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    Dhaka Lit Fest begins Thursday

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2019

    The ninth edition of Dhaka Lit Fest will commence at Bangla Academy on Thursday. This year over 200 speakers, performers and thinkers from around the world...

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    Nrityanchal pays tribute to Muhammad Jahangir

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2019

    Nrityanchal Dance Company celebrated the 68th birth anniversary of late writer-journalist Muhammad Jahangir at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Abdur Razzaque’s birth anniversary observed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2019

    Teachers and students of sculpture department of Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University paid tribute to late eminent artist Abdur Razzaque organising a day-long...

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    Abdur Razzaque’s birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2019

    Today is the 87th birth anniversary of late eminent artist Abdur Razzaque, who pioneered establishing the department of sculpture in the then Government Institute of...

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    Hong Kong’s candyman turns sweets into an art form

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2019

    Using a pair of scissors, a blow pipe and small metal tools, Hong Kong shopkeeper Louis To whittles a chunk of molten sugar into a...

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    Syed Jahangir remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2019

    Ekushey Padak winning  painter and former director of fine art, Bangladesh Art Academy, Syed Jahangir was recalled at a commemorative programme held at Gallery Chitrak...

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    Cosplayers’ take to the streets at Halloween

    Agence France-Presse . Lucca, Italy | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2019

    In the days around Halloween, a visitor to the scenic Tuscan city of Lucca might be forgiven for thinking the locals are a bit larger...

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    Muktabak stages Biday De Ma Ghure Ashi

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 02, 2019

    TSC-based recitation troupe Muktabak staged its acclaimed production Biday De Ma Ghure Ashi at Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of Sufia Kamal National Public Library...

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    Kalim Sharafi’s death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 02, 2019

    Today is the ninth death anniversary of late renowned cultural activist-Tagore artiste Kalim Sharafi. Kalim Sharafi, regarded as one of the best Tagore singers in...

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    Government disregards Udichi at home, aboard: Kamal Lohani

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on October 30, 2019

    Cultural activist Kamal Lohani said on Tuesday that the government was showing disregard to cultural organisation Udichi in home and aboard. ‘The government is...

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