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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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    Ustad Shahadat Hossain Khan dies of COVID-19

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 04:48pm on November 29, 2020

    Ekushey Padak-winning classical music maestro Ustad Shahadat Hossain Khan died of COVID-19 on Saturday night at a hospital in the capital. He was 62. His...

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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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    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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    Beyonce, Swift, Lipa lead Grammy nods

    Agence France-Press . New York | Updated at 10:41pm on November 27, 2020

    Pop queen Beyonce on Tuesday led the Grammys pack with nine nominations, as music prepares to celebrate its hitmakers in a year that saw the...

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    Online music fest pays tribute to Mujib

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on November 27, 2020

    Artistes are paying tribute to the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in a week-long online music show organised by Government Music College. The college...

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    People mourn Madonna’s death mistaking for Maradona

    Online Desk | Updated at 11:42am on November 27, 2020

    Parts of the non-footballing world prematurely mourned the death of Madonna after mistaking news of Maradona’s passing as the death of the queen of pop,...

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    Bangladeshi-US scientist launches music video to face ‘uncertain times’

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:36pm on November 26, 2020

    Monolina Binny, a Bangladeshi-US scientist, has launched a Bangla music video titled ‘Ami Alo’ or ‘I am light’ in her efforts to instill everyone into...

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    Mechanix celebrates 15th founding anniv

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:38pm on November 23, 2020

    Popular heavy metal band Mechanix celebrated its 15th founding anniversary releasing a song, titled ‘Malanchitra’, on music streaming platform Gaan App on Monday. Mechanix began...

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    Mobarak Hossain Khan’s first death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:37pm on November 23, 2020

    Today is the first anniversary of death of the late Independence Award and Ekushey Padak-winning musicologist, musician and writer Mobarak Hossain Khan. Mobarak Hossain Khan...

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