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    17th Asian Art Biennale: Harun-ar-Rashid wins Grand Award for installation

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 05:59pm on December 01, 2016

    For his installation work featuring evils in urban life, artist Md Harun-ar-Rashid has won a Grand Award at the 17th Asian Art Biennale, which began...

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    TV professionals place 5-point demand for survival

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:05pm on November 29, 2016

    Actors, directors and producers of the television industry have placed a five-point demand for their survival amidst a growing interest in...

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    Iqbal Day observed at Pakistan High Commission

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:21pm on November 26, 2016

    Iqbal Day, the birth anniversary of Pakistan’s national poet Allama Muhammad Iqbal, was observed through a programme at the Pakistan High Commission at Gulshan on...

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    5-day fiesta inaugurated

    Adiba Nayeem | Updated at 12:25am on November 25, 2016

    Winter has just started to set in, with the nights getting longer and colder and patches of fog descending upon the neighbourhoods across the city...

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    ‘Modern Machu Picchu’ wins RIBA architecture prize

    BBC | Updated at 05:04pm on November 24, 2016

    A university building in Peru designed by a female-led Irish firm has won the first Royal Institute of British Architects global architecture...

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    Nazrul’s role as a journalist analysed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:57pm on November 21, 2016

    National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam was not only a gifted writer-musician but also an accomplished journalist, who edited the bi-weekly Dhumketu magazine known for...

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    BSA, AFD to commemorate André Malraux

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:34pm on November 21, 2016

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and Alliance Française de Dhaka are going to organise a daylong programme tomorrow commemorating French novelist-politician...

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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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