Miscellany

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    Cultural show celebrates six seasons

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2018

    Artistes of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy celebrated the six seasons namely summer, monsoon, autumn, late autumn, winter and spring presenting songs and dances at a programme...

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    Iraq’s ancient pottery struggles to outlive modern plastic

    Agence France-Presse . Najaf | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    Adel al-Kawwaz expertly spins the potter’s wheel, shaping the wet clay into a smooth jug. His family is famous for this millennia-old Iraqi craft, but...

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    Diversity of crafts at Zainul

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 03, 2018

    Fine arts students of Dhaka University are displaying diverse crafts at a group show ongoing at Zainul Gallery of fine arts faculty.A total of 115...

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    Knowing the other

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 02, 2018

    German dancer Tomas Bunger and German-based Togolese dancer-choreographer Kossi Sebastian Aholou-Wakawui moved the Dhaka audience with their choreography titled ‘In the Skin of the Other’...

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    Quamrul Hassan’s 97th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 02, 2018

    Today is the 97th birth anniversary of late eminent artist Quamrul Hassan, one of the pioneering artists who contributed immensely to the country’s art scene.Patua...

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    Photographer Anwar Hossain found dead

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:02pm on December 01, 2018

    Renowned photographer and cinematographer Anwar Hossain was found dead in a hotel room at Panthapath in the capital on Saturday.Police broke open the door of...

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    Young choreographers enthrall audience

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    Eleven young local choreographers enthralled the audience with recitals of theme-based choreographies at a two-day contemporary dance festival which ended on Wednesday at National Theatre...

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    Amjad Hossain flown to Bangkok

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 29, 2018

    Ekushey Padak and National Film Award winning actor-filmmaker Amjad Hossain was flown to Bangkok for better treatment in the wee hours of Wednesday....

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    Ancient Chinese painting auctioned for almost $60m

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    A nearly 1,000-year-old ink painting by one of China’s greatest literati masters Su Shi fetched US$59.5 million (HK$463,600,000) at auction, Christie’s said Monday.The auction house...

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    Contemporary dance workshop ends at Shilpakala Academy

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    Upcoming dancers presented classical ballet, jazz and contemporary dances on Monday at a show held at Chilekotha-2 of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.The show was organised after...

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