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    Opera based on life of Yunus staged in Italy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:34pm on May 26, 2019

    An opera based on the life of Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus titled ‘27 Dollari’ was premiered at the famous Teatro della Fortuna, Theatre of Luck,...

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    Artist Mahmudul Haque to receive Japanese honorary award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    Renowned artist-professor Mahmudul Haque has been named among the foreign recipients of the 2019 Spring Imperial Decorations.Haque, honorary professor of University of Dhaka, has been...

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    Banksy’s home city an urban canvas for elusive artist

    Agence France-Presse . Bristol | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2019

    Five years ago, British street artist Banksy adorned the side of a once uninspiring white brick building in Bristol with the familiar image of a...

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    Shafiuddin Ahmed’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    Artist Shafiuddin Ahmed’s seventh death anniversary will be observed today.Teachers and students of different departments of faculty of fine arts of Dhaka University, where Shafiuddin...

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    BNM launches new gallery

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    Bangladesh National Museum celebrated International Museum Day by launching a new gallery named Arms and Armour on Saturday.The gallery displays 180 types of weapons and...

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    Bangladeshi artistes participate in Asian Civilisation Parade

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 18, 2019

    A total of twenty eight Bangladeshi artistes are participating in the week-long Asian Civilisation Parade under way in Beijing Olympic Park in China.The parade, one...

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    LWM celebrates Museum Day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 18, 2019

    Liberation War Museum celebrated International Museum Day through discussion and cultural show at its auditorium on Friday morning.International Museum Day, coordinated by the International Council...

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    Jeff Koons work sells for record $91.1 million

    Agence France-Presse .  New York | Updated at 05:34pm on May 16, 2019

    A sculpture by American artist Jeff Koons sold on Wednesday for $91.1 million at an auction organized by Christie’s in New York — a record...

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    Mime Art launches YouTube channel

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    Mime troupe Mime Art has launched its YouTube channel named Mime Art Official recently to promote and popularise mime in the country.The troupe has uploaded...

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    Audio docu features liberation war

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 14, 2019

    With focus on the history of the liberation war Muktijuddho e-Archive, a library, research and archive organisation, is making audio documentaries.The e-archive has recently released...

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