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    Shahid Kabir receives lifetime achievement award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 17, 2019

    Eminent artist Shahid Kabir, who has earned international recognition for his prints and paintings, received Kibria Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution in popularising prints in the country....

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    Chhayanaut celebrates spring

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 17, 2019

    Chhayanaut artistes celebrated spring rendering diverse folk songs depicting the beauty of rural Bengal at a programme held on Friday at Chhayanaut Auditorium in Dhanmondi....

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    Jibanananda Das’ 120th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 17, 2019

    The 120th birth anniversary of Bengali poet Jibanananda Das will be observed today.Different organisations have chalked out special programmes marking the day....

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    A poet’s departure

    Monwarul Islam | Updated at 09:34pm on February 16, 2019

    Any epithet for poet Al Mahmud is redundant, who wished to die on a peaceful, holy Friday in his touching poem Smritir Meghlabhore....

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    Oscar organisers struggle to keep show relevant

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    From going without a host to handing out key awards during commercial breaks, to a quickly nixed idea for a popular film category -- Oscar organisers are struggling to keep Hollywood’s biggest night relevant while dealing with a string of messy controversies....

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    Charlotte Rampling gets lifetime achievement award at Berlin fest

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    British actress Charlotte Rampling said on Thursday she was moved to be awarded the Berlin Film Festival’s Golden Bear for lifetime achievement....

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    Joler Gaan enthralls music lovers

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    Popular folk-fusion band Joler Gaan entertained the audience presenting its popular songs at a concert held on Thursday on Bengal Boi premises in Lalmatia in the capital....

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    Spring celebrated thru songs, dances

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    Artistes celebrated the advent of spring presenting songs and dances at a programme held on Dhaka University campus on Thursday....

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    Music progs draw huge audience

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    A 14-day festival, organised by Sammilita Sangskritik Jote, marking International Mother Language Day is drawing huge crowds to Central Shaheed Minar premises....

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    Artistes pay tribute to Barin Majumder

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    Renowned and upcoming singers and students from music departments of different universities paid tribute to late eminent music exponent Pandit Barin Majumder at the two-day Pandit Barin Majumder Music Festival held on Thursday and Friday at Government Music College....

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