Miscellany

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    In conversation with Kazi Nasir Mamun

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 11:21pm on December 01, 2020

    Kazi Nasir Mamun has been writing poems since the late ‘90s. He has published four collections of poems including Lakshindarer Gaan, Ashruparban, Kaak Tar Bhorer...

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    Quamrul Hassan’s 98th birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:19pm on December 01, 2020

    Today is the 98th anniversary of birth of the late eminent artist Quamrul Hassan, who was called Patua for his fascination with age-old traditions that...

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    Legendary director of Pushkin Museum dies with coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:18pm on December 01, 2020

    Irina Antonova -- the veteran curator of Moscow’s Pushkin Museum who strove to promote modern art in Russia -- has died at the age of...

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    Japan ‘Super Mario’ theme park to open in February

    Agence France-Presse . Japan | Updated at 10:28pm on November 30, 2020

    The first ever ‘Super Mario’ theme park will open in February, Universal Studios Japan said on Monday. Featuring a real-life Bowser’s Castle and an interactive...

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    Photographer Anwar Hossain’s 2nd death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on November 30, 2020

    Today is the second anniversary of death of the late renowned photographer, cinematographer and freedom fighter Anwar Hossain. Anwar Hossain was born on October 6,...

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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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    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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    Rabiul Husain’s 1st death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 26, 2020

    Today is the first anniversary of death of the late Ekushey Padak-winning acclaimed poet and architect Rabiul Husain. Liberation War Museum will place floral wreath...

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    Five to receive Wrishiz Padak

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:08pm on November 25, 2020

    Cultural organisation Wrishiz Shilpi Goshti will honour five individuals with Wrishiz Padak at a programme scheduled to be held at the Music and Dance Centre...

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    Cabinet approves draft of film artistes’ welfare trust law

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:10pm on November 24, 2020

    The cabinet, with prime minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair, approved the draft of the Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Welfare Trust Act-2020 on Monday to ensure...

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