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  • “We have to move forward, but with our heritage” – Kamal Ahmed

    With a noteworthy singing career of seven national and international awards, Kamal Ahmed also holds the important position of Director of Programme at Bangladesh Betar, a cultural pillar of the country. Finding his comfort zone in Rabindra Sangeet, the ever-passionate musician keeps expanding his repertoire. He has16 versatile albums of different genres to his credit. The artiste talks to The Daily Star about his latest albums, musical philosophy, and more.

  • Baroque music performed at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy

    A musical evening titled, 'Son Ar Mein Consort Vers Les Indes Baroqueson', was held at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy recently.

  • An offering of songs of language and love in spring

    As part of our regular musical programmes, Star Melodies, an initiative of The Daily Star to promote Bangla music, will host a special musical evening titled, 'Falgun-er Rongey Aanka Bhaasha O Bhalobashar Gaan' (songs of language and love portrayed through the colours of spring).

  • Pandit Barin Mazumder Music Fest Concludes

    In 1963, music exponent, educationist and Ekushey Padak winner Pandit Barin Mazumder, founded the Government Music College in Agargaon, Dhaka. To commemorate the 98th birth anniversary of the maestro, Government Music College recently organised a two-day long music festival titled Pandit Barin Mazumder Sangeet Utshab 2019, at its premises.

  • 'Shesh Din' works its magic

    In the spirit of Valentine's Day, artistes Tahsan and Tina launched their latest music video on the official YouTube channel of the music label, CD Choice, recently.

  • Pandit Barin Mazumder Music Festival 2019 begins today

    Ekushey Padak winning classical musician Pandit Barin Mazumder was the pioneer behind establishing the Government Music College in Dhaka.

  • Nirmal Kumar Das honoured in India

    Bhawaiya Sangeet Academy O Parishad Cooch Behar, West Bengal India, recently honoured renowned Bangladeshi dotara artiste Nirmal Kumar Das with Sangeet Churamoni Samman.

  • Trainwreck

    In what is the most historic event in the Bangladeshi metal music industry, Trainwreck recently beat the other participants of Bangalore OpenAir's competition segment to ensure a place in the biggest metal concert in the world, the Wacken Open Air in Germany.

  • HSBC hosts grand musical soiree

    According to William Shakespeare, “If music be the food of love, play on..." (Act 1, Scene 1, Twelfth Night). To entertain music lovers with a feast of melodies, HSBC Bangladesh hosted a grand musical soiree held at the Oasis Garden of Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka recently.

  • Bappa and Susmita's 'Megher Chithi' to launch today

    Ace singer Bappa Mazumder and the popular Susmita Anis have paired up for a new song, titled 'Megher Chithi'.