Khan is on at the Nalinikanta Bhattashali Gallery of Bangladesh National Museum (BNM).

  • Bangladeshi children wow Delhi audience

    Bangladeshi children wow Delhi audience

    When a group of Bangladeshi child artistes concluded their dance to the ever-popular foot-tapping number “Tak Dum Tak Dum Bajai Bangladesher Dhol”, the packed audience at the National School of Drama (NSD) in Delhi burst into thunderous applause on Friday.

  • iflix launches Bangladesh

    iflix launches in Bangladesh

    On-demand entertainment streaming service iflix launched its service in Bangladesh yesterday, in partnership with telecom operators Robi.

  • A decade of promoting arts and culture

    October 28 marked the 10th anniversary of The Daily Star and Standard Chartered Bangladesh's Celebrating Life, which awarded

  • Srishti organising dance-drama festival at BSA

    Renowned dance school Srishti Cultural Center is organising a four-day dance-drama festival at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy from November 1-4. The festival, for which Meena Bazar is the title sponsor, will showcase four popular dance dramas led by eminent dancers and choreographers of the country.

  • Shamsur Rahman's life and works remembered

    On the occasion of poet Shamsur Rahman's 88th birth anniversary, Bangladesh National Museum (BNM) held a commemorative programme at its premises in Sufia Kamal Auditorium, followed by the unveiling of a photography exhibition depicting the literary luminary's life in its main auditorium.

  • Poetry recitation programme in the city

    VAAB Bangladesh (VAAB) and the Rotary Club of Wheelers Hill in Australia recently organised a national poetry recitation competition for high school students of Bangladesh, at the VAAB Training Center in Adabor.

  • Harry Potter Festival takes off in Bangladesh

    The festival will be hosted in three different phases through five public libraries in Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet, Khulna and Rajshahi as part of its collaboration with Libraries Unlimited, which is another British Council project in partnership with the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and supported by the Department of Public Libraries.

  • Int'l Children's Film Festival

    Int'l Children's Film Festival opens Call for Entries

    The International Children's Film Festival, that will see its 11th edition next year in Dhaka, has opened its call for entries.

  • “Celebration of Bangladesh” in Washington

    The Bangladesh Embassy in the USA held a colourful programme on Thursday at Bangabandhu Auditorium at the Embassy in Washington DC in partnership with the Embassy Series and Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) America, according to a press release.

  • “Sweet Country” leads APSA nominations

    Australian film “Sweet Country” is the leading contender at this year's Asia Pacific Screen Awards, the premier film award of the region. The race tension drama directed by Warwick Thornton received nominations in three categories, including best film.

  • Bangladesh Film Festival in Bishkek

    Deputy Minister for Culture of Kyrgyz Republic, Bektenaliev Muktaly Abdybekovich and DG, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ulan Djusupov were present at the inaugural occasion.

  • Bidya Sinha Mim

    Mim sets off on the 'Road'

    National Film Award-winning actress Bidya Sinha Mim has packed her bags and is ready to hit the road today for a new adventure.

  • Ganga-Jamuna Fest opens today

    The Ganga-Jamuna Theatre and Cultural Festival, one of the biggest theatre festivals of the country, will see its curtains rise at the

  • AKM Zakaria birth centenary celebrated at Bakultala

    To celebrate the birth centenary of archaeologist, puNthi exponent, anthropologist, historian and sports organiser Abul Kalam Mohammed Zakaria, “Dhaka 'r Sthapatya Bishoyok Grontho Pronoyon Committee” organised a two day (October 1-2) programme at Bakultala, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka.

  • Melodic rhythm and visual poetry at SAMF

    The penultimate night (September 23) of the maiden South Asian Music Festival, held at MasterCard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, set off with the wonderful performance of Tagore songs by eminent Bangladeshi exponent

  • “Gohin Baluchor” OST launched

    Badrul Anam Saud's upcoming film “Gohin Baluchor” released the album of its soundtrack, in a ceremony in the capital on Saturday. The album contains five songs – all composed by Emon Shaha, that have been used in the film.

  • Chanchal Khan's Tagore album “Maharaj” released

    Tagore singer and researcher Chanchal Khan released his latest Rabindra Sangeet album, titled “Maharaj” at the Channel i premises on Saturday, says a press release.

  • Tributes paid to Razzak and Abdul Jabbar in M'singh

    Artistes of Sandipon Sangskritik Sangstha, a leading cultural troupe of Mymensingh, paid rich tributes to the two great figures of

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