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  • Two-day long Manipuri Dance Festival concludes

    The first day began with a lamp lighting ceremony by the guests and organisers in order to pay respect to the dance maestro, followed by a transcending performance by the 'Pung' players of Srimangal, Sylhet.

  • Sufia Kamal's birth anniversary today

    Today marks the 107th birth anniversary of renowned poet, Begum Sufia Kamal. An iconic figure in the women's rights movement in Bangladesh, Sufia Kamal's contributions to Bangladesh, its Liberation War and literature are unforgettable.

  • Shahidul Alam to receive Humanitarian Award

    Eminent photographer and activist Shahidul Alam, the founder of Drik and Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, will receive the distinguished Humanitarian Award to be distributed by The Lucie Awards, which is presented by the Lucie Foundation.

  • What to watch on television THIS EID

    Over the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, there are plenty of special shows to choose from for lovers of television, with a whole host of well-known artistes taking to the small-screen.

  • Take a break at Fantasy Kingdom

    There comes a time when your mind needs to escape the urban chaos and just relax, to rejuvenate itself. One such place to unwind is Fantasy Kingdom, a theme park by Concord Entertainment Co. Ltd. Located

  • Bangladesh National Museum renovates Musical Instrument Gallery

    In order to reach out to the audience with the history of instruments and help people muster more knowledge, Bangladesh National Museum has refurbished its Musical Instrument Gallery after six years.

  • STAR Cineplex hosts Iftaar

    Following the footsteps of their yearly get-together during Ramadan, STAR Cineplex on Thursday, arranged a corporate Iftaar gathering at their premises. Journalists from various media houses along with other

  • STAR Cineplex hosts Iftaar

    Following the footsteps of their yearly get-together during Ramadan, STAR Cineplex on Thursday, arranged a corporate Iftaar gathering at their premises. Journalists from various media houses along with other

  • A handful of joy on Nipun's birthday

    Nipun has been working on the small screen for quite some time, but only in a handful of projects. The good news for fans and admirers of Nipun is that this year, she will be seen in not one, but two Eid special telefilms. She has just wrapped up Golam Sourav Dudul's Mohobbot Bepaari 2, the sequel to last year's Eid-Ul-Azha TV show of the same name. The story of the telefilm centers on Ramadan and Eid festivities.

  • Talking about Tagore in China

    Notable actor, director and writer Ataur Rahman, who is also the recipient of the Ekushe Padak, along with Dr Israfeel Shaheen, Professor of Theatre & Performance Studies at the University of Dhaka and eminent

  • Representing Bangladesh in Santiniketan

    International students of Visva-Bharati University will now get more insights about Bangladesh from the newly inaugurated library and museum in Bangladesh Bhavan. Prime Ministers of India and Bangladesh

  • Celebrating Sayed Lutful Haque

    Sayed Lutful Haque's contribution to the arts is immense not only as a painter and illustrator, but also as a journalist and researcher. On May 31, prominent artists, poets and writers had the opportunity to explore the works of Sayed Lutful Haque at a discussion hosted by Ghashful, a media organisation.

  • Shilpakala Padak 2017

    Seven luminaries honoured with the Shilpakala Padak 2017

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) conferred the Shilpakala Padak 2017 to seven cultural luminaries in recognition of their

  • Cultural shows mark Nazrul's birth anniversary

    Cultural shows marking the 119th birth anniversary of Kazi Nazrul Islam at Darirampur in Trishal of Mymensingh concluded on May 27.

  • Architectural designs on display at AFD

    A weeklong architectural exhibition titled Archiprix Bangladesh Exhibition 2018 by the Department of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and Archiprix International has begun at La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD). The inaugural ceremony of the exhibition was held on May 25.

  • Death anniversary of Shilpacharya

    The country today observes the 42nd death anniversary of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin. Born in Mymensingh, Abedin took great influence from the scenic banks of the Brahmaputra River throughout his career. He was a post-auratic painter.

  • Shilpakala's homage to Kazi Nazrul Islam

    Marking the 119th birth anniversary of our National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy arranged a programme, featuring a discussion and a cultural event at its Music and Dance Centre auditorium. Professor Hosne Ara Joly of the Department of Bangla, from Jagannath University discussed the life and works of the poet, while Jahangir Hossain Chowdhury, BSA secretary, presided over the programme.

  • Alpana Habib launches cookbook

    It was a childhood dream come true for Alpana Habib when she launched her long-awaited cook book - Alpana's Cooking on May 13. The event was hosted by Zara and Naveed Mahbub, and they brought unbound joy and laughter to the night. The panel of speakers starred an ensemble of eminent women in Bangladesh such as Tasmima Hossain, Editor of Ananya Magazine; Sadya Afreen Mallick, Chief of Cultural

  • Kamal Ahmed receives "Rajshahi Betar Shilpee Shangstha Shammanona"

    Noted Tagore Singer and Director of External Service, Bangladesh Betar Kamal Ahmed received Rajshahi Betar Shilpee Shangstha Shammanona at the Nanking Darbar Hall of Rajshahi city.

  • Mim Mantasha won the crown of Lux Channel i Superstar 2018

    Mim Mantasha Superstar in the making

    Winning the country's biggest pageant is not an ordinary feat. Mim Mantasha has won not just a crown, but also the hearts of millions. Awaiting a new journey, the Lux Channel i Superstar 2018 winner shares her story with The Daily Star.

  • 12 years of Nagarnat

    With songs, dance and play, Nagarnat celebrated their 12 years of journey towards success in social awareness at the Muktaprangan of

  • Women in unification at Cannes

    History was made at this year's 71st Cannes Film Festival on Saturday as 82 women, representing the limited number of women filmmakers selected over its more than seven-decade history, made a symbolic walk up the red carpet.

  • Mim Mantasha became the winner of Lux-Channel I Super Star 2018

    Lux Super Star 2018 dazzles as Mim Mantasha takes the Crown

    If there is one pageant that never fails to capture the attention of the people around the country, it is the Channel i Lux Super Star.

  • Mim Mantasha became the winner of Lux-Channel I Super Star 2018

    Lux Super Star 2018 dazzles as Mim Mantasha takes the Crown

    If there is one pageant that never fails to capture the attention of the people around the country, it is the Channel i Lux Super Star.

  • Kazi Ghiyasuddin to receive the Order of the Rising Sun

    Every year, the government of Japan honours distinguished citizens of the country for their valuable contributions towards uplifting the image of the country and for making significant inroads in the service of humanity. The list also includes the names of a number of foreign nationals who help bridge the gap between their respective communities and Japan through their works in various fields. The Japanese

  • A little bit of Vietnam in Dhaka!

    Vietnam is celebrated for its tremendous ceramic art. With that in mind, Clay Station, a clay studio situated in Dhaka, has arranged an exhibition to give the people of Dhaka an essence of Vietnam.

  • Battle of the beauties: Who do you think will win?

    Samia Othoi, Mim Mantasha, Sarwat Azad Bristi, Ishrat Zaheen and Nabila Afrose are the top five contests of the Grand Finale. Live

  • Chhayanaut's homage to Tagore

    To celebrate Rabindranath Tagore's 157th birth anniversary, his works and his philosophy, a two-day 'Rabindra Utshab 1425' commenced at the main auditorium of Chhayanaut Sangskriti Bhaban in Dhanmondi, Dhaka. The festival began yesterday.

  • ‘Sara‘ with exciting young talents

    A star-studded cast of Shahtaj, Pritom, Azim, Doyel and Amit Sinha rounds up the level of hype that Sara wants to create with its ambitious clothing line. The fashion house is set to launch on 12th May, and fans are already showing

  • 157th birth anniversary of Kobiguru Rabindranath Tagore

    The Kabi Guru Lives on

    “The ultimate truth of our personality is that we are no mere biologists or geometricians; we are the dreamers of dreams, we are the music-makers.”

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