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    Docu on Nazrul to be premiered on Nov 20

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on November 10, 2020

    A documentary portraying the life and work of the national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam will be premiered on November 20 at Blockbuster Cinemas, Jamuna Future...

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    Shaheen Akhter bags Asian Literary Award for Talaash

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:18pm on November 05, 2020

    Bangladesh’s Shaheen Akhtar has won the 3rd Asian Literary Award for her novel Talaash. Talaash, published by Mowla Brothers, depicts the sufferings of Biranganas. The...

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    Abdullah Abu Sayeed named for Ananda Alo lit award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:56pm on November 03, 2020

    Educationist, writer and founder chairman of Bishwa Sahitya Kendra Professor Abdullah Abu Sayeed has been named the winner of the newly introduced Ananda Alo Golandaz...

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    Writer Abul Hasnat dies

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:25pm on November 01, 2020

    Editor of monthly literary magazine Kali O Kalam and biannual art journal Shilpa O Shilpi Abul Hasnat, who also served as the literary editor of...

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    Hye, Nahid named for Humayun Ahmed Lit Award 2020

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on October 31, 2020

    Writers Hasnat Abdul Hye and Nahida Nahid have been named winners of EXIM Bank-Anyadin Humayun Ahmed Literary Award 2020, said a press release. The award,...

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    Artistes entertain poem lovers online

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on October 29, 2020

    Artistes of recitation troupe Sangbrita Abritti Charcha O Bikash Kendra entertained poem lovers reciting popular poems penned by leading poets in an online programme held...

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    Zooming in on impact of partition on Bangla Literature

    Dhrubo Sadiq  | Updated at 12:33am on October 26, 2020

    A Zoom meeting on the theme of the division of British India under the rubric ‘Presence and absence of Partition of 1947 in Bangla Literature’...

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    Admirers pay tribute to the poet at Bangla Academy

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2020

    Today is the 91st anniversary of birth of the late eminent poet Shamsur Rahman. Admirers and well-wishers paid tribute to the poet at a programme...

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    Jibanananda Das’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2020

    Today is the 66th anniversary of death of much-admired Bengali poet Jibanananda Das. Different literary organisations will pay tribute to the poet placing floral wreaths...

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    Those Who Hold Up the Earth depicts working people of Bangladesh

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:08pm on October 17, 2020

    Irish-American poet Peter F Crowley has portrayed the working people of Bangladesh, life in Dhaka, rivers of Bangladesh including Buriganga and Padma along with revolutions...