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    Abdur Razzaque’s birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2019

    Today is the 87th birth anniversary of late eminent artist Abdur Razzaque, who pioneered establishing the department of sculpture in the then Government Institute of...

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    Hong Kong’s candyman turns sweets into an art form

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2019

    Using a pair of scissors, a blow pipe and small metal tools, Hong Kong shopkeeper Louis To whittles a chunk of molten sugar into a...

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    Syed Jahangir remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2019

    Ekushey Padak winning  painter and former director of fine art, Bangladesh Art Academy, Syed Jahangir was recalled at a commemorative programme held at Gallery Chitrak...

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    Cosplayers’ take to the streets at Halloween

    Agence France-Presse . Lucca, Italy | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2019

    In the days around Halloween, a visitor to the scenic Tuscan city of Lucca might be forgiven for thinking the locals are a bit larger...

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    Muktabak stages Biday De Ma Ghure Ashi

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 02, 2019

    TSC-based recitation troupe Muktabak staged its acclaimed production Biday De Ma Ghure Ashi at Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of Sufia Kamal National Public Library...

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    Kalim Sharafi’s death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 02, 2019

    Today is the ninth death anniversary of late renowned cultural activist-Tagore artiste Kalim Sharafi. Kalim Sharafi, regarded as one of the best Tagore singers in...

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    Government disregards Udichi at home, aboard: Kamal Lohani

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on October 30, 2019

    Cultural activist Kamal Lohani said on Tuesday that the government was showing disregard to cultural organisation Udichi in home and aboard. ‘The government is...

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    Kalidas recalled at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 30, 2019

    Friends, well-wishers and peers recalled recently demised artist Kalidas Karmakar at a commemorative programme held at the auditorium of National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala...

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    Udichi celebrates 51st founding anniversary

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 30, 2019

    Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigosthi celebrated its 51st founding anniversary by organising programmes across the country on Tuesday. In Dhaka, Udichi central committee arranged a programme at...

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    ‘Christ Mocked’ fetches 24m euros

    Agence France-Presse . Senlis | Updated at 12:00am on October 29, 2019

    A rare masterpiece by Italian early Renaissance master Cimabue that was discovered in a French kitchen was sold on Sunday for 24 million euros ($26.6...

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