Miscellany

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    Radharaman Fest underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    A three-day festival dedicated to late eminent folk bard Radharaman Dutta is underway at the open field of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.Radharaman Sangskriti Charcha Kendra and...

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    Anne Frank’s house revamped for ‘new generation’

    Agence France-Presse . Amsterdam | Updated at 02:36am on November 23, 2018

    Teenage diarist Anne Frank has long been a symbol of humanity amidst the horrors of the Holocaust, but the house where she hid from the...

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    Pranksters plant missing ‘Picasso’ in Romania

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:04am on November 23, 2018

    A writer who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen in an infamous art heist six years ago said Sunday she was...

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    An artiste-activist on the move

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2018

    Lubna Marium, country’s leading art director, dance teacher and researcher, working to make a difference in a culture where quality is often rare, prefers to...

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    Stars at Chinese ‘Oscars’ split over Taiwan

    Reuters . Taipei/Shanghai | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    The Chinese-speaking world’s version of the Oscars, the Golden Horse Awards, has created a sharp political divide between film stars and directors as the annual...

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    Festivity in the air as Rash Mela nears  

    United News Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Alor Kole at Dublar Char in the Sundarbans has taken a festive look with the presence of huge devotees and visitors as Rash Mela, a...

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    Local, Indian artistes recite poems

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    Renowned local artistes Shimul Mustapha, Ahkam Ullah and Indian artiste Joyeeta Bhattacharya recited poems penned by leading poets at a programme held on Sunday at...

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    Italy nationalists mull refusing Da Vincis to Louvre

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    Italy wants to renegotiate a deal to loan all of its Leonardo da Vinci paintings to France’s Louvre to mark 500 years since his death,...

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    Taiwanese puppet master fights to save dying art

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei, Taiwan | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    At 87 years old, Taiwanese glove puppeteer Chen Hsi-huang is the star of a new documentary which reflects his determination to revive the dying traditional...

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    Biplob Bala receives Naren Biswas Padak

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    Renowned theatre and recitation artiste Biplob Bala received Naren Biswas Padak for his contribution to theatre and recitation at a programme held at Music and...

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