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    US troupe urges peace thru dance

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:55pm on January 28, 2018

    The New York City-based Battery Dance Company urged for peace and tolerance through experimental dance performances presented on...

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    Decreasing demand for crafts worries potters

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on January 27, 2018

    National award-winning craftsman Sushanta Kumar Pal, a torch-bearer of shokher hari tradition, anticipates that the earthen pottery item may become extinct for its fall of...

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    Month-long crafts fair underway at Sonargaon

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:52pm on January 25, 2018

    A month-long crafts fair featuring various craft items made by artisans from across the country is underway on Bangladesh Folk Art and Crafts Foundation premises...

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    Songs on Madhusudan’s poems presented

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:50pm on January 25, 2018

    Songs based on Michael Madhusudan Dutt’s sonnets and poems were presented by Jessore-based artistes at a programme held at...

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    Amader Tangail celebrates 2nd founding anniversary

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on January 24, 2018

    Tangail-based monthly magazine Amader Tangail celebrated its 2nd founding anniversary on Tuesday at National Art Gallery Auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in which it honoured...

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    Biswawshwar Pal wins craftsperson award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:33pm on January 21, 2018

    For excellence in terracotta and lifelong contribution to the country’s craft heritage, Biswawshwar Pal from Bauphal upazila of Patuakhali district has been awarded with NCCB Lifetime Master...

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    Harbola celebrates 20th founding anniv

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:29pm on January 13, 2018

    Recitation troupe Harbola celebrated its 20th founding anniversary through a programme held at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday...

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    Shurer Dhara holds two-day Poush Utsab

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:28pm on January 13, 2018

    Music school Shurer Dhara organised a two-day Poush Utsab celebrating the winter on Lalmatia Housing Society High School and College premises...

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    Anisuzzaman awarded Jagattarini Medal

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:18pm on January 12, 2018

    Professor emeritus Anisuzzaman has been awarded Jagattarini Medal by the University of Calcutta at the university’s convocation programme on Thursday...

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    Shahriar vows to strengthen public diplomacy

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on January 12, 2018

    State minister for foreign affairs Shahriar Alam on Thursday said that the ministry would strengthen public diplomacy by promoting Bangladeshi culture abroad...