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    Shambhu Acharya’s scroll paintings on display

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on May 14, 2017

    Shambhu Acharya, a torchbearer of a family tradition of 450 years of doing scroll paintings, is back with 41 eye-catching patachitras (scroll paintings) at a solo show now running at Gallery Chitrak in the capital....

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    Primary school cultural contest winners awarded

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:30pm on May 14, 2017

    Winners of a nationwide cultural contest for primary school students were awarded prizes at a programme held at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday...

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    Mrinal Sen retrospective underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on May 14, 2017

    A 5-day Mrinal Sen retrospective featuring the screening of films of the legendary Indian filmmaker commenced at the main auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum in the capital city on Saturday....

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    Diverse Bangla songs presented

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on May 14, 2017

    Cultural organisation Mohiruho celebrated its 10th founding anniversary through a cultural show at the Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday....

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    Puppetry in Asia has religious connections: Stephen Thomas

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on May 13, 2017

    The US-born actor-director Stephen Howard Thomas has been living in Thai capital Bangkok for over a decade for acting and working as a coordinator of a Thai puppet troupe...

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    11 actors take oath despite court stay order

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on May 13, 2017

    Eleven of the 21 members of the recently elected executive committee of Bangladesh Film Actors’ Association elections took oath on Friday evening although the Dhaka District Judge’s Court on Thursday stayed handing over of power to the elected committee....

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    Shahnaz Rahmatullah honoured

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:57pm on May 13, 2017

    Renowned singer Shahnaz Rahmatullah was honoured with Manik Mia Gold Medal by Manik Mia Foundation in recognition of her contribution to the musical arena of the country at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel on Friday...

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    Bhabna presents Bhanusingher Padabali at Chhayanaut

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:56pm on May 13, 2017

    Artistes of popular dance troupe Bhabna moved the audience by presenting classical dance in synchronisation with songs from Rabindranath Tagore’s Bhanusingher Padabali, a collection of songs which Tagore wrote at the age of sixteen, at Chhayanaut auditorium on Friday...

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    Rai Kathokotha depicts psychological conflicts in a family

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:53pm on May 13, 2017

    Dhaka Theatre’s new play Rai Kathokotha depicts the psychological conflicts among the members of a family through a tragic murder of an ailing family member...

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    Artistes present popular Tagore songs

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:41pm on May 12, 2017

    Rabindra Sangeet singers entertained the audience by presenting diverse Tagore songs at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Wednesday...