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    Oscar-tipped road movie ‘Nomadland’ races between global festivals

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:00pm on September 12, 2020

    Frances McDormand’s Oscar-tipped road movie ‘Nomadland’ raced from Venice to Toronto to California on Friday as major global festivals joined forces to jump-start the pandemic-struck...

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    Lev Tolstoy’s 192th birth anniv celebrated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on September 12, 2020

    The Russian Centre for Science and Culture celebrated the 192th birth anniversary of Russian writer Lev Tolstoy organising an online literary seminar on Thursday, said...

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    Sadek Bachchu tests positive for COVID-19

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:57pm on September 12, 2020

    National Film Award-winning actor Sadek Bachchu has tested positive for COVID 19. He is undergoing treatment at Universal Medical College Hospital at Mohakhali in the...

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    Ananya Shirsha Dash Awards 2019 given

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on September 12, 2020

    Ananya, a fortnightly magazine, on Friday handed over Ananya Shirsha Dosh Awards 2019 among the ten winners for their exceptional contributions to their respective areas....

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    Shilpakala gearing up for reopening its venues

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:55pm on September 12, 2020

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy is waiting for the approval of the government to reopen its auditoriums, rehearsal rooms and halls to theatre troupes and cultural organisations...

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    Bollywood star Akshay drinks cow urine daily

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 10:31pm on September 11, 2020

    Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has revealed that he drinks cow urine daily, joining a growing number of Indians who believe it has medicinal benefits --...

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    ‘The Avengers’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ actress Diana Rigg dies at 82

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:30pm on September 11, 2020

    Stars of stage and screen on Thursday paid tribute to Diana Rigg, the award-winning British actress who shot to fame in the 1960s television series...

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    Taiwan artisans fuse reality and fantasy in miniature worlds

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 10:29pm on September 11, 2020

    From a bucolic rural grocery shop to fictional battlefields and robot warrior bases, Taiwanese artisans are meticulously handcrafting miniature worlds that fuse reality and fantasy....

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    Shah Abdul Karim’s death anniv today

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

    Today is the 11th death anniversary of late renowned folk bard Shah Abdul Karim. Different cultural organisations will observe the occasion arranging special programmes. Among...

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    Shooting for ‘Regan: Tale of a Father’ begins in Dec

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:23pm on September 11, 2020

    The shooting for ‘Regan: Tale of a Father’, a biographical film on Father Marino Regan, who provided shelter and treatment to wounded freedom fighters in...