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    Cultural arena celebrates Independence Day

    Culture Desk | Updated at 09:51pm on March 27, 2018

    Cultural organisations celebrated the 48th Independence Day with a host of indoor and open-air events, highlighting the spirit of the war of independence, patriotism, democracy...

  • Prachyanat condemns atrocities committed in 71 thru Lal Jatra

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:41pm on March 25, 2018

    Prachyanat School of Acting and Design condemned the atrocities committed by the Pakistani occupation forces in the first hours of March 26, 1971 by organising...

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    Renowned poets criticise current trend

    Mohin Uddin Mizan | Updated at 09:36pm on March 25, 2018

    A significant change in terms of depicting liberation war in contemporary poems has been observed. While the poets of ‘60s and ‘70s have depicted the...

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    Francophonie festival ends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:20pm on March 24, 2018

    The six-day Francophonie Festival, which aimed at celebrating French language and cultural and linguistic diversity, ended at Alliance Francaise de Dhaka in Dhanmondi on Saturday...

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    LWM Independence Day celebrations begin

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on March 23, 2018

    A Week-long Independence Day Festival featuring songs, dance recitals, street theatre, film screenings, memorial lectures and discussions began at Liberation War Museum on Thursday...

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    World Puppetry Day celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:40pm on March 22, 2018

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy celebrated World Puppetry Day through discussion, awards programme and puppet shows held at Experimental Theatre Hall and Studio Theatre Hall of the...

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    Udichi holds show marking Independence Day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:48pm on March 22, 2018

    Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigoshthi celebrated the 48th Independence Day, which will be celebrated on Monday, through a cultural show featuring discussion, songs, dance recitals and...

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    Francophonie festival begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:54pm on March 20, 2018

    The Francophonie Festival promoting diversity of francophone cultures began on Monday at Alliance Francaise de Dhaka with staging of How to Speak English by the...

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    Nat’l Children’s Day celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:38pm on March 18, 2018

    Different government and cultural organisations celebrated National Children’s Day and 98th birth anniversary of founding president of the country Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by organising various...

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    Abu Zafar Obaidullah’s 16th death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:34pm on March 18, 2018

    The 16th anniversary of the death of poet Abu Zafar Obaidullah Khan will be observed today. Family, friends and admirers of the poet will recall...

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