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    2-day magic workshop held in Uttara

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 24, 2019

    A two-day workshop for magicians titled ‘Magic Workshop 2019’ ended at Magic Theatre in Uttara recently. Aliraj, founder and secretary of Magicians Society of Bangladesh,...

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    Video stars: Russian child bloggers score millions of ‘likes’

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2019

    Liza Anokhina was 11 when people started recognising her in the street. Now a year older, she is one of Russia’s most popular child bloggers...

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    Jibanananda Das’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2019

    Renowned Bengali poet Jibanananda Das’ 65th death anniversary will be observed today. Different Barishal-based cultural and literary organisations will pay tribute to the poet placing...

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    Elizabeth Taylor’s personal treasures set for auction block

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2019

    Internationally known for her lavish lifestyle and glam taste, silver screen siren Elizabeth Taylor also boasted a playful side, and now some of her personal...

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    Noor, Dalia’s ‘Jodi Ei Banglay Asho’ launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2019

    Renowned local recitation artiste, thespian Asaduzzaman Noor and Indian artiste Dalia Basu’s duet recitation album titled ‘Jodi Ei Banglay Asho’ was launched at Chhayanaut Sangskriti-Bhavan...

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    Kalidas Karmakar: The legendary innovator passes away

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 05:56pm on October 18, 2019

    Internationally acclaimed painter and printmaker Kalidas Karmakar, who immensely enriched the country’s art scene and contributed in placing it on the global map through his...

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    Dhaka University cultural society, Srot perform at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2019

    Dhaka University Cultural Society and Srot Abritti Sangsad entertained the audience presenting songs, dance recitals and recitation at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Miss Universe Bangladesh crown unveiled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2019

    The crown of Miss Universe Bangladesh was unveiled at the showroom of Amisheé Fine Jewellery located in Gulshan on Tuesday. Judges of the pageant Tahsan...

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    Sonargaon recognised as World Craft City

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2019

    Sonargaon of Narayanganj has been recognised as World Craft City by World Crafts Council for being the birth place of Jamdani saris. The announcement was...

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    New York’s Museum of Modern Art set to reopen

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2019

    New York’s heralded Museum of Modern Art reopens this month after a multi-million-dollar makeover that will allow curators to display hundreds more works every year....

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