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    Sonargaon recognised as World Craft City

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2019

    Sonargaon of Narayanganj has been recognised as World Craft City by World Crafts Council for being the birth place of Jamdani saris. The announcement was made on Saturday at the closing ceremony of the...

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    De Niro talks Trump and acting technique at London Film Fest

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2019

    Legendary Hollywood actor Robert De Niro renewed his criticism of Donald Trump on Friday, telling a London audience the US president was trying to ‘destroy’ American institutions...

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    Timir Nandi celebrates golden jubilee

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2019

    Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra artiste Timir Nandi celebrated fifty years of his singing career at a music show held at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum...

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    Shahed wins Banglabid

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2019

    Sajedur Rahman Shahed from Rajshahi was announced the winner of the third edition of Ispahani Mirzapore Banglabid at the grand finale of the reality show held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka Hotel on...

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    New York’s Museum of Modern Art set to reopen

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2019

    New York’s heralded Museum of Modern Art reopens this month after a multi-million-dollar makeover that will allow curators to display hundreds more works every year. The museum has been closed for four...

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    Iraqi and Vietnamese directors scoop top prize at Busan film festival

    Agence France-Presse . Busan | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2019

    An Iraq-Qatar co-production looking at life in war-torn Baghdad and a Vietnamese tale of a young bookie struggling to support himself and his loved ones have shared the top award at...

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    Torsa crowned Miss World Bangladesh

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2019

    Rafah Nanjeba Torsa was crowned Miss World Bangladesh 2019 at the grand finale of the beauty pageant held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka Hotel in the capital on Friday...

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    Ganga-Jamuna Cultural Fest begins

    Karoby Shihab | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2019

    The eighth Ganga-Jamuna Cultural Festival, featuring performances by local and Indian artistes, began at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday. Eminent theatre personality Asaduzzaman Noor from...

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    Museum explores Frankenstein, The Mummy

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

    What is the spookiest thing about ‘Frankenstein,’ ‘The Mummy’ and ‘Dracula’? The hideous monster? The ancient curse? The sharp fangs? Or the fact that these classic horror films were all rooted in...

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    Actor Cuba Gooding Jr to face new US charges in groping case

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2019

    Actor Cuba Gooding Jr.’s trial on charges of groping a woman at a Manhattan bar was postponed Thursday as prosecutors revealed they had brought new charges against him...

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