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    Shilpir Pashey Foundation launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on November 19, 2016

    A new charity called Shilpir Pashey Foundation was launched on Saturday at the Westin Hotel Dhaka, with an objective to help cultural figures facing financial hardships...

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    Sufia Kamal’s 17th death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on November 19, 2016

    Today is the 17th death anniversary of eminent poet-activist Sufia Kamal. To observe the occasion, different socio-cultural organisations are set to organise commemorative programmes in the capital...

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    Dhaka Lit Fest at Bangla Academy ends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on November 19, 2016

    The sixth edition of Dhaka Lit Fest, the biggest English literature festival in the country, ended on Saturday evening at Bangla Academy...

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    Soul revival singer Sharon Jones dies

    BBC | Updated at 04:51pm on November 19, 2016

    Sharon Jones, the singer who spearheaded a soul revival movement with her band the Dap-Kings, has died at the age of 60...

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    Court halts release of Ami Tomar Hote Chai

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:06pm on November 18, 2016

    A Dhaka court has halted the release of a film titled ‘Ami Tomar Hote Chai.’ The court has come to the decision after Bappy Chowdhury, the film’s lead actor, filed a lawsuit against the...

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    Mohajoner Nao, Shapmochan staged

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:01pm on November 18, 2016

    Two dance dramas, Mohajoner Nao and Shapmochan, were staged as part of a national dance drama festival at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on...

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    Tribute paid to Syed Shamsul Haq

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:57pm on November 18, 2016

    A special session was dedicated to the memory of late poet-playwright Syed Shamsul Haq on the opening day of Dhaka Lit Fest on...

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    Theatre fest on Munier, Al Deen ends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:48pm on November 18, 2016

    A five-day festival dedicated to late playwrights Munier Chowdhury and Selim Al Deen ended on Thursday at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, with...

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    Radharaman death anniv observed thru fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:40pm on November 18, 2016

    A three-day festival dedicated to eminent folk bard Radharaman Dutta is underway on the grounds of...

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    Young artists display works of diverse genres

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:35pm on November 18, 2016

    Six young artists are displaying their works of diverse genres at a group exhibition now underway at the Zainul Gallery of the Faculty of Fine Arts at...