Miscellany

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    Three-day Poush Mela in Barishal ends

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 10:21pm on January 14, 2020

    A three-day Poush Mela (winter festival) ended at Jagadish Saraswat Girls’ School & College in the Barishal city on Monday night. Barisal branch of Jatiyo...

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    Dinajpur-based artistes stage Palatia

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 14, 2020

    Artistes from Dinajpur Shilpakala Academy staged a Palatia, a traditional theatre form, on Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy premises on the tenth day of Bangladesh Cultural Festival...

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    10-day art and lit fair ends

    Shahjahan Biswas . Manikganj | Updated at 10:24pm on January 12, 2020

    A ten-day art and literary fair ended at Manikganj Government High School on Friday with prize giving ceremony and cultural show. Earlier, Manikganj district administration...

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    Book features foreign poets

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:23pm on January 12, 2020

    A book containing selected poems penned by 35 poets from across the world, translated and edited by poet Aminur Rahaman, was launched at Brac Auditorium,...

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    Narail-based troupe presents lathi khela

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:44pm on January 11, 2020

    Narail-based Bir Shrestha Noor Mohammad Lathiyal Dal entertained the Dhaka audience presenting traditional lathi khela (tricks with sticks) at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on the eighth...

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    Oh, snow! Warm winter woes for famed Japan festival

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2020

    Organisers of Japan’s famed Sapporo snow festival are being forced to truck in an unprecedented amount of extra powder to build their signature sculptures after...

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    Natural History Museum will showcase ‘fantastic beasts’

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:00am on January 09, 2020

    It’s one of the more remarkable specimens taken into London’s Natural History Museum. It’s certainly one of the most ‘fantastic’, reports BBC. The horn comes...

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    Entries open for Int’l radio playwriting competition

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 09, 2020

    The script submission for the 27th International Radio Playwriting Competition, which is hosted by BBC World Service and the British Council, has already started, and...

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    Kushtia-based artistes narrate story of Chand Saudagar

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 08, 2020

    Kushtia-based artistes staged ‘Chand Saudagarer Banijyopala O Behular Biye’, a traditional Padmar Naach, portraying the story of Chand Saudagar on Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy premises on...

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    District-based artistes entertain Dhaka audience

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:20pm on January 06, 2020

    Artistes from Meherpur, Kurigram and Kushtia districts entertained the audience performing songs, dances, recitations and others at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka on the third...

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