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    Cultural activists protest at Rampal power plant

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:48pm on November 19, 2016

    A platform representing different cultural troupes on Friday staged a protest at the capital’s Shahbagh area condemning the proposed coal-fired Rampal Power Plant...

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    Shilpir Pashey Foundation launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on November 19, 2016

    A new charity called Shilpir Pashey Foundation was launched on Saturday at the Westin Hotel Dhaka, with an objective to help cultural figures facing financial...

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    DANCE DRAMA FESTIVAL: Kal Mrigaya, Kabar staged

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:05pm on November 17, 2016

    Rabindranath Tagore’s Kal Mrigaya and Jasimuddin’s Kabar were staged as part of a dance drama festival at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    DANCE DRAMA FESITVAL: Baramkhana, Shyama staged

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on November 16, 2016

    Two dance dramas—Baramkhana and Shyama- were staged on the second day of the ongoing dance drama festival at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala...

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    Dispute over Van Gogh sketches

    Reuters | Updated at 11:05am on November 16, 2016

    The Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam has dismissed an art historian's claim that a collection of discovered sketches were drawn by the Dutch artist, saying...

  • Fakir Salam Shah on mystical life

    Sadiqur Rahman, back from Kushtia | Updated at 12:18am on November 16, 2016

    Fakir Salam Shah is a familiar name at the Mirpur upazila in Kushtia for his devotion to Fakir Lalon Shah’s philosophy and his skills to...

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    National dance drama fest underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:40pm on November 15, 2016

    The 2nd National Dance Drama Festival began on Monday at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, featuring a drama based on Jasimuddin’s Nakshi...

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    Nabanna celebrated with music, dance

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 03:55pm on November 15, 2016

    Nabanna, which marks the start of the main harvest in the country, was celebrated with music and dance at the Bakultala of the Faculty of...

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    It’s a good endeavour: Momotaz

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on November 09, 2016

    Popular singer Momotaz Begom is the last performer of today’s 2nd Dhaka International Folk Festival at Army Stadium. She said she participated in the first...

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    Five artists get artists awarded

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on November 09, 2016

    Five oriental artists received awards at the opening ceremony of the sixth edition of Oriental Art Exhibition held at Zainul Gallery of Dhaka University...

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