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    Chattogram-based artistes entertain poem lovers

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:44pm on July 21, 2020

    Young recitation artistes from different districts under Chattogram division entertained poem lovers reciting poems of leading poets at a virtual show held on Monday night....

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    Dhaka Int’l Youth Film Fest begins July 29

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:43pm on July 21, 2020

    The first Dhaka International Youth Film Festival 2020 will begin on July 29. The festival will be held virtually due to COVID-19 outbreak, says a...

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    Shilpakala holds virtual music evening

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:42pm on July 21, 2020

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy organised a virtual music evening featuring Nazrul, Tagore, folk and modern songs on Monday. Renowned Nazrul Sangeet singer MA Mannan, Rabindra Sangeet...

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    Artistes facing neglect, switching careers amid COVID-19

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:41pm on July 21, 2020

    Nazrul Sangeet singer Bizon Chandra Mistry said though artistes always played an important role in putting Bangladesh on global cultural map, they are facing neglect...

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    Curtains rise in China cinemas as normality slowly returns

    Agence France-Presse . Shanghai | Updated at 10:33pm on July 20, 2020

    Hundreds of cinemas reopened in scores of Chinese cities Monday after a six-month nationwide shutdown due to the coronavirus, highlighting its success in taming an epidemic still raging...

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    Kanye West holds chaotic opening of 2020 presidential bid

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:32pm on July 20, 2020

    US rapper Kanye West broke down in tears on Sunday at the chaotic launch of his unlikely campaign to oust Donald Trump as president in November elections. Wearing a bullet-proof jacket marked ‘security,’ West gave...

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    ‘Debris of Desire’ to participate in Shanghai Int’l Film Fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:30pm on July 20, 2020

    Bangladeshi filmmaker Josim Ahmed produced film titled ‘Debris of Desire’ will participate in the upcoming 23rd Shanghai International Film Festival, says a press release. The film will be officially screened under the...

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    Entries invited for Ekushey Padak

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on July 20, 2020

    Bangladesh government has invited entries for Ekushey Padak 2021, said a cultural affairs ministry statement issued on Sunday. This year the award, introduced in memory of...

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    Dwijendralal Ray remembered

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:28pm on July 20, 2020

    Singers discussed about life and works of late eminent poet, playwright and musician Dwijendralal Ray and rendered his songs at a virtual programme held on Sunday night...

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    Virtual shows pay tribute to Humayun Ahmed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:26pm on July 20, 2020

    Different organisations paid tribute to late eminent writer, filmmaker and dramatist Humayun Ahmed on his eighth death anniversary organising virtual programmes due to the COVID-19 outbreak...