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    Noted writer-journalist Muhammad Jahangir remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 30, 2019

    Late acclaimed writer-journalist Muhammad Jahangir was remembered at a commemorative programme held at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Sunday. The programme titled...

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    Russi Taylor, voice of Minnie Mouse, dies

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2019

    Russi Taylor, Disney’s official voice of Minnie Mouse for more than three decades, has died, the entertainment giant announced Saturday. She was 75. Taylor, who...

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    Malhar Festival welcomes rainy season

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2019

    A two-day Malhar Festival featuring blissful classical ragas welcoming the rainy season ended at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday. Indian High Commission to Dhaka in...

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    Chhayanaut holds Nazrul Utsab 1426

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2019

    Chhayanaut artistes paid tribute to national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam by presenting his evergreen songs and poems at a two-day festival titled ‘Nazrul Utsab 1426’...

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    Poems of leading poets presented

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    Three recitation artistes namely Rashed Hasan, Titas Rozario and Rana Ahmed entertained the audience by presenting popular poems penned by leading poets at a programme...

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    BAFA organises dance evening

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    Students of Bangladesh Academy of Fine Arts presented colourful dance recitals at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the capital on Thursday evening. The event, titled ‘Anondaloke’,...

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    Madrassah students perform songs, poems

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 25, 2019

    Madrassah students from five Gopalganj-based institutions entertained the audience by presenting songs, reciting poems and staging a play at National Art Gallery Auditorium of Bangladesh...

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    South African teens fight gun crime with radio

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    Every week a group of bubbly South African teens crowd into a studio to play hip-hop music and trade views on the scourge of neighbourhood...

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    Chhayanaut’s Nazrul fest begins July 25

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    Cultural organisation Chhayanaut will pay tribute to national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam organising a two-day festival. The festival will commence on Thursday at the auditorium...

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    K-Pop World Fest at Shilpakala on July 27

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    The preliminary stage of 5th K-Pop World Festival will be held in Dhaka on July 27 at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy....

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