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    Chhayanaut welcomes monsoon

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    Chhayanaut artistes celebrated the advent of monsoon presenting songs and dances on Friday at Chhayanaut Auditorium in Dhanmondi. The programme, organised by Chhayanaut, titled...

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    Selim elected president, Nasim general secretary

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    Popular actors Shahiduzzaman Selim and Ahsan Habib Nasim have been respectively elected the president and general secretary of Actors’ Equity. The Actors’ Equity election was held on Friday at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy where...

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    Macbeth, Oh My Sweet Land staged on second day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    Indian theatre troupe Chorus Repertory Theatre staged William Shakespeare’s Macbeth and French troupe Thèâtre de Vidy Lausanne and Young Vic London staged Oh My Sweet Land on the second day of...

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    Safiuddin Ahmed’s birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    Today is the 97th birth anniversary of late eminent artist Safiuddin Ahmed. Different organisations including the faculty of fine arts of Dhaka University, Gallery Chitrak and others will pay tribute to...

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    World Music Day celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    Different cultural organisations celebrated World Music Day arranging diverse programmes at various venues in Dhaka on Friday. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Samannay Parishad, French Embassy and others held diverse programmes marking...

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    Pressure mounts on YouTube to better protect young users

    Agence France-Presse . Washington, United States | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2019

    Millions of children regularly use YouTube to watch video game tutorials, television shows and even to watch random people unbox new toys. But consumer and child protection groups are worried that the...

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    Philippe Zdar dies in fall from Paris window

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2019

    Electro star Philippe Zdar, one half of the cult French house duo Cassius, has died after falling from a window in Paris -- two days before his latest album is released, his agent...

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    Shonibar Bikel and Iti, Tomari Dhaka participates in LIFF

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2019

    Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s unreleased film Shonibar Bikel and omnibus film Iti, Tomari Dhaka will participate in the on-going Leeds International Film Festival (LIFF) in the UK. The festival commenced at...

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    Humaira, Raja release songs marking World Music Day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2019

    Humaira Bashir and Raja Bashir have released solo music videos marking World Music Day. The songs have been penned by Bhuiyan Shafiqul Islam and tuned and composed...

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    ‘Nodorai’ to portray Bangladeshi girl surfers

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2019

    The poster and name of the first ever local film made on Bangladeshi girl surfers of Cox’s Bazar have been revealed at a press conference held at Star Cineplex on Thursday. The name of the film is ‘Nodorai’, which...

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