No clash between religion and culture: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said culture has no clash with religion -- referring to numerous attacks on cultural programmes including bombings at Pahela Baishakh celebration.

Habiba Nowrose’s ‘Tongue Tied’ is an intriguing reimagining of Bengali cuisine

Embracing, adoring and nurturing traditional Bengali cuisine in a picturesque manner -  Habiba Nowrose’s “Tongue Tied” opened today at La Galerie, Alliance Francaise de Dhaka.

Abir Abdullah’s ‘Climate Migrants of Bangladesh’ underway at AFD

A solo photography exhibition, titled ‘Climate Migrants in Bangladesh’ by Abir Abdullah, began at La Galerie of Alliance Francaise de Dhaka (AFD) in Dhanmondi recently. 

270 cultural organisations receive government grants; Prachyanat, Wrishij Shilpi Ghosthi not listed

Under the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, grants have been allocated to 270 organisations from the fine arts and theatre sector across the country, for 2020-2021. However, a number of prominent...

18 artistes, 2 organisations to receive Shilpakala Padak 2019, 2020

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy announced the names of 20 recipients for its prestigious Shilpakala Padak 2019 and 2020.

Bangladeshi artist Fawaz Rob’s artwork voted best in PenhArt International Exhibition

Fawaz Rob’s artwork, “Long Walk Home” was voted as the best entry among all participants at PenhArt International Exhibition. Jurors and audience voted his work to be the best among eighty...

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

Indian news outlet mentions Bangladesh-origin MasterChef contestant Kishwar as ‘Indian’

An Indian media outlet has recently mentioned Kishwar Chowdhury, a MasterChef Australia contestant of Bangladesh origin, as an “Indian contestant”.

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

Prachyanat to receive government grant

Under the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, grants were allocated to 270 organisations from the fine arts and theatre sectors across the country, for 2020-2021. However, a number of prominent theatre...

June 21, 2021
June 21, 2021

270 cultural organisations receive government grants; Prachyanat, Wrishij Shilpi Ghosthi not listed

Under the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, grants have been allocated to 270 organisations from the fine arts and theatre sector across the country, for 2020-2021. However, a number of prominent...

June 13, 2021
June 13, 2021

18 artistes, 2 organisations to receive Shilpakala Padak 2019, 2020

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy announced the names of 20 recipients for its prestigious Shilpakala Padak 2019 and 2020.

June 13, 2021
June 13, 2021

Bangladeshi artist Fawaz Rob’s artwork voted best in PenhArt International Exhibition

Fawaz Rob’s artwork, “Long Walk Home” was voted as the best entry among all participants at PenhArt International Exhibition. Jurors and audience voted his work to be the best among eighty...

May 28, 2021
May 28, 2021

Reminiscing Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin’s legacy

Today marks the 45th death anniversary of renowned painter Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin. As the founding father of art education and culture in the country, he strived to create opportunities for...

May 20, 2021
May 20, 2021

Shilpaguru Safiuddin Ahmed's 9th death anniversary: Behind the artist’s depictions of the colour black

There is more than a lifetime of knowledge to gain from master artists and their relationships with colours. Viewing colours through the eyes of great artists we often discover their passion and...

May 15, 2021
May 15, 2021

Together for half a century

In this Eid special, we talked life and experience with Ramendu Majumdar and Ferdousi Mazumder, the evergreen couple.

May 14, 2021
May 14, 2021

Curtains down: 46 cinema halls in Tangail closed down in 15 years

There were 51 cinema halls in Tangail in the 1990s. But only five managed to survive while 46 could not due to lack of audience.

May 10, 2021
May 10, 2021

DhakaYeah wins Alliance Française Pakistan - People’s Choice Award at Lahore Digital Arts Festival

Lahore Digital Arts Festival (LDF) celebrates Pakistan’s digital culture by gathering a community of artists and audiences to explore the convergence of art and technology. LDF intends to initiate...