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    Egypt unveils ‘rare’ ancient pharaoh bust

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2019

    A ‘rare’ bust of a statue of the pharaoh Ramses II has been discovered near Giza, south of Cairo, the Egyptian Antiquities Ministry announced Wednesday. The statue is the first rose granite bust...

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    Sammilita Sangskritik Jote’s Bijoy Utsab begins today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2019

    A four-day festival marking the 49th Victory Day organised by Sammilita Sangskritik Jote, an umbrella platform of cultural organisations, will begin today at the Central Shaheed Minar premises...

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    Next ‘Ocean Dance Festival’ in 2021: Lubna Marium

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2019

    Eminent dance artiste, researcher and activist Lubna Marium said on Thursday that the next edition of ‘Ocean Dance Festival’ in Bangladesh will be held in 2021...

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    Young artists portray heritage of Old Dhaka

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2019

    Young artists have narrated the culture, heritage and lifestyle of the people living in Old Dhaka on canvasses at a group exhibition titled ‘Tales of the Old Dhaka’ under way at La Galerie and Galerie Zoom of...

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    Netflix next week releases

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2019

    A number of movies and shows, including Netflix originals and specials, will premiere on the streaming platform in the next seven days. The following is the schedule of shows and...

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    Local, Hollywood films to release in cinemas

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2019

    Local film ‘Garments Sramik Jindabad’ and Hollywood film ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ will hit local cinemas today. ‘Garments Sramik Jindabad’ has been directed by Mustafizur Rahman Babu and...

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    Bibartan Natyadal stages ‘Koybartagatha’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2019

    Theatre Troupe Bibartan Natyadal staged its production ‘Koybartagatha’ at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Wednesday. The play was staged on the...

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    Cardi B returns to court

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2019

    Rap superstar Cardi B appeared in court Tuesday over her alleged involvement in a New York strip club brawl, as her lawyers called for access...

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    Bill Cosby loses appeal after sexual assault conviction

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2019

    US comedian Bill Cosby, who is serving a three and a half year jail term, on Tuesday lost his appeal against his conviction for drugging...

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    Curtain falls on DU annual theatre festival

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2019

    The 14th Central Annual Theatre Festival of theatre and performance studies department of Dhaka University ended on Tuesday at Nat-Mandal of DU. Organisers honoured nine...

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