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    Farzana shares her international art ventures

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:10pm on October 13, 2016

    Farzana Ahmed Urmi Painter Farzana Ahmed Urmi thinks that the increasing participation of Bangladeshi artists in international art events is a testimony to the improved...

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    DU theatre dept to attend Indian fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:00pm on October 13, 2016

    The theatre and performance studies department of Dhaka University is going to participate in the ninth Asia-Pacific APB Annual Drama Festival in New Delhi, to...

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    Matir Projar Deshe wins Best Film nod at Chicago fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:53pm on October 13, 2016

    Director Imtiaz Ahmed Bijon’s film Matir Projar Deshe has won the Best Film award at the 7th Chicago South Asian Film Festival 2016 in the...

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    Chinese show offers glimpse into the country

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:28pm on October 13, 2016

    A weeklong exhibition featuring a large collection of photographs and paintings on China is underway at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.  The...

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    Nepal's most popular Buddhist nun a rock star

    Associated Press | Updated at 12:25pm on October 13, 2016

    There is one Buddhist nun everyone in Nepal knows by name — not because she's a religious icon and a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, nor...

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    Jim Carrey sued by ex-girlfriend's mother

    BBC | Updated at 09:27am on October 12, 2016

    The mother of Jim Carrey's ex-girlfriend Cathriona White is suing the actor for wrongful death...

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    Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:49pm on October 11, 2016

    The famous collector of the medieval Bangla literature Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad was remembered on his 145th birth anniversary at Bangla Academy on Monday...

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    Expat Bangladeshis stage 1971 based play in Scotland

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:15pm on October 11, 2016

    The expatriate Bangladeshis have staged a theatre based on three real-life incidents of the liberation war of Bangladesh on Saturday at...

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    Theatre troupes struggle to survive for financial constrains

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:12pm on October 11, 2016

    Most of the nearly 500 theatre troupes in the country are finding it hard to operate round the year as they have to self-finance most...

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    Albums, singles released for Durga Puja

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:38pm on October 10, 2016

    Several production houses have launched albums, solo tracks and music videos on the occasion of this...