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    Theatre fest organised by Prangonemor ends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:30pm on March 19, 2017

    The nine-day theatre festival organised by Prangonemor ended on Saturday with the staging of Syed Shamsul Haq’s famous play Nuruldiner Sara Jiban by an Indian troupe Kalyani Natyacharcha Kendra at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Teleplay fest under way at Public Library

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:23pm on March 19, 2017

    A six-day teleplay festival organised by acting training institute Charuneedam commenced at Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of Central Public Library on Saturday...

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    Rock 'n' roll pioneer Chuck Berry dies

    Reuters | Updated at 08:40am on March 19, 2017

    Chuck Berry, who duck-walked his way into the pantheon of rock 'n' roll pioneers as one of its most influential guitarists and lyricists, creating raucous anthems that defined the genre's sound and heartbeat, died on Saturday at his Missouri home...

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    Cultural organisations celebrate National Children’s Day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:07pm on March 18, 2017

    Cultural organisations celebrated National Children’s Day on Friday by organising programmes at different venues in the capital...

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    Iffat Ara Dewan performs at Chhayanaut

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:06pm on March 18, 2017

    Noted Tagore singer Iffat Ara Dewan presented Rabindra Sangeet, songs of yesteryears and more at Chhayanaut auditorium in Dhanmondi on Friday...

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    7 artists’ works on display at group show

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:01pm on March 18, 2017

    A five-day group art exhibition featuring seven artists’ 85 diverse art works in different mediums including painting, tapestry, photography, digital prints and others is underway at the Drik Gallery in Dhanmoni...

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    Khaled Khan Padak conferred

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:38pm on March 18, 2017

    Jessore-based theatre troupe Bibartan on Saturday received the first Pranganemor Jubaraj Khaled Khan Padak a function at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the capital...

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    I’m happy where I am today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:48pm on March 17, 2017

    Jannatul Ferdous Peya, the first ever Bangladeshi model to be featured on the cover of Vogue India, became the first Bangladeshi fashion personality to participate at the prestigious New York Fashion Week 2017...

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    Children’s book fair, cultural show begin

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:45pm on March 17, 2017

    An 11-day children’s book fair and cultural show, marking national children’s day, is underway on Bangladesh Shishu Academy premises...

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    Waheedul Haque remembered

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:31pm on March 17, 2017

    Tagore exponent Waheedul Haque’s 84th birth anniversary was observed by two organisations, founded by Haque, at different venues in the capital on Thursday...