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    Monsoon celebrated thru songs, dance

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:56pm on July 21, 2017

    The monsoon season, comprising the months of Ashar and Shraban in the Bangla calendar, brings much needed relief to the people...

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    Seven receive Shilpakala Padak 2016

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:31pm on July 20, 2017

    Seven eminent artistes have been honoured with Shilpakala Padak 2016 by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in recognition of their contribution to art and culture...

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    Wrishiz pays tribute to Mandela

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:40pm on July 19, 2017

    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician Nelson Mandela was recalled on his 99th birth anniversary at a programme held at the VIP Lounge of the...

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    7 to receive Shilpakala Padak 2016

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:52am on July 19, 2017

    Names of the seven recipients of Shilpakala Padak 2016 were declared at a press conference held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Tuesday...

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    Birth anniversaries of Tagore, Nazrul, Sukanta observed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:24pm on July 15, 2017

    Rabindranath Tagore, Kazi Nazrul Islam and Sukanta Bhattacharya championed humanity and protested at the oppression and injustice in the society through their literary works...

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    Fayza Haq remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on July 14, 2017

    The recently deceased art-critic and journalist Fayza Haq was remembered by his friends, former colleagues, artists and others at a memorial programme held at AS...

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    Pagla Kanai’s 128th death anniv observed

    Delwar Kabir . Jhenaidah | Updated at 10:48pm on July 14, 2017

    The 128th death anniversary of rural bard and mystic folk singer Pagla Kanai was observed through day-long programmes at the bard’s home village Berbari in...

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    Government for listing of Lalbagh Fort as world heritage site

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on July 11, 2017

    Government wants Lalbagh Fort, the 17th century Mughal fort that stands before the Buriganga River in the southwestern part of Dhaka, to be inscribed as...

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    Poems on monsoon presented

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:49pm on July 09, 2017

    Recitation artistes paid tribute to monsoon by reciting poems glorifying the season by leading poets at the Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of Central Public Library...

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    Sudhin Das, Karunamaya Goswami remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:39pm on July 07, 2017

    Noted Nazrul singers and researchers paid tribute to recently demised Nazrul exponent Sudhin Das and Nazrul researcher Dr Karunamaya Goswami at a commemorative programme at...

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