45m ago| Theatre & Arts

Tamalika Karmaker returns to stage after three years

National Award-winning actress Tamalika Karmaker has been a part of theatre for almost 30 years. She began her journey with “Pathor”, directed by Azizul Hakim and produced by Aranyak Natyadal. For the theatre troupe’s 50th anniversary, Tamalika is all set to return to the stage and is already taking part in rehearsals.

1d ago| Theatre & Arts

Aranyak to celebrate its 50th founding anniversary

Famed theatre troupe Aranyak Natyadal is gearing up to celebrate its 50th founding anniversary with a plethora of cultural programmes and theatre plays.  Noted actor Mamunur Rashid, a member of the event organising committee, confirmed the news at the press conference for the event, held yesterday at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy’s Seminar Hall.

4d ago| Theatre & Arts

BotTala returns with new production after six years

For many years now, BotTala has been a popular performance space. They will soon be staging a new show, after six years, titled “Shokhi Rongomala”, which will be directed by Mohammad Ali Haider.

2w ago| Theatre & Arts

‘I saved up and went to Dhaka Lit Fest’

Dhaka Lit Fest just completed its 10th anniversary and, like always, took place at Bangla Academy.

2w ago| Theatre & Arts

19th Asian Art Biennale ends 

Amidst the shivering cold in the capital, there was a long line of young, cheerful girls and boys on the premises of the Bangladesh Shilapakala Academy, to attend the last day of the month-long 19th Asian Art Biennale today. The closing ceremony of the exhibition was held at the National Theater Hall of the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA).

4w ago| Theatre & Arts

4th Bangla Art Fest concludes on a high note

The “4th Bangla Art Fest 2022, Mymensingh”, dedicated to Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin, recently successfully concluded at the BGB Park in Mymensingh. The four-day festival featured an international art camp; art activities by the children, promising artists, contemporary artists and renowned artists both local and foreign.The festival was, organised by Art Bangla Foundation and was jointly inaugurated by renowned artist Shahabuddin Ahmed and Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin’s youngest son, engineer Mainul Abedin.

January 11, 2023
January 11, 2023

Ishrat Nishat Natya Puraskar coming January 19

On Tuesday, nominees for the Ishrat Nishat Natya Puraskar were announced at a press conference in Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

January 10, 2023
January 10, 2023

Global Friendship Art Festival India 2023 begins 

To deepen the bond between Bangladesh and India, the Global Friendship Art Festival India 2023 has started at Visva-Bharati University in Shantiniketan, West Bengal. 

January 8, 2023
January 8, 2023

‘I saved up and went to Dhaka Lit Fest’

Dhaka Lit Fest just completed its 10th anniversary and, like always, took place at Bangla Academy.

January 7, 2023
January 7, 2023

19th Asian Art Biennale ends 

Amidst the shivering cold in the capital, there was a long line of young, cheerful girls and boys on the premises of the Bangladesh Shilapakala Academy, to attend the last day of the month-long 19th Asian Art Biennale today. The closing ceremony of the exhibition was held at the National Theater Hall of the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA).

December 30, 2022
December 30, 2022

4th Bangla Art Fest concludes on a high note

The “4th Bangla Art Fest 2022, Mymensingh”, dedicated to Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin, recently successfully concluded at the BGB Park in Mymensingh. The four-day festival featured an international art camp; art activities by the children, promising artists, contemporary artists and renowned artists both local and foreign.The festival was, organised by Art Bangla Foundation and was jointly inaugurated by renowned artist Shahabuddin Ahmed and Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin’s youngest son, engineer Mainul Abedin.

December 27, 2022
December 27, 2022

ArchTwist: Inspiring architectural innovation

Archtwist is a platform for students and young professionals to share and compete on architectural ideas. It provides a space for aspiring architects to showcase their creativity and talent, in return offering opportunities for recognition and awards.

December 25, 2022
December 25, 2022

The mysteries of muslin

Every culture has its own identity, sometimes through a craft or uniqueness that it is known for. In the late 18th century,

December 24, 2022
December 24, 2022

Pooja Sengupta to receive Friendship Medal from Vietnam

Noted dancer and artistic director of Turongomi Repertory Dance Theatre, Pooja Sengupta, will be honoured with the Friendship Medal award from the government of Vietnam.

December 23, 2022
December 23, 2022

‘Agunjatra’: Raising awareness on transgender discrimination

“Agunjatra”, the new play in question, will be staged this Friday, December 23, around 7 pm.

December 15, 2022
December 15, 2022

‘Artists Make Space’: Stories of survival, revival and reformation

The first piece of AMS is ‘Lost in Translation’ by visual artist Azizee Fawmi Khan. In search of the soul of a lost city, the artist traveled to Panam Nagar, collected some of its snippets—including the local folktales—and found a connection with the drama ‘Neel Darpan’ by Dinabandhu Mitra.