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    Nazrul’s role as a journalist analysed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:57pm on November 21, 2016

    National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam was not only a gifted writer-musician but also an accomplished journalist, who edited the bi-weekly Dhumketu magazine known for...

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    Chhayanaut pays tribute to founder Sufia Kamal

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:55pm on November 21, 2016

    Cultural organisation Chhayanaut observed the 17th death anniversary of its founding president and eminent poet-activist Sufia Kamal through...

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    Duet show displays beauty of mountains

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:48pm on November 21, 2016

    Breathtaking beauty of sky-scraping mountain peaks, dense forests as well as people’s connection with the mountains have been depicted by...

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    BSA, AFD to commemorate André Malraux

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:34pm on November 21, 2016

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and Alliance Française de Dhaka are going to organise a daylong programme tomorrow commemorating French novelist-politician...

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    Ariana Grande wins top American Music award, Green Day takes aim at Trump

    Reuters | Updated at 11:27am on November 21, 2016

      Canadian rapper Drake won his first ever American Music Awards on Sunday, Ariana Grande was named artist of the year, and punk band Green...

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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...