15h ago| Theatre & Arts

Kobial begins journey with debut production 'Shukh'

With the objective of guiding the new generation in building communal harmony, Kobial Trust has been formed by a group of cultural personalities of the country. ...

1d ago| Theatre & Arts

Malay Bala shares his ambitions, artistic philosophy

Renowned artist Malay Bala won the hearts of avid art lovers with his acclaimed series, “The Reunion of Shakuntala” inspired by the Sanskrit classic “Abhigyan Shakuntalam,” written by Kalidas.

4d ago| Theatre & Arts

Galleri Kaya commemorates 17th anniversary with grand exhibition

Galleri Kaya has organised a group exhibition in Uttara to commemorate their 17th anniversary and the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the same time. The exhibition features...

2w ago| Theatre & Arts

Ganga Jamuna Cultural Festival photo gallery

The ninth installment of the Ganga Jamuna Cultural Festival kicked off at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on October 1.

2w ago| Theatre & Arts

'Marx in Soho' dives into the human side of the philosopher

Prominent theatre troupe BotTola, in association with Jatrik, presented their play, “Marx in Soho” at the Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium of Bangladesh Mohila Samity in Bailey Road, Dhaka, recently. The...

2w ago| Theatre & Arts

Padatik Natya Sangsad's 'Prerona' is a landmark play on autism

There is a girl crouching in the centre of the stage -- with a sketchbook and colors in her hand, she keeps on drawing. She knows that the society does not see her as "normal", she knows...

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Kobial begins journey with debut production 'Shukh'

With the objective of guiding the new generation in building communal harmony, Kobial Trust has been formed by a group of cultural personalities of the country. ...

October 22, 2021
October 22, 2021

Malay Bala shares his ambitions, artistic philosophy

Renowned artist Malay Bala won the hearts of avid art lovers with his acclaimed series, “The Reunion of Shakuntala” inspired by the Sanskrit classic “Abhigyan Shakuntalam,” written by Kalidas.

October 20, 2021
October 20, 2021

Galleri Kaya commemorates 17th anniversary with grand exhibition

Galleri Kaya has organised a group exhibition in Uttara to commemorate their 17th anniversary and the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the same time. The exhibition features...

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

Cultural movements necessary for peace and tolerance: Mamunur Rashid

Mamunur Rashid, a legend in the theatre arena of Bangladesh, never looked back after forming Aranyak Natya Dal in 1972. The Ekushey Padak awardee talked to The Daily Star about the recent...

October 18, 2021
October 18, 2021

Photography exhibition ‘Bangladesh 1971: Mourning and Morning’ kicks off

The Liberation War Museum and Alliance Française de Dhaka have jointly organised the solo photography exhibition, "Bangladesh 1971: Mourning and Morning" by Marc Riboud. The exhibition&...

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

Amin and Ashik’s Live Standup Comedy Tour hits the road today

The almost non-existent stand-up comedy scene in Dhaka is kept alive by the endeavours of two gritty comedians – Ahmad Ashik and Amin Hannan Chowdhury, with their ragtag band of funnymen.

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

Kala Kendra’s ‘Charcha. Charja. Uddojapon’ celebrates institutional art education of Chattogram

Celebrating 50 years of Bangladesh’s independence and institutional art education in Chattogram, Kala Kendra’s exhibition, “Charcha. Charja. Uddojapon” showcases the works of selected art graduates...

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

In conversation with Ganga-Jamuna Cultural Festival convener Ghulam Kuddus

Amid the ongoing pandemic, the Ganga-Jamuna Cultural Festival enthralled audiences for the last 12 days at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA). The festival, which returned after a year on October...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

Revisiting 9 months of the Liberation War with ‘Battle of Bangladesh’

Echoing gunshots and rattling rifles took over the stage as marching, helpless, and unaware Bangla speakers first encountered the brutality of the Pakistani Army on March 25, 1971. Amidst...

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021

Bengal Foundation exhibits two documentaries

Bengal Foundation recently organised screenings of two documentaries at Bengal Shilpalay in order to celebrate 50 years of Bangladesh’s independence, read a press release.