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    National pitha festival begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:50pm on January 24, 2017

    Pitha, a traditional cake made of race, has long been an integral part of winter festivities in Bangladesh, but over the years it lost its...

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    Indian troupe presents Gaudiya Nritya

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:11pm on January 24, 2017

    A Kolkata-based dance troupe entertained the audience with a presentation of Gaudiya Nritya at the National Theatre Hall of...

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    Architect Shamsul Wares honoured

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:34pm on January 23, 2017

    Art critic and architect Shamsul Wares was honoured on his 71st birth anniversary celebrated at the Dhaka Club...

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    Winter fair entertains city dwellers

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:19pm on January 21, 2017

    A daylong winter fair titled Raser Mela entertained the attendees with traditional performing arts and winter delicacies such as date juice, puffed rice and date...

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    Bangladesh-Tripura cultural fest underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:41pm on January 20, 2017

    A three-day cultural festival featuring performances by artistes from Bangladesh and the Indian state of Tripura is underway at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Chinese troupe enthrals Dhaka audience

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:48pm on January 16, 2017

    Members of the famous Henan Art Troupe entertained the Dhaka audience with Chinese dance, acrobatics, martial arts and instrumental music at...

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    Selim Al Deen’s 9th death anniv on Saturday

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:44pm on January 13, 2017

    Saturday marks the 9th death anniversary of the iconic playwright Selim Al Deen. Al Deen, sometimes fondly called Natyacharya, will be remembered by...

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    Art training in Bangladesh has much to improve

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:39pm on January 11, 2017

    There are many talented and skilled artists in Bangladesh but in many cases they are not trained properly in their art education to express their...

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    Chashi Nazrul’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:39pm on January 10, 2017

    Today is the second death anniversary of the late filmmaker Chashi Nazrul Islam, who earned popularity by making critically and popularly...

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    BAFA remembers Bulbul Chy

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:37pm on January 10, 2017

    Bulbul Academy of Fine Arts celebrated the 98th birth anniversary of its founder and legendary dancer Bulbul Chowdhury through...

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