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    Art blooms in gritty Dakar neighbourhood

    Agence France-Presse . Dakar | Updated at 10:46pm on January 19, 2020

    Mamadou Boye Diallo, an art curator with a penchant for heart-shaped glasses, calls Dakar’s working-class Medina neighbourhood an open-air museum. Flitting on rollerblades between colourful murals in this part...

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    Momotaz releases new music video

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on January 19, 2020

    A new music video featuring popular singer Momotaz Begom has been released, says a press release. The song titled Fuler Naame’e Naam, sung by Momotaz Begom, Awami League lawmaker from the reserved...

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    Curtain falls on 18th Dhaka Int’l Film Festival

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on January 19, 2020

    Iranian director Reza Mirkarimi’s feature film ‘Castle of Dreams’ won the Best Film Award in the Asian Film Competition segment at the 18th Dhaka International Film Festival, which ended on Sunday at...

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    War thriller ‘1917’ bags top PGA award ahead of Oscars

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:52pm on January 19, 2020

    Hollywood’s producers handed ‘1917’ their top annual prize Saturday, a reliable Oscars bellwether that puts the World War I thriller in the box seat for next month’s showpiece event...

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    Kishoreganj-based artistes render ‘Pala Gaan’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:48pm on January 19, 2020

    Kishoreganj-based Islam Uddin Palakar Dol entertained the audience rendering traditional ‘Pala Gaan’ on Bangladesh Shilpakala premises on the 16th day of the on-going Bangladesh Cultural Festival 2020...

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    Traditional village fair, marble contest held in Agoiljhara

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 10:59pm on January 18, 2020

    A 240-year old village fair, featuring marble contest, was held at Ramanander Aak village under Rajihar union of Agoiljhara upazila in Barishal recently. People and followers of Awlia Ma Sonai Chand from...

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    ‘Gazi Kalur Kissa’ staged at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on January 18, 2020

    Netrakona-based artistes entertained the Dhaka audience presenting ‘Gazi Kalur Kissa’, traditional performance art form glorifying humanism through story of legendary Gazi pir, at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on...

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    Painting found on Italian museum wall is stolen Klimt

    Agence France-Presse . Piacenza | Updated at 11:01pm on January 18, 2020

    A painting found stashed inside a wall at an Italian museum has been confirmed as the stolen ‘Portrait of a Lady’ by Austria’s Gustav Klimt, prosecutors said on Friday, two decades after the...