Poluck's 'Kabitanjali' released on Rabindra Jayanti

On the the occasion of Rabindra Jayanti 'Saregama Bengali' has released a collection of six timeless poems from Rabindranath Tagore.

Kamal Ahmed’s 27th album released on Independent Day

Kamal Ahmed’s 27th audio album, “Desher Mati”, was released on Independence Day, March 26, under the banner of Music of Bengal. The album features 10 patriotic Tagore songs.

Toukir Ahmed releases a new folk song

“Tomar Kiba Jay Ashe”, a new folk song from Toukir Ahmed, was premiered on November 9, through his official YouTube channel—Toukir Ahmed Official. The song was composed by Nashir Uddin and written by Shahnoor Wahid.

Standard Chartered’s “Symphony – Brands in Sync” celebrates Padma Bridge inauguration

The Grand Finale of “Symphony – Brands in Sync” took place on June 25, 2022 in Dhaka. Launched in November 2021, the musical competition is the first-of-its-kind in Bangladesh. The competition was won by ­­­­British American Tobacco Bangladesh with Unilever Bangladesh Limited claiming the first runner-up spot. Robi Axiata Limited was recognised as the second runner-up.  

Abdus Selim’s play ‘Rise and Shine’ staged by BotTala

“Rise and Shine”, a Bangla adapted mono-play by the Bangla Academy Literary Award winning writer Professor Abdus Selim, originally written by Italian playwright couple Dario Fo and Franca Rame, premiered on June 1 at Mahila Shamiti, Dhaka.

Magic Bawliana 2022 kicks off

The fourth edition of the musical reality show, Magic Bawliana 2022, is set to air soon on Masranga Television. The registration process for this show has already begun.

Prattay Barua’s ‘Purono Sokal’ released

"Purono Sokal”, the semi-classical song with heartfelt lyrics, is Prattay Barua’s latest single.

Virtual tour of two museums now possible through My GP app

Virtual tours of the Liberation War Museum and 1971: Genocide-Torture Archive and Museum is now possible through the MyGP app.

Pre-launch discussion of 'Folk Melody of Bangladesh'

A press conference and pre-launch discussion of the book “Folk Melody of Bangladesh” was held in September 19, 2022, at La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka. Authored by Iftekhar Anwar, “Folk Melody of Bangladesh” is a result of a decade-long research project on the origins and history of Bangladesh's traditional folk music and culture.

Deconstructing my South Asian complexes

I thought to myself that this notion explains quite a lot about ourselves. Recalling my three and a half-years’ experience of living abroad, I remembered how I continuously felt the need to outperform myself by working too hard. Be it during my days of being a student in Sweden, or working in a multinational company—I never remember working less than 60-65 hours a week.

‘Ekti Desher Jono Gaan’ screened at Liberation War Museum

The documentary film “Ekti Desher Jono Gaan” based on ‘The Concert for Bangladesh’ was screened on Friday (July 22) evening at the Liberation War Museum.

Warsite drops music video of ‘Tobey Tai Hok’

Heavy-metal band Warsite recently released the music video for their song “Tobey Tai Hok”. This is an experimental song from their second studio album, which will be released soon. The song is available on the band’s YouTube channel.

Samsung and Fair Electronics organises Art Camp for children with special needs on Pohela Boishakh

Celebrating Bengali New Year 1429, an art camp was arranged for children with special needs was organised by Samsung and Fair Electronics, under the supervision of Nabiha Raida Foundation. The event was held at Samsung Flagship Store, Gulshan Avenue.

Nisho becomes brand ambassador for Mr White Detergent Powder

Popular actor Afran Nisho is the new brand ambassador for Mr White Detergent Powder. He has signed a contract with Quazi Enterprises Ltd and will be promoting the brand.

A soulful rendition for doctors

Sabbir who rose to fame through the second edition of Closeup 1 competition has come up with a new rendition dedicating it to the doctors.

Artist Ashfika Rahman’s visual and conscious approach to a more inclusive feminism with I BELONG

Ashfika Rahman is a contemporary visual artist based in Dhaka whose artistic endevours dabble on art and documentary with the use of photography as a medium to express her views on complex systematic social issues. She explores such an important issue with her work for the exhibition on young feminism titled ‘I Belong’.