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    Pocket edition of Gitabitan launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on May 16, 2018

    Rabindra Academy launched a pocket edition of Gitabitan on Tuesday celebrating Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore’s 157th birth anniversary at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum....

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    Dhallywood artistes launch web portal for global audience

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on May 16, 2018

    To promote its activities globally Bangladesh Film Artiste Association launched its own website at a programme held at the association’s office in Bangladesh Film Development Corporation on Tuesday....

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    Swarachitra artistes present popular poems

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on May 16, 2018

    Seasoned and up and coming recitation artistes presented popular poems penned by leading poets at a programme on Tuesday at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy....

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    Int’l Day of Light celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:36pm on May 16, 2018

    The first International Day of Light was celebrated on Wednesday through a day-long programme held at Nalinikanta Bhattashali Gallery of Bangladesh National Museum....

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    Hritmancha begins journey with feminist play

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:28pm on May 15, 2018

    Repertory theatre Hritmancha comprising activists from different troupes made its debut on Tuesday premiering its debut production Rudhirrangini at Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy....

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    Shawkat Osman as a politically conscious writer analysed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:26pm on May 15, 2018

    Shawkat Osman’s stance against autocratic establishments and rulers in his unique writings was evaluated by speakers at a seminar organised by Kathashilpi Shawkat Osman Smriti Parishad marking the writer’s 20th death anniversary...

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    2-day cultural competition ends in Manikganj

    Shahjahan Biswas . Manikganj | Updated at 08:16pm on May 15, 2018

    A two-day recitation, music and dance competition organised by Manikganj-based Babul Foundation ended at the auditorium of Shivalaya upazila parishad in Manikganj on Monday....

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    Rita Ora ‘sorry’ for song

    Culture Desk | Updated at 05:57pm on May 15, 2018

    Rita Ora has apologised after criticism of her song Girls by several LGBTQ musicians. Singers including Kehlani and Hayley Kiyo said the lyrics were...

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    ‘Muslim superhero film ‘in the works’

    Culture Desk | Updated at 05:55pm on May 15, 2018

    Production House Marvel has a new film ‘in the works’ in the shape of Muslim superhero Ms Marvel. It won’t be the studio’s first female-led film...

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    Mrinal Sen’s birthday celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:53pm on May 15, 2018

    Eminent Indian Bengali filmmaker Mrinal Sen’s 96th birthday was celebrated through discussion and screening of his two films at...