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    All Bengal writers confce begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 18, 2018

    Just a day after the end of the three-day International Bangla Literature Conference, another conference on Bangla literature and culture titled ‘Sarbabangiya Lekhak-Shilpi Sammelan’ began at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Wednesday....

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    Viewers praise films, criticise projection system

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 17, 2018

    Viewers, mostly the young film enthusiasts, praised the organisers of Dhaka International Film Festival for screening quality films from different countries of the world....

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    Good films are rare these days: Sydney Levine

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:05am on January 17, 2018

    Sydney Levine, with her over 40 years of experience in film marketing, observes that quality films are hardly produced now-a-days despite the fact that number of film productions has increased over the years with the advancement of technology....

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    BFDA to hold talent hunt for new actors

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 17, 2018

    Bangladesh Film Directors Association in association with Bangladesh Film Development Corporation is going to launch Notun Mukher Shondhane, a talent hunt show which aims to find the next generation of actors and actresses...

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    Quality translation of Bangla literature urged

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 17, 2018

    A seminar, held on the closing day of the International Bangla Literature Conference-1424 on Monday, urges for quality translation of Bangla literature for their global promotion...

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    Singer Shammi Akhtar passes away

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 17, 2018

    National award winning singer Shammi Akhtar passed away at the age of 62 on Tuesday. Akhtar was suffering from breast cancer for the last six years....

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    Apu appears while Shakib busy shooting in Bangkok

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 16, 2018

    Dhallywood diva Apu Biswas appeared alone at the arbitration on divorce notice held at the office of executive officer of Dhaka North City Corporation’s Zone 3 in Mohakhali on Monday....

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    Young filmmakers should form cooperatives: Ovidio Salazar

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 16, 2018

    Young filmmakers should form cooperatives to overcome the hurdles they face, said American filmmaker Ovidio Salazar. Salazar is visiting Bangladesh to conduct the two-week Dhaka International Cine Workshop, jointly organised by International Film Critics Association of Bangladesh and Pathshala as an ancillary event of the ongoing 16th Dhaka International Film Festival....

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    Tareque Masud retrospective underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 16, 2018

    A five-day Tareque Masud retrospective, featuring films directed by the late filmmaker, organised by Digital Life Institute is underway in capital’s Dhanmondi...

  • Stern actions against fusion of folk songs demanded

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 16, 2018

    Today folk songs are being violated in the name of fusion music. In future legal actions will be taken against anyone producing fusion-based folk songs, said speakers at a discussion held at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Sunday....

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