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    Monsoon ushered in amid songs, dances

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 16, 2019

    People from all walks of life celebrated Pahela Ashar, the advent of Monsoon, amid festivities on Saturday morning at Bangla Academy. Young women clad in...

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    SSJ places 11-point demands to govt

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 16, 2019

    Leaders of Sammilita Sangskritik Jote, an umbrella platform of cultural organisations in the country, and other organisations pressed for 11-point demands including allocation of one...

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    New budget upsets cultural activists

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:59pm on June 14, 2019

    Cultural activists observed that the allocation for cultural affairs ministry in the proposed national budget for the fiscal year 2019-20 is poor and disappointing. Finance...

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    New Paris museum puts economy centre stage

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 07:13pm on June 14, 2019

    Do consumers make rational choices? It might not sound like the title of an art exhibit, but it’s one of the questions visitors can contemplate...

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    Early ‘Tintin’ cover sells at $1.1m

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 07:42pm on June 09, 2019

    An original drawing used for the first published ‘Tintin’ cover was sold at auction on Saturday in Dallas for $1.12 million, the Heritage Auctions house...

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    Short-length serials are popular among viewers,’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on June 08, 2019

    Zahid Hasan has a lot to offer this Eid. The popular actor has starred in both Eid special drama serials and teleplays being aired on...

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    GA Mannan’s 89th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on June 08, 2019

    Today is the 89th birth anniversary of dance maestro GA Mannan. Mannan is credited with setting the trend for fusion in the country’s dance scene....

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    Morocco’s Fez lures tourists following facelift

    Agence France-Presse . Fez | Updated at 12:15am on June 03, 2019

    In recent times the imperial city of Fez has been overlooked by tourists in favour of Marrakesh, but now Morocco’s ‘spiritual’ capital is bustling with...

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    CMV to release ten Eid dramas on Eid day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 01, 2019

    Music label CMV will release ten single episode dramas on its official YouTube channel on Eid day.CMV has already released a short film directed by...

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    Period costume ball brings France’s Sun King back to life in Versailles

    Agence France-Presse . Versailles | Updated at 12:00am on May 30, 2019

    Nearly 700 people in period costume paraded through the sumptuous apartments of France’s Louis XIV at his palace in Versailles just outside Paris late Monday...

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