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    Gallery pieces become online jigsaw puzzles

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:35pm on April 06, 2020

    An art gallery has transformed its collection into jigsaws for people to piece together online, reports BBC. The Cooper Gallery in Barnsley runs a daily...

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    Web series raises awareness on COVID-19

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on April 06, 2020

    A Bangla web series titled ‘Corona Kal’, highlighting how the coronavirus is spreading and way of protecting from the virus, has been released on YouTube....

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    Recitation artiste Fakhrul Islam Tara dies

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on April 05, 2020

    Recitation artiste Fakhrul Islam Tara passed away at a hospital in the capital on Sunday afternoon. He was 48. ‘Tara was died at 12:15pm. He...

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    FFA trains doctors to make head shields

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on April 05, 2020

    Dhaka University’s fine arts faculty held a workshop on Saturday at the campus on how to make head shields for doctors who have been treating...

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    Art plays an important role during crisis: Preema

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:32pm on April 03, 2020

    Art can play an important role in making people aware about the coronavirus pandemic, as it worked during the language movement, the liberation war and...

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    Edinburgh arts festival cancelled due to virus: organisers

    Agence France-Presse . Edinburgh | Updated at 09:19pm on April 02, 2020

    Edinburgh’s international festivals were cancelled for the first time in 70 years on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, organisers said, in the latest blow...

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    Chinese ‘light painter’ takes artistic inspiration from coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 08:45pm on April 01, 2020

    A Chinese artist has paid tribute to doctors and nurses and their months-long battle to treat virus-stricken patients in his latest light painting creations. Roy...

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    Cultural orgs urge activists to stand by people

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:44pm on April 01, 2020

    Leading cultural organisations of the country have urged cultural activists to stand beside the people across the country amid the coronavirus pandemic. Leaders of different...

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    Mass awareness is must to overcome crisis: Perris

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:41pm on April 01, 2020

    Classical dancer Rachel Priyanka Perris said, mass awareness is a must to overcome the coronavirus crisis. ‘Wearing a mask is as important as cleaning hands...

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    Sanskriti Karmibrinda stands beside people

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on March 31, 2020

    A group of cultural activists have taken an initiative to help build public awareness about COVID-19, says a press release. The group, named ‘Sanskriti Karmibrinda’,...

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