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    In conversation with Shamset Tabrejee

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 11:11pm on December 21, 2020

    Poet-painter Shamset Tabrejee’s first book of poems was published in 1992. However, his poems began to appear in various little magazines and dailies back in...

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    Govt to restore Panam Nagar

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on December 21, 2020

    The government has taken an initiative to restore the famous historical site of the Panam Nagar, which was established in the late 19th century as...

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    Sadhan Ghosh named for Rabindra Award 2020

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:01pm on December 21, 2020

    Academic and Tagore singer Sadhan Ranjan Ghosh has been named the winner of Rabindra Award 2020, said a press release.  Bangla Academy has been honouring...

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    Kazi Hablu appointed Shilpakala’s music dept director

    Cultural Correspondent  | Updated at 05:12pm on December 21, 2020

    Acclaimed musician Kazi Hablu has been appointed as the director for the music department of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy recently. The academy public relations officer Hasan...

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    Abdul Kader tests positive for COVID-19

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:40pm on December 21, 2020

    Ailing actor Abdul Kader has been tested positive for COVID-19. He was admitted to Evercare Hospital in the capital on Sunday night after returning from...

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    Glimpses into history of 1971 at National Museum

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:48pm on December 20, 2020

    An exhibition displaying firearms, memorabilia from 1971 along with photographs portraying the life and works of the country’s founding president, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, is under way at Nalinikanta Bhattasali Gallery of the...

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    Online music event celebrates Mujib’s birth centenary, Victory Day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on December 20, 2020

    Bangladesh Rabindra Sangeet Shilpi Sangstha is celebrating Victory Day and birth centenary of country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman organising a four-day online music...

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    Graffiti explodes across pandemic-era New York

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:45pm on December 20, 2020

    Graffiti -- part of New York’s history for over 50 years -- is flourishing during the coronavirus pandemic, a sign of decadence for some, but vitality for others. As dusk becomes nightfall, graffiti artist Saynosleep takes a quick look...

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    Abdul Gafur Hali’s 4th death anniversary today

    | Updated at 10:44pm on December 20, 2020

    Today is the fourth anniversary of death of the late eminent lyricist, composer and singer Abdul Gafur Hali. Abdul Gafur Hali, also known as Gafur Hali Maizbhandari, was born...

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    Selim Morshed receives Loke Literary Award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on December 20, 2020

    Fiction writer Selim Morshed received Loke Literary Award 2019 at a programme held at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on Saturday. The award was introduced by literary magazine Loke in 2009. Loke has...