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‘GSCPC presents Fundraiser Photography Competition’ kicks off
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‘GSCPC presents Fundraiser Photography Competition’ kicks off

To showcase the talent of the artistic minds of our generation involving a noble objective of raising a fund to help the frontliners and those people who are in the Coronavirus pandemic, Government Science College Photography Club (GSCPC) is hosting an online contest titled, GSCPC presents Fundraiser Photography Competition.

Liberation War Museum observes Hiroshima Day with an online exhibition
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Liberation War Museum observes Hiroshima Day with an online exhibition

Liberation War Museum, in collaboration with Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Japan, arranged an online exhibition commemorating Hiroshima Day. The exhibition, titled, From disaster to a New Future, was inaugurated by H E Ito Naoki, Ambassador of Japan in Bangladesh. 75 years ago, on August 6, an atomic bomb was dropped in the city of Hiroshima and then three days later, in Nagasaki. The Liberation War Museum has been celebrating this day for the last few years to honour the victims of this tragedy.

music director and composer Alauddin Ali
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Alauddin Ali on life support

National Award winning music director and composer Alauddin Ali has been put on life support at the capital's Universal Medical College Hospital.

“She was a guiding light” -Sharmila Banerjee on her guru, Amala Shankar Arts & Entertainment

“She was a guiding light” -Sharmila Banerjee on her guru, Amala Shankar

Sharmila Banerjee first came across Amala Shankar when her family visited Kolkata in 1969. Her cousin Bhaswati Ghosh, a student of Uday Shankar India Culture Centre at the time, took her to the academy, where she discovered the magic of dance as a means of communication.

Revisiting the legacy of Mohammad Barkatullah Arts & Entertainment

Revisiting the legacy of Mohammad Barkatullah

Most 90’s children would fondly remember the character of Baker Bhai from Kothao Keu Nei (1992). The man who played an integral role in bringing this legendary character to our TV screens, Mohammad Barkatullah, is no more among us.

“I am overwhelmed by the audience’s acceptance” Arts & Entertainment

“I am overwhelmed by the audience’s acceptance”

Solaiman Khoka has been a writer, producer and actor at Bangladesh Betar since 1972. He has written and produced numerous radio programmes over the years, and acted in several shows as well.

Music Composers’ Association of Bangladesh unveiled Arts & Entertainment

Music Composers’ Association of Bangladesh unveiled

To combat various professional problems plaguing music composers and directors, Music Composers’ Association of Bangladesh officially announced its proceedings on August 4 at a press conference.

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