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    Dress Diana wore when she danced with Travolta up for sale

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2019

    A midnight blue velvet gown worn by Princess Diana when she danced with actor John Travolta at the White House is being put up for...

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    Dancers dance to timeless songs

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

    Dancers of Spandan paid tribute to the troupe’s late patron Keshabendra Roy Chowdhury a programme at Music and Dance center of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on...

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    Bashir Ahmed Award conferred

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

    Six eminent personalities received Bashir Ahmed Award for their contributions in their respective fields on Sunday at a programme held at National Theatre Hall of...

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    Oscar Wilde’s stolen ring found

    Agence France-Presse . Amsterdam | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2019

    A golden ring once given as a present by the famed Irish writer Oscar Wilde has been recovered by a Dutch ‘art detective’ nearly 20...

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    Protest graffiti fills Beirut’s posh downtown

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2019

    A majestic phoenix spreads its wings as Hayat Nazer adds a splash of colour to a Beirut wall. As Lebanon’s uprising enters its second month,...

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    Jayanta receives Naren Biswas Padak

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

    Recitation organisation Kanthasilan honoured acclaimed recitation artiste Jayanta Chattopadhyay with Naren Biswas Padak for his contribution to recitation at a programme held...

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    Cultural shows mark Nabanna

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019

    Different organisations celebrated Nabanna by arranging cultural shows in Dhaka and other parts of the country on Friday and Saturday. Nabanna, literally meaning new food,...

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    Traditional cultural show held in Sylhet

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2019

    District Shilpakala Academy, Sylhet held a traditional cultural programme styled ‘Uthan Sangskritik Anusthan’ on Wednesday. The DSA in association with the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy held...

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    Portrait of Mozart to be auctioned in Paris

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2019

    A rare portrait of Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be sold by British auction house Christie’s on Nov. 27 in Paris at an estimated...

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    Humayun Ahmed literary award conferred

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2019

    The EXIM Bank-Anyadin Humayun Ahmed Literary Award 2019 was handed over to Rabeya Khatun and Shahadat Hossain in two categories at a programme held at...

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