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    Curtain lifts on int’l folk fest

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:56pm on November 14, 2019

    The fifth Dhaka International Folk Fest, a grand celebration of folk music from across the globe, lifted its curtain amid festivity at Bangladesh Army Stadium...

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    Doherty handed three-month suspended prison in Paris

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2019

    British indie rocker Pete Doherty pleaded guilty to charges of affray in Paris on Tuesday and was handed a three-month suspended prison sentence and 5,000...

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    3-day Radharaman Sangeet Utsab begins today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2019

    A three-day Radharaman Sangeet Utsab featuring songs of Sylheti dhamail music composer Radharaman Dutta will begin at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy today. Radharman Sangskriti Charcha Kendra...

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    Vivaldi reworked to ‘make climate change audible’

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

    A classical orchestra in Germany aims to ‘make climate change audible’ with a reworking of Antonio Vivaldi’s famous violin concertos ‘The Four Seasons’ using algorithms...

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    Lata Mangeshkar hospitalised

    Culture Desk | Updated at 07:29pm on November 11, 2019

    Legendary Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar was rushed to Breach Candy Hospital, in South Mumbai after she complained of difficulty in breathing in the early hours...

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    Late Prodigy singer Flint’s belongings sell for nearly $450,000

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    Clothes, furniture and music awards belonging to Keith Flint, the late frontman of the Prodigy, have sold for nearly $450,000 at auction, eight months after...

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    Early Mozart manuscript to go on sale in Paris

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    An original score of two minuets composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart when he was just 16 are to be put up for auction in Paris...

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    Shakira to celebrate Latino culture at Super Bowl

    Reuters . Barcelona | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2019

    Colombian pop superstar Shakira wants to make her performance at the 2020 Super Bowl a celebration of Latino culture - and her own birthday. The...

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    Assamese troupe stages Komolakuarir Sadhu on concluding day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2019

    The three-day commemorative programme marking the 8th death anniversary of Bhupen Hazarika ended at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday with the...

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    Self-taught violin maker from North Macedonia wins international fame

    Reuters . Veles | Updated at 12:00am on November 07, 2019

    Svetozar Bogdanovski built his first violin 35 years ago for his son Kostadin, then aged seven, who had expressed interest in taking lessons. Today Bogdanovski’s...

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