Miscellany

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    Govt’s lack of patronisation blamed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:20pm on December 15, 2017

    For lack of patronisation from the government, young cultural activists show reluctance to produce songs, films, poems and other art forms glorifying the liberation war,...

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    Narrating revolt of radio officials in 1971

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:09pm on December 15, 2017

    Former deputy director general of Bangladesh Betar Ashfaqur Rahman Khan had active participation in the revolt of the radio officials and artistes against the Pakistani...

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    SSJ’s Victory Day fest begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on December 14, 2017

    Sammilita Sangskritik Jote’s week-long Victory Day festival commenced amid much enthusiasm and fanfare at Central Shaheed Minar in the capital on Wednesday...

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    Cultural troupes observe Martyred Intellectuals Day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on December 14, 2017

    Different cultural organisations observed the Martyred Intellectuals Day through diverse programmes at different venues in the capital on Thursday...

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    Child artistes mark Victory Day thru songs, dance

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:02pm on December 12, 2017

    Child artistes of different cultural organisations entertained the audience performing songs and dance recitals at a programme at the...

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    Lubaina Himid’s win makes history

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:52pm on December 06, 2017

    Lubaina Himid has become the oldest winner of the Turner Prize, and the first black woman to pick up the art award...

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    Weavers hope for better days

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:43pm on December 06, 2017

    Shital Pati weavers from the greater Sylhet region hope that the inscription of the traditional art of Shital Pati weaving of Sylhet on UNESCO’s Representative...

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    Shital Pati inscribed as ICH on UNESCO list

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:35pm on December 06, 2017

    The traditional art of shital pati weaving has been inscribed as an intangible cultural heritage on UNESCO’s Representative List of the...

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    Dancer Rahijha Khanom remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on December 05, 2017

    Cultural activists recalled the recently died dancer Rahijha Khanom Jhunu in a commemorative programme held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Monday...

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    Tareque’s birth anniv to be celebrated in Faridpur

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 05:48pm on December 05, 2017

    Today is the 61st anniversary of birthday of the late filmmaker Tareque Masud, who is considered to be one of the pioneers of the new...

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