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    Ataur Rahman receives BCRA Lifetime Achievement Award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:44pm on November 28, 2020

    Bangladesh Cultural Reporters’ Association honoured thespian Ataur Rahman with BCRA Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the country’s cultural arena on Saturday. BCRA organised...

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    Virus hogs centrestage as Greece’s theatres wait in the wings

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 10:45pm on November 28, 2020

    ‘Obviously very few will survive,’ says actor Yiannis Yiaramazidis, staring at the empty stage of the small theatre where he works in downtown Athens. With...

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    Bari Siddiqui remembered

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:28pm on November 29, 2020

    The late acclaimed singer and flautist Bari Siddiqui was remembered at a programme held at the Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on...

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    Qayyum Chy’s death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2020

    Today is the sixth anniversary of death of the late acclaimed artist Qayyum Chowdhury. Qayyum Chowdhury was born on March 9, 1932 in Feni. He...

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    Devil horns meet sutras in Taiwan’s Buddhist death metal band

    Agence France-Presse. Taipei | Updated at 10:49pm on November 28, 2020

    The gig began with a nun chanting on stage but suddenly erupted into a wall of noise unleashed by distorted guitars and screamed sutras --...

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    The Vietnamese designer convincing the young to choose tradition

    Agence France-Presse . Hanoi | Updated at 10:50pm on November 28, 2020

    Made from delicate silk, intricately embroidered and with vast, flared sleeves: Vietnamese 19th-century outfits do not seem a perfect fit for life in the country’s...

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    Wrishiz celebrates 44th founding anniv

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:42pm on November 28, 2020

    Cultural organisation Wrishiz Shilpi Gosthi celebrated its 44th founding anniversary and the birth centenary of the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman organising a colourful...

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    Anurag Theatre premieres Objection Overruled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on November 28, 2020

    Theatre troupe Anurag Theatre premiered its play titled Objection Overruled at Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium of Bangladesh Mahila Samity on Friday. The play, written and directed...