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    Nazrul Academy pays tribute to National Poet

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:07pm on May 24, 2017

    Nazrul Academy on Wednesday paid tribute to national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam at programme in the city celebrating his 118th birth anniversary. The programme  was...

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    James Bond star Roger Moore dies

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on May 24, 2017

    British actor Roger Moore, who played the womanising superspy James Bond over two decades with a suave wit, died Tuesday aged 89, his children announced...

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    Nazrul got inspiration from folk music

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on May 24, 2017

    Folk songs of Bengal had always been inspiring for Kazi Nazrul Islam as a music composer and his fascination for the music genre developed in his boyhood while working with a rural leto music troupe...

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    Wonder Woman UK premiere cancelled

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:34pm on May 25, 2017

    Gal Gadot, Chris Pine and Robin Wright, were scheduled to make red carpet appearances at the London premiere of Wonder Woman...

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    Experimental show features history, heritage

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:21pm on May 23, 2017

    A group show featuring woodcut works and glass paints by artist couple AB Mursalin Zami and Tasmina Khan Swati is underway at the...

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    Influence of foreign music on Nazrul

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on May 24, 2017

    A gifted lyricist and composer Kazi Nazrul Islam, credited for composing 2,600 diverse songs in 35 styles, wrote and composed around 20 songs based on popular foreign music....

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    Nazrul: unique creator of devotional songs

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on May 24, 2017

    National poet Kazi Nazrul Islam added a new dimension to Bangla music with his devotional songs glorifying the Islamic and Hindu beliefs, myths and rituals, which attract people irrespective of their cast and creed...

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    Hindol celebrates Nazrul’s birth anniv

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:19pm on May 23, 2017

    Hindol Sangeet Academy, a music school working to promote Nazrul Sangeet, celebrated 118th birth anniversary of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam through...