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    Hemango Biswas’ songs presented

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on August 02, 2017

    People’s songs recorded and popularised by Hemango Biswas were presented at Jatiya Press Club on Tuesday as part of the launching ceremony of a book on life and work of late Indian musician and leftist politician...

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    Abdul Jabbar admitted to ICU

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on August 02, 2017

    Veteran singer and freedom fighter Abdul Jabbar has been admitted to the ICU of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Tuesday after his condition deteriorated...

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    Runa Laila turns music composer

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on August 02, 2017

    Runa Laila, during her long and illustrious career as a singer, has lent her voice to numerous playback songs...

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    Group show features charcoal works

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:32am on August 02, 2017

    For centuries artists have used charcoal as an art medium. It is still commonly used today by many contemporary artists as their medium to create great works of art with startling contrasts and details...

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    Bangladesh Shishu Academy Theatre starts journey with new play

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on August 02, 2017

    Bangladesh Shishu Academy launched a theatre troupe named Bangladesh Shishu Academy Theatre on Monday at its auditorium through the premiere show of its maiden production titled ‘Obak Jolpan’...

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    Swapnadal’s Chitrangada gets a remake

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on August 02, 2017

    Popular theatre troupe Swapnadal premiered a revised version of its popular play Chitrangada at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Monday...

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    Clooneys to help Syrian refugees go to school

    Reuters . United Nations | Updated at 11:23pm on August 01, 2017

    George and Amal Clooney said on Monday they would help 3,000 Syrian refugee children go to school this year in Lebanon, where the United Nations says 200,000 children are not receiving an education after fleeing the war in neighboring Syria...

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    Legend of the Loom premieres

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on August 01, 2017

    Documentary film Legend of the Loom, featuring the history and evolution of the world famous muslin fabric, was premiered at Kabi Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on Sunday....

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    Banhishikha celebrates 12th founding anniv

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on August 01, 2017

    Cultural organisation Banhishikha celebrated its 12th founding anniversary through music and discussion at the Shawkat Osman Memorial Hall of the Central Public Library on Sunday...

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    Oggatonama bags best film award in Asia-Pacific film fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on August 01, 2017

    Actor turned filmmaker Tauquir Ahmed’s film Oggatonama won the best film award in the recently held 57th Asia-Pacific film festival in Phnom Penh, Cambodia...

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