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    Dubai Film Festival to honour Rekha

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:04pm on November 01, 2016

    Indian actor Rekha will be honoured by the upcoming Dubai International Film Festival with a Lifetime Achievement Award...

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    Nationwide dance contest ends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on November 01, 2016

    The five-day final round of a nationwide children’s dance competition ended on Sunday through an awards ceremony at the Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Artists protest at violence on women, children

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:26pm on November 01, 2016

    A group of artists on Tuesday protested at the incidents of violence and harassment against women, children and religious minorities in front of the faculty of fine arts of Dhaka University...

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    Mamunur Rashid on film career, TV industry

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:13pm on November 01, 2016

    National award winning actor Mamunur Rashid has signed up for a film titled ‘Meyeti Ekhon Kothay Jabe...

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    BSA brings out five Shakespearean productions

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:22pm on October 31, 2016

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy has brought out five productions based on the plays of English poet-playwright William Shakespeare as part of a yearlong initiative to celebrate the...

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    Painter Maksudul’s retro underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:17pm on October 31, 2016

    Painter Maksudul Ahsan is exhibiting a selection of his works done over the past 25 years at a solo show at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala...

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    Breaking out of the white cube

    Shahidul Alam | Updated at 05:53pm on October 31, 2016

    The old guard will not like this show. And that is precisely why this show is so important. The idea that a gallery is merely about a white cube with prints on walls in some sort of...

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    Zainul Abedin Gallery inaugurated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:37pm on October 30, 2016

    Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin Gallery was inaugurated on Saturday at Bangladesh National Museum. The permanent gallery on the second floor of...

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    Jalaler Golpo bags silver grand prix in Russia

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:30pm on October 30, 2016

    Abu Shahed Emon’s film Jalaler Golpo bagged the Grand Prix — Silver Akbuzat Best Film — at the Third International Festival of National and Ethnic Cinema in...

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    3-day Dhaka Int’l Folk Fest begins Nov 10

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:11pm on October 30, 2016

    The three-day Dhaka International Folk Festival, an assembly of traditional music practitioners of seven countries, will begin on November 10 at the Army Stadium in...