Miscellany

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    Shela flies to USA

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:00pm on November 29, 2019

    Miss Universe Bangladesh 2019 Shirin Akhter Shela has left Dhaka for the USA on November 28 to participate in the 68th edition of the Miss...

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    Qayyum Chy’s death anniversary today

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

    Today is the 5th death anniversary of eminent artist Qayyum Chowdhury. He was born on March 9, 1932 in Feni. He spent his boyhood in...

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    Nabanna Utsab begins today

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

    A three-day ‘PRAN Chinigura Rice Nabanna Utsab’ will begin on Rabindra Sarobar premises in Dhanmondi today. The three-day festival will be arranged by PRAN Group....

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    Firoz Mahmud nominated for COAL prize

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

    Bangladeshi artist Firoz Mahmud has been nominated for France-based COAL prize, which is conferred by Coalition for Art and Sustainable Development (COAL) organisation that works...

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    China fans desert K-pop star for ‘liking’ Hong Kong tweet

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2019

    A South Korean pop star has become the latest celebrity to spark anger on the Chinese internet after he ‘liked’ a tweet about the divisive...

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    Curtain falls on ‘Ocean Dance Festival’

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

    The four-day ‘Ocean Dance Festival 2019’ ended in Cox’s Bazar on Monday. The concluding day of the festival featured performances by local and foreign dance...

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    Munier Chowdhury’s birth anniversary today

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

    Today is the 94th birth anniversary of late educationist, playwright, literary critic and political dissident Munier Chowdhury. Different organisations will observe the day...

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    People pay last tributes to Mobarak Hossain Khan

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

    People from all walks of life paid their last respects to Independence Award and Ekushey Padak winning musicologist, musician and writer Mobarak Hossain Khan at...

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    Tagore evening held at AFD

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

    Alliance Francaise de Dhaka organised a cultural show featuring songs and poems of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore at its Nouvelle Vague auditorium in Dhanmondi...

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    Stalin’s ‘Chiroshishu Chhora’ launched

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

    Poet Rezauddin Stalin’s new rhyming book ‘Chiroshishu Chhora’ was launched at a programme held at Sangskriti Bikash Kendra in capital’s Poribagh recently. The programme was...

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