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    Gahanjatra staged at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:37pm on January 04, 2020

    Theatre troupe Padatik Natya Sangsad staged its acclaimed monodrama ‘Gahanjatra’ at Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday. The monodrama, written by Rubayet Ahmed and directed by...

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    Chhayanaut holds annual folk music festival

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:36pm on January 04, 2020

    Cultural organisation Chhayanaut held its annual folk music festival at its auditorium in Dhanmondi on Friday. The festival titled ‘Barshik Loko Sangeeter Onusthan -1426’ featured folk songs penned...

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    Poush Mela begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on January 04, 2020

    A three-day Poush Mela featuring traditional pithas (cakes) and cultural shows commenced on Bangla Academy premises in Dhaka on Saturday. Poush Mela Udjapon Parishad in association...

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    Weinstein faces justice two years after scandal erupted

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    Harvey Weinstein’s high-profile sex crimes trial opens on Monday, more than two years after the scandal triggered the #MeToo movement that led to the downfall of dozens of powerful...

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    An evening with Tagore’s poems

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    Artistes of recitation troupe Swarachito entertained the audience reciting popular poems penned by Noble laureate Rabindranath Tagore at Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of Sufia Kamal National Public Library...

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    Shawkat Osman remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    Late eminent writer Shawkat Osman was remembered at a programme held at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on Thursday. Kathashilpi Shawkat Osman Smriti Parishad organised the programme...

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    Akhteruzzaman Elias’s 23rd death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    Today is the 23rd death anniversary of novelist, short story writer Akhteruzzaman Elias. He was born in the village of Gotia in Gaibandha District on 12 February in 1943...

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    Bangladesh Cultural Festival 2020 begins

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    The second edition of Bangladesh Cultural Festival 2020 commenced through a colourful inaugural ceremony held at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday...

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    Photos show grisly genocide against Rohingyas

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    A seven-day group photography exhibition titled ‘flash on Rohingya genocide’, that gives the viewers a glimpse of the harrowing experiences faced by the Rohingyas at the hands of the...

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    Mariah Carey first to score #1 hit in four different decades

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on January 03, 2020

    Pop diva Mariah Carey has had a long list of hits over the years, but her classic holiday song has helped her make history as...

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