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    ‘Amra Ekta Cinema Banabo’ to compete in Indian film fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:39pm on February 24, 2020

    National Film Award winning director Ashraf Shishir’s film ‘Amra Ekta Cinema Banabo’ is going to compete in the upcoming 12th Bengaluru International Film Festival in India...

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    UK pianist bids to change image of classical music

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:41pm on February 24, 2020

    British composer and pianist Alexis Ffrench, a rising black star in the overwhelmingly white world of classical music, is on a mission ‘to change the narrative’ that the genre is stuffy and...

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    Federation of Film Societies of India felicitates Mokammel

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on February 24, 2020

    Federation of Film Societies of India felicitated renowned Bangladeshi filmmaker Tanvir Mokammel on the opening day of Bangladesh Film Festival at Nandan Film and Cultural Centre in Kolkata, India...

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    Pitha Utsab held at Islamic University

    IU Correspondent . Kushtia | Updated at 12:16am on February 24, 2020

    A daylong Pitha Utsab (cake festival) was held at Islamic University in Kushtia amid festivity and fanfare recently. Cancer Awareness Programme for Women (CAP), a voluntary organisation, organised the event...

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    Leonardo fans pull Louvre all-nighters to catch show’s final hours

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:19am on February 24, 2020

    It’s a half hour after midnight, and a huge crowd is massed in front of the illuminated glass pyramid at the Louvre for a rare night-time visit to the museum’s most ambitious show in years, a landmark...

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    Somodhara holds poetry fest

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:23am on February 24, 2020

    Somodhara, a monthly magazine, organised Somodhara Kabita Utsab 2020 at the auditorium of Chhayanaut Shangskriti-Bhavan on Saturday. The festival featured recitation, awards ceremony, discussion...

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    Padatik holds travelling cultural show marking Amar Ekushey

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on February 24, 2020

    Theatre troupe Padatik Nattya Sangsad (Bangladesh) held travelling cultural show, featuring songs and street plays, at different places of Dhaka marking the Shaheed Dibash and International Mother Language Day...

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    Ahmed Sharif’s death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on February 24, 2020

    Today is the 21st death anniversary of late Ekushey Padak winning writer Ahmed Sharif. Ahmed Sharif, born in Patiya, Chattogram on February 13, 1921, was a renowned educationist, philosopher, critic, writer...

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    Dwip gallery celebrates diversity of art and identity

    Kabory Shihab | Updated at 12:13am on February 24, 2020

    Eleven visual artists are displaying their artworks at a group exhibition under way at Dwip Gallery located at Lalmatia in the capital. The exhibition titled ‘In (and out of) the stones of our minds’ which began...

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    Eilish breaks record with James Bond theme

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:17pm on February 22, 2020

    Teenage pop star Billie Eilish scored another record on Friday as her new single enjoyed the biggest opening week of all time for a James...