Miscellany

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    Chhayanaut hosts classical dance fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:45pm on January 07, 2017

    A classical dance festival featuring group and individual performances was organised by Chhayanaut at its auditorium in Dhaka on Friday...

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    Three-day Poush Mela underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:35pm on January 06, 2017

    A three-day Poush Mela, celebrating the spirit of the Bengali month of Poush, began on Friday at the Nazrul Mancha of Bangla Academy in Dhaka...

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    Local dancers present Charya Nritya

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:53pm on January 05, 2017

    A group of dancers presented Charya Nritya (Charja dance) at the Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Docu based Shawkat Osman’s story screened

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:31pm on January 04, 2017

    A documentary based on Shawkat Osman’s short story Phera was screened on Tuesday at the Central Public Library as part of the...

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    Programme of formal announcement postponed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:18pm on January 03, 2017

    The scheduled programme to formally announce the 3rd century BC archaeological site Mahasthangarh as SAARC cultural capital on...

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    FDC to build multi-storey building

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:13pm on January 03, 2017

    Bangladesh Film Development Corporation is planning to construct a 14-storey multi-purpose commercial building on the...

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    Celebs who died in 2016

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:22pm on December 31, 2016

    The year 2016 saw great losses in the realm of arts and culture as 10 prominent figures died this year, leaving a vacuum in the...

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    2016 in review: major cultural events

    | Updated at 09:04pm on December 31, 2016

    2016 saw a great number of cultural events organised almost every day but no significant achievement for any local performer on the global stage. Bangladesh...

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    Artisans suffer for lack of marketing initiatives

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:19pm on December 30, 2016

    Lack of initiatives to market home-grown craft items is taking a toll on the artisans struggling to sell their products, said the Jhenaidah-based artisan Gopendranath...

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    Zainul fest features crafts items

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:53pm on December 29, 2016

    Around 15 craftsmen from around the country as well as students and teachers of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University are displaying their...

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