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  • Festival de Cannes 2019 draws its curtains

    The most anticipated film festival, Festival de Cannes 2019, recently concluded, shedding light on some of the notable films of the year.

  • Bangladesh pavilion opens at Venice Biennale

    The 58th edition of the Venice Biennale, one of the oldest and most prestigious art events in the world, started off yesterday. Pavilion of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, for the third consecutive time, is proudly exhibiting the artworks by Bangladeshi artists -- Bishwajit Goswami, Nazia Andaleeb Preema,

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    Sunsilk Divas winners announced

    The grand finale of the first ever female music reality show of Bangladesh, Sunsilk Divas, took place recently at International Convention Centre Bashundhara, Dhaka.

  • Joloj’s watercolour show marks Shilpangan’s 27th anniversary

    Old Dhaka is the birth place of our art practice; be it fine art or performing arts like poetry, music and dance. It also bears the testimony of Mughal architecture. Traditional festival, like Shakrain, are unique heritages of the Old Dhaka.

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    Loko Sangeet and ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at NDUB

    Notre Dame University Bangladesh (NDUB) hosted Boishakhi Mela 1426 recently at their campus. The day started with a Mongol Shobhajatra, followed by a moment of silence for the tragic incidents in New Zealand and Sri Lanka. Members of the NDUB family...

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    Meril-Prothom Alo Awards 2018

    The 21st edition of the Meril Prothom Alo Awards was held recently at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre. Members of the film fraternity as well as Television were awarded at the event.

  • BACHSAS awards to be broadcast today

    Bangladesh Cholochitra Sangbadik Samity (BACHSAS) golden jubilee and the BACHSAS awards 2014-18 will be broadcast live on Channel i at 3:05 pm.

  • Jatiya Nazrul Sammelan ends in Moulvibazar

    The three-day long Jatiya Nazrul Sammelan ended recently at the Moulvibazar Government High School auditorium. The conference was jointly organised by Moulvibazar District Administration and the Nazrul Institute.

  • DCI and RSC organise concert to support underprivileged children

    The Distressed Children and Infants International (DCI) and Rights and Sight for Children (RSC) organised a concert for underprivileged children at the Krishibid Institute Bangladesh Auditorium recently.

  • DCI and RSC organises press conference on children rights and sight

    The Distressed Children and Infants International (DCI) and Rights and Sight for Children (RSC) organised a press conference on Children Rights and Sight

  • Pohela Boishakh celebrations at Manikganj

    Jahid Maleque Sawapan, the health and family welfare minister and lawmaker from Manikganj-3 constituency, was present at the function, presided over by SM Ferdous, the deputy commissioner of Manikganj.

  • Aretha Franklin posthumously awarded with Pulitzer Prize Special Citation

    The Queen of Soul made history by becoming the first individual woman to earn a special citation prize ever since the introduction of the Pulitzer Prize.

  • Nrityanchal's ode to Meera Bai

    Nrityanchal's ode to Meera Bai

    Nrityanchal, one of the most renowned dance companies of the country, recently staged the dance drama, Meera, based on the life of Meera Bai, at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

  • With 'Lever Ayush Hajaro Konthe Borsohboron 1426'

    Bhutan PM enjoys the Bangla New Year

    The spirit of our cultural festivity filled the air as the rays of the early morning sun of the Bangla New Year 1426, beamed with the

  • An evening of contemporary dance

    Goethe-Institut Bangladesh, in association with Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, recently organised an evening of contemporary dance, under the Young Choreographers' Platform 2019.

  • SHILPARATH'S 10th anniversary celebrations

    Shilparath, a dance school and company based in Manikganj, celebrated its 10th anniversary through a cultural programme at the central Shahid Minar premises in Manikganj on April 12.

  • Choitre Boi Utshab 2019 concludes

    ​A seasonal book fair, Choitre Boi Utshab 2019, was organised in collaboration with 10 publications at Bangladesh National Museum.

  • Mangal Shobhajatra preparations underway

    Pohela Boishakh, the largest festival in Bangladesh, is just around the corner. Mangal Shobhajatra, an integral part of the celebration, is also widely anticipated by all.

  • Project Pothchola presents 'Mogoj Dholai 2.0'

    Project Pothchola, an initiative by Bandhu Foundation of Bangladesh, organised the second season of their book reading event titled

  • WOW Dhaka 2019 concludes

    The first ever Women of the World (WOW) festival in Dhaka recently ended at the Bangla Academy premises with a concluding ceremony, followed by an energetic concert.

  • Egiya Jawar Nei Mana - Seven Spectacular Screenings

    The Bangamata U 19 Women's International Gold Cup 2019 is an international football tournament arranged for the first time in Bangladesh, exclusively for women. It is scheduled to kick off from April 22.

  • Remembering Abdul Hai Mashreki

    Marking the memorable occasion of folk poet Abdul Hai Mashreki's 100th birth anniversary, Jagannath University organised a discussion session and cultural programme yesterday at their campus.

  • Art Festival 2019 Gazipur ends on a high note

    The four-day long art festival, from March 27 - 30, came to an end yesterday with the opening of the grand exhibition of artworks by both prominent and promising artists, on themes ranging from nature to urbanisation, contemporary to classical, festivity to celebration of life and culture.

  • A plethora of artistic creations

    A plethora of artistic creations

    It is a wonderful experience for all the participating artists, artisans, cultural activists, journalists, students and the local inhabitants to

  • Hamidur Rahman Puroshkar 2018 conferred

    Hamidur Rahman Puroshkar 2018 conferred

    In remembrance of the eminent architect and artist Hamidur Rahman, who designed the Central Shaheed Minar, his family established

  • A new horizon in the realm of art

    Ushering in a new horizon in the realm of art, the four-day (March 27-30) long Second Charukala Utshab 2019 Gazipur is in full swing.

  • Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy celebrates INDEPENDENCE DAY

    Marking the memorable day of our nation's independence, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) arranged a day-long programme at two different venues on March 26.

  • 10th Rong Tulite Muktijuddho held

    To observe the 49th Independence Day of the nation, Channel i, in association with IFIC Bank, organised the programme titled, '10th IFIC Bank-Channel i Rong Tulite Muktijuddho' at the premises of Channel i, featuring an art camp on the Liberation War of Bangladesh.

  • Art competition for children held in Mymensingh

    Marking the Independence Day celebrations, Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin Sangrahashala organised a painting competition for children at their premises. The little ones painted pictures highlighting the struggles for freedom during 1971.

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    Charukala Utshab 2019 Gazipur begins today

    A press conference was held yesterday in this regard at the Department of Graphic Design, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka,