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Cultural Correspondent

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    Puppeteers seek government support to save the dying art form

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

    Once a popular form of entertainment across the country, puppetry is suffering severely for lack of promotion and patronisation....

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    Abid Hossain’s upcoming docu bags two awards at HAF

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

    Abid Hossain Khan’s upcoming documentary film titled ‘Belonging’ has won two awards at the 17th Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF), which was held from...

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    Theatre fest held at Curzon Hall

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

    Six theatre troupes staged abridged shows of their productions at a day-long theatre festival held at the Curzon Hall of Dhaka University on Wednesday....

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    Lisa launches album of Atul Prasad’s songs

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

    Popular Rabindra Sangeet singer Laisa Ahmed Lisa’s new album ‘Ke Go Gahilo’, featuring Atul Prasad Sen’s songs, was launched at a programme held at Chhayanaut...

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    Music Fest begins at JnU

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    A two-day music festival kicked off on Wednesday at Jagannath University (JnU) featuring performances by students and teachers of music department of the university and...

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    National anthem competition held

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:52pm on March 20, 2019

    Nine teams, from eight divisions of the country, won awards in different categories in the competition of rendering the national anthem properly held at National...

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    Ghulam Murshid felicitated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    Author and researcher Ghulam Murshid was felicitated at a programme, marking his 80th birth anniversary, held at Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad Hall of Bangla Academy...

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    National Puppetry Fest underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    A five-day puppetry festival featuring puppet shows by troupes from across the country is underway at Studio Theatre Hall and Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh...

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    Abu Zafar Obaidullah recalled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:52am on March 20, 2019

    Ekushey Padak winning poet Abu Zafar Obaidullah was remembered by his fans, friends and family members at a commemoration programme on Tuesday at the main...

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    Traditional singers captivate audience

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

    Traditional singers and performing artistes captivated the audience presenting diverse traditional songs and performance arts at a programme held at Chhayanaut Auditorium on Monday.Chhayanaut organised...

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