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    Group art show features spontaneity and diversity

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:58pm on June 11, 2021

    A group art show featuring works by a group of artists with diverse artistic approaches is under way at Kalakendra on Iqbal Road in the capital’s Mohammadpur area. The 24-day exhibition titled ‘Spontaneous Chemistry’ features works by 12 artists, which...

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    Siam to play central character in Ontarjal

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:57pm on June 11, 2021

    Popular Dhallywood actor Siam Ahmed will portray the central character in Dipankar Dipon-directed upcoming cyber-thriller film Ontarjal, said a press release. Siam will play the role of a young computer programmer living in...

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    Nuhas’s ‘Moving Bangladesh’ to attend Cannes film market

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:01pm on June 09, 2021

    Aspiring filmmaker Nuhash Humayun’s upcoming debut feature ‘Moving Bangladesh’ has been selected for Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes, said a press release. The...

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    Bangladesh EU Film Fest begins online

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:59pm on June 09, 2021

    The European Union in Bangladesh launched the first Bangladesh European Union Film Festival on Wednesday in partnership with embassies of EU member states in Dhaka,...

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    Reversing impact of Covid-19 will be challenging: Tipu

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:25pm on June 10, 2021

    Drummer and co-founder of Warfaze, Sheikh Monirul Alam Tipu, said that it will be challenging for local bands to reverse the setbacks the music industry...

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    UK composer vows to defy govt on theatre reopening

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:04pm on June 09, 2021

    Theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber said in an interview published Wednesday he is prepared to be arrested if the British government does not lift all...

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    It will be challenging to bring audience back to venues: Preeti

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:58pm on June 09, 2021

    Popular small screen, film and theatre actress Sanjida Preeti said that it would not be easy to bring the audience back to theatre venues after...

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    SSJ demands raising artistes’ incentive, budgetary allocation

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:05pm on June 08, 2021

    Sammilita Sangskritik Jote, an umbrella platform of cultural organisations, demanded raising monthly incentive for destitute artistes to Tk 10,000, which is now at Tk 1,400-3,000, as well as an increase in the budgetary allocation for...

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    9th Liberation DocFest begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on June 08, 2021

    A five-day online festival titled 9th Liberation DocFest featuring works by local and foreign filmmakers began on Tuesday. The festival, organised by the Liberation War Museum, is featuring 163 films from...

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    New York plans huge August concert to celebrate post-Covid ‘rebirth’

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:01pm on June 08, 2021

    New York is planning to host a major concert in Central Park in August as a way to celebrate the city’s ‘rebirth’ following the Covid-19 pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday. No program details were revealed, but...