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    Nation celebrates Pahela Baishakh amid festivity

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:47am on April 14, 2018

    The nation celebrated its most colourful and traditional festival Pahela Baishakh, the Bangla New Year 1425, on Saturday with much fanfare, festivity and enthusiasm amid...

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    Narrating mask use in age-old traditional performances

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on April 13, 2018

    Use of masks in traditional ritualistic performances available in Bangladesh can be traced back to pre Buddhist era dated back 2500 years ago....

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    Shora painting becomes part of Pahela Baishakh celebrations

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on April 13, 2018

    Shora, circular concave-shaped pottery, painted with floral patterns and animal motifs have become an integral element of Pahela Baishakh celebrations in recent years...

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    Diverse dance presented

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:19pm on April 11, 2018

    Dancers from across the country presented diverse recitals at a programme held at Music and Dance Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Tuesday...

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    Mangal Shobhajatra preparation in full swing

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:05pm on April 10, 2018

    The preparation for UNESCO recognised Intangible Cultural Heritage Mangal Shobhaajatra is going on in full swing despite protests of the students at the Dhaka University...

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    Cultural show protests at rape

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 09:03pm on April 10, 2018

    A cultural show, Bijoy Lokkhi Nari, organised at Chittagong Shilpakala Academy on Sunday by Sapnajatri protested at rape incidents taking place across the country...

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    Int’l mime fest underway at DU

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:13pm on April 09, 2018

    A three-day international mime festival is underway at Teachers-Students Centre auditorium of Dhaka University with participation of around 250 mime artistes from seven countries....

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    Barisal prepares for Pahela Baishakh celebrations

    Our Correspondent . Barisal | Updated at 10:09pm on April 09, 2018

    Different government and cultural organisations in Barisal are preparing to celebrate Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year 1425, and Choitro Shagkranti on...

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    Mahid remebered thru poetry

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 10:14pm on April 08, 2018

    Students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology recited poems recalling former SUST student Mahid Ali Salam at a programme held at Wazed Mia Information...

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    Folk dance completion held

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:13pm on April 08, 2018

    Child dancers from across the country participated in a day-long folk dance festival held at the Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on...