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  • Faces of Bangladesh in the DIFF jury board

    Noted Bangladeshi film actor and activist Ilias Kanchan and internationally acclaimed Bangladeshi filmmaker Rubaiyat Hossain made to the list of 12 member jury board of the Dhaka International Film Festival 2019.

  • An evening of music with Mo and the Shooting Stars

    Recently, Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre, High Commission of India, Dhaka, organised a musical programme, featuring Mo and the Shooting Stars, an Indian folk fusion band from Assam who are known for their covers as well as their original compositions. It was held at the main auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum.

  • Bangla Utshab 2019 concludes

    The concluding day of Bangla Utshab 2019, held at Nazrul Mancha, Rabindra Sarobar in Kolkata, welcomed guests to a mesmerising evening of music, featuring an array of artistes from Bangladesh and West Bengal.

  • Did 2018 hit the right notes?

    It is hard to argue the fact that 2018 was an eventful year in Bangladeshi music. Whether it be the end of a musical saga, or a stark change in consumption trends, there was a lot that indicated where the future may lie for an industry that is slowly recuperating from the dark days of mass piracy.

  • Zainul Abedin Birthday

    Birthday felicitations to Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin

    Today marks the 104th birth anniversary of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin, the founding father of Bangladeshi art and art education. Born in Mymensingh, Abedin grew up in the serene landscape by the river Brahmaputra. In 1933, he enrolled at Calcutta Government Art School, and later taught at the institute. He was an influential member of the Calcutta Group of progressive artists.

  • Grand festival of victory concludes at BSA

    December is the month of victory. To celebrate the victory in grandeur, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) arranged a weeklong (December 21-27) grand festival that concluded yesterday.

  • Faculty of Fine Art's 70 years celebration

    70 years of FFA celebrated in grandeur

    To celebrate the glorious 70 years of the Faculty of Fine Art (FFA), University of Dhaka FFA, coupled with the Zainul Utshab 2018, along with hundreds of artists, teachers, students and


    As the year draws to an end, a sense of festivity seems to have taken over the moods of people, especially with celebrations for Christmas and the New Year. While snugging in the comforts of winter, many celebrities have taken some time off to spend their holidays with their families and loved ones. Here are a few snaps they posted on Instagram to share the joy.

  • 'Bijoyer Mahotsav' under way at Shilpakala

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) is currently having a seven day long cultural programme titled, Bijoyer Mahotsav, 2018 with the slogan

  • 'Khacha Bhangar Gaan' to pay tribute to cultural icons

    Prachyanat has organised a musical improvisation today titled Khacha Bhangar Gaan, to pray tribute to the recently deceased cultural personalities Anwar Hossain, Amjad Hossain and Saidul Anam Tutul. The performance will take place at the Experimental Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy at 6pm.