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    Artistes recite Tagore’s Raktakarabi

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2018

    Abritti Academy artistes staged recitation production Raktakarabi, based on Rabindranath Tagore’s play with the same title, at Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of National Public Library...

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    Nazrul Academy celebrates 50th anniversary

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2018

    Nazrul Academy has organised a three-day programme celebrating its golden jubilee at its newly inaugurated Kazi Nazrul Islam Auditorium in Mogbazar....

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    Spinning life out of words

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2018

    Hasan Azizul Huq, one of the most powerful writers of the contemporary Bangla literature, often regrets that the present day children, especially those in the...

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    2-day lit festival ends in Dinajpur

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 03:09am on September 26, 2018

    A two-day literature festival, titled ‘Dinajpur Shahitya Utsab 2018’, ended in Dinajpur on Sunday. The festival featured recitation and discussion on poetry....

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    Recitation competition for aspiring artistes held

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2018

    Aspiring artistes recited poems penned by leading poets at the grand finale of a recitation competition held at the auditorium of Bishwa Sahitya Kendra on...

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    Hasan Azizul Huq conferred Sahitya-Ratna Sammanana

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 02:41pm on September 22, 2018

    The Ekushey Padak-winning writer Hasan Azizul Huq was conferred on the first Sahitya-Ratna Sammanana 2018 introduced this year by the IFIF Bank Limited to...

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    Kanthashilan artistes recite poems

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:06pm on September 15, 2018

    Kanthashilan organised a recitation show titled ‘Kabitar Asor’ at its office on Elephant road on Friday....

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    Posthumous Emmys love for Bourdain

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 09:00pm on September 11, 2018

    Late celebrity chef and writer Anthony Bourdain won six posthumous Emmys for his hit CNN travel series ‘Parts Unknown’ over the weekend, as the Television...

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    Bibhutibhushan’s birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:50pm on September 11, 2018

    Today marks the 124th anniversary of birth of one of the most popular Bengali novelists Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay, who is famous for writing wonderful narratives of...

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    Use of myths, traditions in Nazrul’s poems analysed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:51pm on August 31, 2018

    Kazi Nazrul Islam used elements from diverse myths, cultures, traditions and literary works to enrich his poems carrying non-communal messages, said speakers at a commemorative...