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  • Homage to a cultural lighthouse

    As a tribute to cultural luminary and Tagore exponent Waheedul Haque, reputed cultural organization Kanthashilon has arranged a two-day (March 16-17) festival titled 'Waheedul Haq Memorial Festival-2018', marking the iconic figure's 85th birth anniversary. The festival is being held at the Shawkat Osman Memorial auditorium of Central Public Library, Shahbagh in the capital.

  • Children's Popular puppet show Sisimpur

    Sisimpur comes to radio

    “Sisimpur”, the Bangladeshi version of the globally-beloved children's puppet show “Sesame Street”, just debuted on Bangladeshi radio for the first time, through a partnership with MetLife Foundation. The show is titled “Dream, Save, Do: Financial Empowerment for Families” and will air on ABC Radio FM 89.2 (who are the broadcast partner for the partnership) and will air at 11am on Fridays with a repeat broadcast at 11am on Saturdays, according to a press release.

  • Jatiyo Rabindra Sangeet Sammelan begins in Nilphamari

    As singers belted out inspirational songs, the three-day 37th Jatiyo Rabindra Sangeet Sammelan was inaugurated at Nilphamari high school grounds in the district town on March 9.

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    Nilphamari ready to celebrate Jatiyo Rabindra Sangeet Sammelan

    All-out preparations have been taken in the little northern district town Nilphamari as three-day Jatiyo Rabindra Sangeet Sammelan is due to commence from today amid enthusiasm.


    Marking International Women's Day (March 8), Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) regularly organises a gamut of programmes. This year to pay tribute to great women, BSA in association with artists of the University Of Development Alternative (UODA) has organised a group art exhibition titled “Madhabilata” at Gallery No. 1 of National Art Gallery of

  • Changing perceptions - Chayanika Chowdhury gears up for Women's Day

    The number of women on the directing front in Bangladesh's entertainment industry has always been scarce, but television director Chayanika Chowdhury has remained staunchly active throughout her career.

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    Rupchanda-The Daily Star Super Chef 2018

    As the dim lights brightened and the door slid open, the remaining 19 contestants marched into the Super Chef kitchen with the anticipation of the second week of Rupchanda-The Daily Star Super Chef 2018.

  • Shohor Nama.

    Shohor Nama underway at two venues in the capital

    A group art exhibition titled “Shohor Nama” was inaugurated at the Daily Star-Bengal Arts Precinct on March 2. The exhibition

  • Bengal stream

    Taking Bangladesh's architectural heritage to the World

    Not many people may know this, but bungalows, found today all over the world and a ubiquitous symbol of a tasteful, luxurious life,

  • Joy Bangla Concert on March 7

    Leading rock bands Artcell, Cryptic Fate, Nemesis, Arbovirus, Shunno, Lalon, Chirkutt and Powersurge will take the stage this year for the concert, which music lovers can attend free of cost. Online registration for the concert began yesterday on ticket.youngbangla.org.

  • Young singers perform

    Children celebrate Int'l Mother Language Day

    Little school goers of different primary schools of Dinajpur celebrated the International Mother Language Day singing the songs of Ekushey, poem recitation and dances marking the historic day.

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    Int'l Mother Language Day solemnly observed in Nepal

    The Bangladesh Embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal observed the “Immortal Shaheed Day (Amar Ekushey)” and the “International Mother

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    BSA celebrates Int'l Mother Language Day

    Bangladesh Shilpakla Academy (BSA) arranged a programme to celebrate the International Mother language Day at Central Shaheed Minar on February 21.

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    Handwriting competition for children at M'singh

    Marking Language Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day, Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin Sangrahashala (art gallery) in Mymensingh organised a handwriting competition for schoolchildren at its premises on Wednesday.

  • Kibria International Print Fair 2018 concludes

    The seventh Kibria International Print Fair 2018 that began on February 15, concluded yesterday at Zainul Gallery, Faculty of Fine

  • Ekushey Laureates share feelings on TDS' anniversary

    Founded 27 years ago with a pledge to commit to journalism without fear or favour, The Daily Star is celebrating its anniversary

  • National Anthem competition held in Pabna

    An exceptional competition of singing the National Anthem among the students was held at the Ishwardi upazila nirbahi office in Pabna

  • Bashanta Baran in Barisal

    Pahela Falgun, the first day of Spring in the Bangla seasonal was welcomed in Barisal with spontaneous enthusiasm on Tuesday.

  • Bangla Bashanta Utshab 2018

    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.

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    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.