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    Songs highlighting humanity presented

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:42pm on November 20, 2016

    Songs of different genres promoting humanity, justice and peaceful coexistence among individuals were presented at a programme at the...

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    Misha, Omer to vie for presidency

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:37pm on November 20, 2016

    Noted actors Misha Sawdagor and Omer Sunny will vie for presidency in the upcoming election of Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association, a union that...

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    Italian artist displays experimental works

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:27pm on November 20, 2016

    Italian artist Nicola Strippoli Tarshito has long been experimenting with traditional art forms of the Indian subcontinent, especially embroidery that forms the...

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    Play on Munier Chy’s life premiered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on November 19, 2016

    The eventful life of martyred intellectual Munier Chowdhury was featured in a biographical play premiered at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday...

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    Cultural activists protest at Rampal power plant

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:48pm on November 19, 2016

    A platform representing different cultural troupes on Friday staged a protest at the capital’s Shahbagh area condemning the proposed coal-fired Rampal Power Plant...

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    Shilpir Pashey Foundation launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on November 19, 2016

    A new charity called Shilpir Pashey Foundation was launched on Saturday at the Westin Hotel Dhaka, with an objective to help cultural figures facing financial hardships...

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    Sufia Kamal’s 17th death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on November 19, 2016

    Today is the 17th death anniversary of eminent poet-activist Sufia Kamal. To observe the occasion, different socio-cultural organisations are set to organise commemorative programmes in the capital...

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    Dhaka Lit Fest at Bangla Academy ends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on November 19, 2016

    The sixth edition of Dhaka Lit Fest, the biggest English literature festival in the country, ended on Saturday evening at Bangla Academy...

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    Soul revival singer Sharon Jones dies

    BBC | Updated at 04:51pm on November 19, 2016

    Sharon Jones, the singer who spearheaded a soul revival movement with her band the Dap-Kings, has died at the age of 60...

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    Court halts release of Ami Tomar Hote Chai

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:06pm on November 18, 2016

    A Dhaka court has halted the release of a film titled ‘Ami Tomar Hote Chai.’ The court has come to the decision after Bappy Chowdhury, the film’s lead actor, filed a lawsuit against the...