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    Korean Film Festival underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:29pm on November 20, 2017

    A week-long Korean Film Festival, featuring nine popular Korean films, commenced at Bangladesh National Museum from Saturday....

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    Shabana Azmi urges IFFI boycott

    Culture Desk | Updated at 09:28pm on November 20, 2017

    The five-time National Award winner said that ‘putting a price on Deepika’s head is a criminal act.’....

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    Tirjak’s theatre fest ends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:27pm on November 20, 2017

    Popular Chittagong-based theatre troupe Tirjak Natyadal’s three-day theatre festival ended at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Sunday....

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    Photo show depicts miseries of Rohingya people

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:22pm on November 20, 2017

    A group photography exhibition portraying the miseries of Rohingya people, who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar, is under way at National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Sufia Kamal’s 18th death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    Today is the 18th death anniversary of eminent poet-activist Sufia Kamal. Different socio-cultural organisations will organise commemorative programmes marking the day....

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    Dancer Laila Hasan felicitated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    Eminent dancer, choreographer and freedom fighter Laila Hasan was felicitated at a programme held at the Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday....

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    10 young poets honoured

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    A group of ten up and coming poets were honoured at a programme held at Diponpur book shop in capital’s New Elephant Road on Friday...

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    Curtain falls on Dhaka Lit Fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    The three-day literary extravaganza, Dhaka Literary Festival, ended, conferring the prestigious DSC Prize for South Asian Literature on Sri Lankan novelist Anuk Arudpragasam on Saturday at Bangla Academy....

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    Indian actress Rita Koiral dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:52pm on November 19, 2017

    A familiar face in Indian TV serials and films, Rita Koiral died of cancer at a private hospital in Kolkata on Sunday. Koiral had acted in films...

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    AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dies

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:35am on November 19, 2017

    AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young has died aged 64 after suffering for several years with dementia, the band announced Saturday...

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