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    Chhayanaut hosts classical dance fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:45pm on January 07, 2017

    A classical dance festival featuring group and individual performances was organised by Chhayanaut at its auditorium in Dhaka on Friday...

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    Shironamhin’s sixth album in pipeline

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:43pm on January 06, 2017

    Popular band Shironamhin is working on its next album which is yet to get a release date. The album is part of a yearlong initiative announced by the band while celebrating its 20th founding anniversary last year...

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    Play, film based on Shawkat Osman’s stories presented

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:41pm on January 06, 2017

    A theatre production and a film based on the stories of eminent author Shawkat Osman were presented at two separate events in Dhaka on Thursday...

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    Local film market in a dismal state: seminar

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:39pm on January 06, 2017

    The Bangladeshi film market in recent years has been a dismal failure and quite removed from the socioeconomic reality on the ground, said researcher Dr Md Serajur Rasul at a seminar on Thursday...

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    Three-day Poush Mela underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:35pm on January 06, 2017

    A three-day Poush Mela, celebrating the spirit of the Bengali month of Poush, began on Friday at the Nazrul Mancha of Bangla Academy in Dhaka...

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    Veteran Indian actor Om Puri dies

    Reuters | Updated at 10:53am on January 06, 2017

    Veteran Indian Bollywood actor Om Puri died on Friday in Mumbai, close friend and actor Anupam Kher said...

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    Television industry awaits govt intervention

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:01pm on January 05, 2017

    The local television industry is unlikely to recover from the crisis of confidence that hit it in recent years following the TV channels’ dependence on...

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    Singer Shaon bags award in India

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:55pm on January 05, 2017

    Local singer Shaon Chowdhury bagged an award titled Indo-Bangla Cultural Award declared in the last week of November 2016 in...

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    Local dancers present Charya Nritya

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:53pm on January 05, 2017

    A group of dancers presented Charya Nritya (Charja dance) at the Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Docu based Shawkat Osman’s story screened

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:31pm on January 04, 2017

    A documentary based on Shawkat Osman’s short story Phera was screened on Tuesday at the Central Public Library as part of the...