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    Bangladesh Panorama Section features seven films

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:57pm on January 18, 2020

    The Bangladesh Panorama Section of 18th Dhaka International Film Festival, that aims to promote Bangladeshi filmmakers and their works, featured a total of seven films this year...

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    ‘Gazi Kalur Kissa’ staged at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on January 18, 2020

    Netrakona-based artistes entertained the Dhaka audience presenting ‘Gazi Kalur Kissa’, traditional performance art form glorifying humanism through story of legendary Gazi pir, at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on...

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    An evening of visual treat at Chhayanaut

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on January 18, 2020

    Dance lovers were in for a treat at Chhaynaut Nritya Utsab 1426, which featured diverse classical dance forms performed by renowned and upcoming dancers, at Chhayanaut Shangskriti Bhaban...

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    Louvre shut by pension strikes

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:14am on January 18, 2020

    The Louvre museum in Paris shut down Friday after striking workers blocked the entrance, management said, in the latest protest against plans to overhaul France’s pension system...

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    Dutch art sleuth finds rare stolen copy of Hafiz’s Divan

    Agence France-Presse . Amsterdam | Updated at 12:11am on January 18, 2020

    A stolen 15th-century book by the famed Persian poet Hafiz has been recovered by a Dutch art detective after an international ‘race against time’ that drew the alleged interest of Iran’s...

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    Photos depict people, nature

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on January 18, 2020

    Upcoming photographer Nujhat Purnata’s works displayed at Gallery-6, National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy give visitors a glimpse into diverse topics including human relationship...

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    Ashtak Pala staged at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:08am on January 18, 2020

    Artistes entertained the audience presenting traditional Ashtak Pala on Bangladesh Shilpakala  Academy premises on the 14th day of on-going Bangladesh Cultural Festival 2020 on Thursday...

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    Momtazuddin Ahmed’s 85th birth anniversary today

    | Updated at 12:07am on January 18, 2020

    Today is the 85th birth anniversary of late Ekushey Padak-winning playwright, theatre activist and TV actor Momtazuddin Ahmed. Different organisations have chalked out special programmes marking...

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    Chinese artistes entertain Dhaka audience

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 18, 2020

    Chinese artistes entertained Dhaka audience presenting traditional performances at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday and Friday. Chinese Embassy in Dhaka organised the programme to...

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    Whitney Houston, Biggie among Rock Hall of Fame inductees

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2020

    Pop icon Whitney Houston and rapper The Notorious B.I.G. are among this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, the institution announced Wednesday. The...