4d ago| Theatre & Arts

Katthakiya to perform in 18th North American Nazrul Convention

Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts (BIPA) will organise a virtual programme “18th North American Nazrul Convention”, showcasing their heartfelt respect to Bangladesh’s national poet Kazi Nazul...

4d ago| Theatre & Arts

Celebrating the legacy of Dhaka Theatre

Dhaka Theater was founded on July 29, 1973, with the slogan, “Moulik Natok Monchayoner Maddhome Bangla Natoker Mukti”. Established by noted cultural personality and freedom fighter Nasiruddin...

6d ago| Art & Design

‘Shafiqul Islam: The Secret Art of a Mysterious Artist’ underway at Mrinmoy Art Gallery Chattogram

The solo exhibition, titled “Shafiqul Islam: The Secret Art of a Mysterious Artist", was inaugurated at Mrinmoy Art Gallery in Chattogram, recently. The exhibition, showcases the works of...

Two-day festival in remembrance of Mannan Hira begins at Shilpakala

In memory of noted playwright and Bangla Academy winner Mannan Hira, a two-day theatre festival, organised by Aranyak Natyadal, began at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) from today.

‘Kanjoosh’ brings laughter to the stage amid pandemic

Among prolific playwrights, Moliere is a household name in comedy. Adaptation of one of his most famous works, “The Miser”, translated as “Kanjoosh” has been a landmark production in the history of...

Aly Zaker hospitalised

Renowned stage and TV actor, director Aly Zaker has been admitted to a hospital in Dhaka after he fell ill.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Katthakiya to perform in 18th North American Nazrul Convention

Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts (BIPA) will organise a virtual programme “18th North American Nazrul Convention”, showcasing their heartfelt respect to Bangladesh’s national poet Kazi Nazul...

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Celebrating the legacy of Dhaka Theatre

Dhaka Theater was founded on July 29, 1973, with the slogan, “Moulik Natok Monchayoner Maddhome Bangla Natoker Mukti”. Established by noted cultural personality and freedom fighter Nasiruddin...

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

‘Shafiqul Islam: The Secret Art of a Mysterious Artist’ underway at Mrinmoy Art Gallery Chattogram

The solo exhibition, titled “Shafiqul Islam: The Secret Art of a Mysterious Artist", was inaugurated at Mrinmoy Art Gallery in Chattogram, recently. The exhibition, showcases the works of...

July 18, 2021
July 18, 2021

Renowned artist Arabinda Das Gupta no more

Reticent painter and art teacher Arabinda Das Gupta breathed his last at Sylhet Shahid Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital this morning at 10:22 am today. He was 68 years old.

July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021

Building Resilience: A Covid fundraising benefit for dancers in India and Bangladesh

World Dance Alliance Asia-Pacific (WDAAP) has arranged an online video fundraising benefit for emerging dancers and choreographers in India and Bangladesh.

July 13, 2021
July 13, 2021

Remembering Abdullah Al Mamun on his 79th birth anniversary

Abdullah Al Mamun was a stalwart in the fields of theatre, television, and cinema in Bangladesh. A celebrated personality in the arenas of theatre, television, and cinema, Abdullah Al Mamun left...

July 10, 2021
July 10, 2021

I wish we could meet, just one more time: Shamim Ara Nipa’s open letter to Muhammad Jahangir

Prominent cultural activist, journalist, and media personality Muhammad Jahangir breathed his last on this day in 2019, after an uphill battle with cancer for years. He was the executive director...

July 9, 2021
July 9, 2021

Ronni Ahmmed’s solo exhibition ‘NOOR’ underway

Bridging the past and the future, all artworks displayed in artist Ronni Ahmmed's solo exhibition, NOOR, radiate the mysticism of Sufism. Organised and curated by ARTcon, the exhibition began...

June 6, 2021
June 6, 2021

Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation expresses dissatisfaction over budget for cultural activities

The Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation has been demanding that one percent of the national budget be allocated to cultural affairs. However, it was not implemented in the budget this time. For...

May 23, 2021
May 23, 2021

Theatre and cultural activist Saiful Islam Mahmud no more

Theatre and cultural activist Saiful Islam Mahmud passed away last night. Renowned thespian Nasiruddin Yousuff Bachchu confirmed the news to The Daily Star.