culture

Kazi Nazrul Islam and “World Literature”: Some Questions and Concerns

Kazi Nazrul Islam (1899-1976) has been customarily characterized as a rebel poet, particularly, if not exclusively, because of his 1922 poem called “Bidrohi” (the Rebel)—a poem that fiercely stages his political, linguistic, even metrical rebellion all at once.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

The unnecessary glorification of the tortured artist

At the end of the day, art that spreads joy is not lesser than the one sharing their hardships.

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

Kazi Nazrul Islam and “World Literature”: Some Questions and Concerns

Kazi Nazrul Islam (1899-1976) has been customarily characterized as a rebel poet, particularly, if not exclusively, because of his 1922 poem called “Bidrohi” (the Rebel)—a poem that fiercely stages his political, linguistic, even metrical rebellion all at once.

May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022

BD K-Family celebrates cultures at Dhaka K-Meet 6.0

Dhaka K-Meet 6.0 was organised by the BD K-Family on May 20.

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

How much Bangla should we really know?

In today's English dominated world, does the youth know enough Bangla?

April 25, 2022
April 25, 2022

A search for the Shakespearean semiotics in Bangladesh

This writing celebrates how Bangladesh has practised a ‘disturbingly relevant’ legacy of William Shakespeare through a testimonial of Aly Zaker, a phenomenal figure in the cultural arena of the country.

April 17, 2022
April 17, 2022

Appreciating art on a budget

For those living on a budget yet wanting to consume and support the art, there are multiple other ways to do so.

April 13, 2022
April 13, 2022

No clash between religion and culture: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said culture has no clash with religion -- referring to numerous attacks on cultural programmes including bombings at Pahela Baishakh celebration.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

The Anime and Video Game Hype at the Tokyo Olympics

Imagine playing volleyball to the soundtrack of Haikyuu!!

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Japanese Artists Put Bangladeshi Heritage on a Kimono for Tokyo Olympics

The design is part of The Kimono Project, centered around idea of "Golden Bengal."

July 18, 2021
July 18, 2021

Iron Maiden Returns With “The Writing On The Wall”

The British heavy metal group released the new song on July 15.