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    Shafqat Amanat Ali ends DIFF in style

    Monwarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    Popular Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali, who is known for his versatility in combining classical, rock and folk music, ended the fourth edition of Dhaka International Folk Fest in style....

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    Kalim Sharafi remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    Eminent Tagore singer Kalim Sharafi was remembered on Saturday at a programme held at Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad Auditorium of Bangla Academy....

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    Zhang Yimou’s Shadow shines at Chinese ‘Oscars’

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    Acclaimed Chinese director Zhang Yimou’s martial arts epic ‘Shadow’ took the most gongs at Taiwan’s Golden Horse film awards on Saturday, dubbed the Chinese-language ‘Oscars’....

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    Shilpangan opens new gallery thru Reunion

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    Shilpangan opened its new gallery through a group show featuring paintings by 34 artists in Lalmatia on Friday.The show, titled ‘Reunion’, features paintings created in...

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    Biplob Bala receives Naren Biswas Padak

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    Renowned theatre and recitation artiste Biplob Bala received Naren Biswas Padak for his contribution to theatre and recitation at a programme held at Music and...

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    Italy nationalists mull refusing Da Vincis to Louvre

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    Italy wants to renegotiate a deal to loan all of its Leonardo da Vinci paintings to France’s Louvre to mark 500 years since his death,...

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    Taiwanese puppet master fights to save dying art

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei, Taiwan | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    At 87 years old, Taiwanese glove puppeteer Chen Hsi-huang is the star of a new documentary which reflects his determination to revive the dying traditional...

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    Manzurul presents ghazal

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    Classical music singer Manzurul Islam Khan entertained the audience presenting ghazals of legendary Indian maestro Jagjit Singh on Friday evening at La Galerie of Alliance...

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    Momtaz rocks the second night

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    Local folk queen Momtaz Begum rocked the second night of Dhaka International Folk Fest with her popular songs on Friday at the Bangladesh Army Stadium...

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    Teerandaz premieres Raktorin

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    Theatre troupe Teerandaz Natyadal premiered Raktorin featuring people’s reaction to the assassination of the founding president of the country Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Friday at...

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