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    Oscars museum delayed again as pandemic grips Los Angeles

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:20pm on December 19, 2020

    The long-awaited opening of Los Angeles’ Oscars museum was postponed again Friday due to the pandemic, with officials saying its scheduled April debut would be...

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    Bangabandhu Memorial Museum, Nat’l Museum of India ink MoU

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:53pm on December 17, 2020

    Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Museum, Dhaka and National Museum, New Delhi have signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday, said...

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    Cultural organisations celebrate Victory Day

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:52pm on December 17, 2020

    Different state-run organisations and cultural troupes celebrated the 50th Victory Day organising colourful programmes on Wednesday. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Bangladesh National Museum, Bangla Academy, Sammilita...

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    Denmark’s top art school head sacked over royal bust stunt

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 11:01pm on December 15, 2020

    The head of Denmark’s top art school has been sacked over the drowning of a bust of a former king in a Copenhagen canal, the...

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    Cultural orgs observe Martyred Intellectuals Day

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:46pm on December 14, 2020

    Cultural organisations observed Martyred Intellectuals Day organising programmes at different venues and placing floral wreaths at the memorials of martyred intellectuals at Mirpur and Rayerbazar...

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    Liberation War Museum arranges Victory Day fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on December 13, 2020

    Liberation War Museum has organised a weeklong online festival celebrating the Victory Day. The event, titled Bijoy Utsab 2020, commenced on December 10. The museum...

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    Shilpakala Academy celebrates Nabanna

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:51pm on December 13, 2020

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy celebrated Nabanna – the traditional Bengali harvest celebration – through discussion and cultural show at its National Theatre Hall on Sunday. The...

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    Rashid Choudhury’s 34th death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on December 12, 2020

    Today is the 34th anniversary of death of Ekushey Padak-winning artist Rashid Choudhury. Rashid Choudhury, who introduced and popularised tapestry as a fine art form...

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    Begum Rokeya: Commemorating women’s rights pioneer

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:28pm on December 08, 2020

    Artistes from different fraternities said that Begum Rokeya was the torchbearer of the movements for women’s equal rights and women’s education that began in the...

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    Bangladeshi weavers win world crafts council award

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on December 08, 2020

    Bangladeshi weavers named Anwar Hossain and Mohammad Sajib from Rupganj, Narayanganj have jointly won the World Crafts Council Award of Excellence for Handicrafts in South...

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