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    8-day film fest underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:57pm on November 27, 2016

    An eight-day film festival titled 6th Dheki International Motion Picture Festival is underway in six venues across the capital city...

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    Hariprasad Chaurasia, Shivkumar Sharma to perform tonight

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on November 27, 2016

    Legendary Indian flutist Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia and santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma will perform tonight at the Army Stadium in Dhaka, bringing down the curtain on the five-day Bengal Classical Music Festival 2016...

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    Bengal Classical Music Festival 2016: Ustad Rashid Khan’s thumri ends third night 

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:51pm on November 27, 2016

    The long wait for Ustad Rashid Khan has paid dividends. Rashid Khan, a leading light of Hindustani classical music and exponent of the Rampur-Sahaswan gharana, gave an uplifting performance bringing down the curtain on the third night of Bengal Classical Music Festival 2016...

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    17TH ASIAN ART BIENNALE: Country’s biggest art show begins December 1

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:47pm on November 27, 2016

    The 17th edition of Asian Art Biennale, starting December 1, will be the biggest and most inclusive one in the history of the biennale, said the organisers at a press conference held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday...

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    BENGAL CLASSICAL MUSIC FESTIVAL 2016 Flute-mandolin performance ends second night

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:25pm on November 26, 2016

    The second night of Bengal Classical Music Festival 2016 ended with a sublime duet performance based on morning raga nat bhairav early Saturday...

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    Iqbal Day observed at Pakistan High Commission

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:21pm on November 26, 2016

    Iqbal Day, the birth anniversary of Pakistan’s national poet Allama Muhammad Iqbal, was observed through a programme at the Pakistan High Commission at Gulshan on Friday...

  • BENGAL CLASSICAL MUSIC FESTIVAL 2016: Ajoy Chakrabarty, Munmun Ahmed to perform Monday

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:12pm on November 26, 2016

    Eminent Hindustani classical vocalist Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty and noted local dancer Munmun Ahmed are set to perform today at the Bengal Classical Music Festival 2016, which began at the Army Stadium on Thursday.

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    Payer Awaj Pawa Jay crosses 40-year mark

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:07pm on November 26, 2016

    Theatre (Baily Road) staged Syed Shamsul Haq’s celebrated verse drama Payer Awaj Pawa Jay in a show on Friday that marked the 40 years of its run since it was first brought to stage...

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    Wrishijo celebrates 40th anniversary

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:55pm on November 26, 2016

    Cultural organisation Wrishijo Shilpy Goshthi celebrated its 40th founding anniversary through a two-day programme on the open ground in Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    ‘Good working relationship among directors, actors a must’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:58am on November 26, 2016

    A good film depends largely on a good working relationship between the director and the actors and a shared understanding of the production in question, said director Tauquir Ahmed at an event on Thursday...