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    5th Dhaka Int’l Mobile Film Festival Ends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 17, 2019

    The two-day 5th Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival ended on Saturday amid festivities at the Mohammadpur campus of University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh....

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    A poet’s departure

    Monwarul Islam | Updated at 09:34pm on February 16, 2019

    Any epithet for poet Al Mahmud is redundant, who wished to die on a peaceful, holy Friday in his touching poem Smritir Meghlabhore....

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    Jibanananda Das’ 120th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 17, 2019

    The 120th birth anniversary of Bengali poet Jibanananda Das will be observed today.Different organisations have chalked out special programmes marking the day....

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    India to honour Chhayanaut

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on February 17, 2019

    India has selected Bangladesh’s leading cultural organisation Chhayanaut for its state-sponsored prestigious ‘Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony’, an official statement said....

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    Music progs draw huge audience

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    A 14-day festival, organised by Sammilita Sangskritik Jote, marking International Mother Language Day is drawing huge crowds to Central Shaheed Minar premises....

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    Oscar organisers struggle to keep show relevant

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    From going without a host to handing out key awards during commercial breaks, to a quickly nixed idea for a popular film category -- Oscar organisers are struggling to keep Hollywood’s biggest night relevant while dealing with a string of messy controversies....

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    Charlotte Rampling gets lifetime achievement award at Berlin fest

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    British actress Charlotte Rampling said on Thursday she was moved to be awarded the Berlin Film Festival’s Golden Bear for lifetime achievement....

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    Joler Gaan enthralls music lovers

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    Popular folk-fusion band Joler Gaan entertained the audience presenting its popular songs at a concert held on Thursday on Bengal Boi premises in Lalmatia in the capital....

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    Spring celebrated thru songs, dances

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    Artistes celebrated the advent of spring presenting songs and dances at a programme held on Dhaka University campus on Thursday....

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    Artistes pay tribute to Barin Majumder

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    Renowned and upcoming singers and students from music departments of different universities paid tribute to late eminent music exponent Pandit Barin Majumder at the two-day Pandit Barin Majumder Music Festival held on Thursday and Friday at Government Music College....

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