Organised by Ganga Jamuna Shangskritik Porshod, the event will take place at the National Theatre Hall, Experimental Theatre Hall and Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), and Dr Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium of Mohila Samity.
Peot Radhapada Roy, hailing from Kurigram, was attacked by two villagers last Saturday. Expressing his grief and thoughts on this case, renowned cultural persona Ramendu Majumdar shared a few words with The Daily Star
Cartoonist Morshed Mishu initiated awareness by organising a two-day cleaning event called “Khale Hobe” for the canal of Mohamadia Housing Limited, Mohammadpur (Road 1- 4).
The Ganga-Jamuna Theatre and Cultural Festival, one of the major theatre festivals of the country, will commence at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on Friday (October 6).
This year's drama festival promises an exhilarating roster of 15 plays authored by luminaries in Bengali literature, including works by Rabindranath Tagore, Bankim Chattopadhyay, Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay, Ahmod Sofa, Selim Al Deen, Munier Choudhury, and Syed Shamsul Haque.
It was an era where the greatest paintings served as sublime examples of ideal beauty, linear perspective, and balanced compositions, emphasising the artists' talents while fulfilling the desires of their patrons. However, breaking away from the dominant tradition of painting of the time, Caravaggio made a divine entrance onto the scene with his masterpiece, "The Calling of Saint Matthew".
Thus, to engage and inspire people from all walks of lives in Bangladesh, BSA took this initiative in 120 locations across the country through the presentations of 30 puppetry troupes nationwide. The festival will run until October 10.
The title of the art exhibition, “Mrittika Mohey”, by Karu Titas, signifies a homebound call of one’s root and the mystifying allure of it. It suggests that the destination is merely an illusion of completion, while the true significance lies in the journey itself.