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    Birth anniversaries of Jasimuddin, Bulbul Chy, Ahmed Imtiaz today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 01, 2020

    Today marks the birth anniversaries of poet Jasimuddin, dancer Bulbul Chowdhury and lyricist-composer-music director Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul. Jasimuddin, who is known as Polli Kobi, was...

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    LGBT-focused streaming service tackles taboos

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 10:33pm on December 30, 2019

    A rom-com about a lesbian flight attendant and a romance in a gay spa are among the shows featured on Asia’s first LGBT-focused streaming service,...

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    One of Thailand’s last Chinese opera troupes lights up Bangkok

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:27pm on December 30, 2019

    An ancient world of swords, warriors and folklore roars to life on the darkened street, offering a momentary escape from the modern-day bustle of Bangkok’s...

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    Zainul Abedin’s birth anniversary celebrated in Barishal

    Our Correspondent. Barishal | Updated at 10:26pm on December 30, 2019

    Charukala Barishal celebrated 105th birth anniversary of master artist Zainul Abedin organising a day-long festival at Ashwini Kumar Hall of the city on Sunday. The...

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    French government offers concessions to striking dancers of Paris Opera

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:48pm on December 29, 2019

    With France gripped by strike action crippling the transport system in a dispute over pensions reform, news emerged Saturday of the latest government concessions --...

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    3-day photography competition in Manikganj ends

    Shahjahan Biswas . Manikganj | Updated at 10:46pm on December 29, 2019

    A three-day photography competition featuring works by upcoming photographers ended at Paturia Padma River View resort under Shiblaya upazila in Manikganj on Friday...

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    Classical dancers enchant audience

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on December 29, 2019

    Classical dancers left the audience spellbound performing diverse dance forms at the auditorium of Chhayanaut Shangskriti-Bhavan in capital’s Dhanmondi on Saturday. The programme titled Prampara...

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    Zainul festival begins at Dhaka University

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:42pm on December 29, 2019

    Fine arts faculty of Dhaka University lifted curtain on three-day Zainul festival 2019 marking the 105th birth anniversary of master artist Zainul Abedin on Sunday....

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    Fazlul Haque memorial award conferred

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2019

    Renowned film actress Kohinur Akter Suchanda and journalist Rafi Hossain received Fazlul Haque memorial award 2019 at a programme held at Hotel Westin in the...

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    Syed Jahangir’s 1st death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2019

    Today is the first death anniversary of Ekushey Padak winning painter Syed Jahangir, who passed away at his residence in capital’s, Iqbal road, Mohammadpur area...

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