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    Dhaka Lit Fest begins

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:07pm on November 16, 2017

    The seventh edition of Dhaka Literary Festival kicked off on Thursday at Bangla Academy with attendance of local and foreign authors, intellectuals, experts and literature...

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    Humayun Ahmed literary award conferred

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:20pm on November 13, 2017

    A literary award named after late eminent writer Humayun Ahmed was conferred at a programme, marking 69th birth anniversary of the late poet, at Abdul...

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    Dylan’s Concert for Bangladesh guitar sells for $400,000 at auction

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:18pm on November 13, 2017

    The guitar Bob Dylan played at the Concert for Bangladesh and during his Rolling Thunder Revue sold at auction Saturday for nearly $400,000, exceeding pre-auction...

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    Humayun Ahmed’s 69th birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on November 12, 2017

    Today is the 69th birth anniversary of late popular author-dramatist-filmmaker Humayun Ahmed...

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    Shamsur Rahman recalled thru poetry recitation

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on October 29, 2017

    Poets and recitation artistes recalled late eminent poet Shamsur Rahman through poetry recitation at a programme held at Rabindra Chattar of Bangla Academy on Saturday....

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    Jibanananda’s 63rd death anniv observed in Barisal

    Our Correspondent . Barisal | Updated at 11:50pm on October 23, 2017

    The 63rd death anniversary of poet Jibanananda Das was observed in Barisal on Sunday....

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    Shamsur Rahman’s 89th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:36pm on October 22, 2017

    The nation will mark eminent poet Shamsur Rahman’s 89th birth anniversary today.

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    Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on October 13, 2017

    The famous collector of the medieval Bangla literature Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad was remembered on his 146th birth anniversary at a programme held at the...

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    Syed Haq recalled thru recitation

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on September 30, 2017

    Seasoned jatra artiste and jatra movement leader Milon Kanti Dey paid tribute to late poet-playwright Syed Shamsul Haq through a solo recitation show held at...

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    Syed Haq recalled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:55pm on September 27, 2017

    Peers, colleagues and family members paid homage to late eminent poet-playwright Syed Shamsul Haq at a commemorative programme held at the National Theatre Hall of...