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    South African teens fight gun crime with radio

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    Every week a group of bubbly South African teens crowd into a studio to play hip-hop music and trade views on the scourge of neighbourhood...

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    Chhayanaut’s Nazrul fest begins July 25

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    Cultural organisation Chhayanaut will pay tribute to national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam organising a two-day festival. The festival will commence on Thursday at the auditorium...

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    K-Pop World Fest at Shilpakala on July 27

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    The preliminary stage of 5th K-Pop World Festival will be held in Dhaka on July 27 at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy....

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    Tagore, Nazrul and Sukanta recalled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore, national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam and eminent poet-playwright Sukanta Bhattacharya were recalled at a programme held at Sufia Kamal auditorium...

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    Brazil’s new performing arts chief in anti-left ‘crusade’

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on July 23, 2019

    Creating a ‘cultural war machine’ in Brazil’s performing arts is renowned theater director Roberto Alvim’s mission as he seeks to eradicate progressive ideas from the...

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    ‘Game of Thrones’ cast defend final season at Comic-Con

    Agence France-Presse . San Diego | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    The ‘Game of Thrones’ cast leapt to the defence of its much-maligned final season in front of a boisterous crowd at San Diego Comic-Con on...

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    Chhayanaut celebrates Rabindranath Tagore

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    Cultural organisation Chhayanaut paid tribute to Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore organising a two-day Rabindra Utsab at its auditorium in Dhanmondi. The two-day festival began...

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    Kanthashilan holds solo recitation show

    Md Mehedi Hassan | Updated at 12:00am on July 18, 2019

    Recitation troupe Kanthashilan organised a solo recitation show featuring performance by its president recitation artiste Golam Sarwar at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Seven to receive Shilpakala Padak 2018

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy will honour seven individuals with Shilpakala Padak 2018 for their contributions to numerous fields of art and culture. The names of Shilpakala...

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    Altaf Mahmud, Sheikh Luthfur Rahman recalled

    Md Mehedi Hassan | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    Late eminent singers, composers and cultural activists Altaf Mahmud and Sheikh Luthfur Rahman were recalled through a commemorative programme held at Shawkat Osman Auditorium...

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