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    Giant portrait of Mujib heightens anniversary fervour

    Agence France-Presse . Bhabanipur | Updated at 12:13am on March 07, 2021

    A giant portrait of Bangladesh’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman made from rice paddies has drawn hundreds of visitors as the country gears up to...

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    March 7 to be celebrated thru cultural, online events

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on March 07, 2021

    Different organisations will celebrate the anniversary of the historic speech delivered on March 7, 1971 by the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Suhrawardy...

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    Udichi observes 22nd anniv of blast tragedy

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:06am on March 07, 2021

    Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigoshthi observed the 22nd anniversary of Udichi blast tragedy organising a cultural protest programme at Shahbag in the capital on Saturday. On March...

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    Banksy takes credit for work at Oscar Wilde jail

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:18am on March 06, 2021

    martist Banksy on Thursday claimed responsibility for a painting on the wall of a former British prison that once held playwright Oscar Wilde. The artwork...

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    Priyabhashini’s third death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:15am on March 06, 2021

    Today is the third anniversary of death of the late Independence Award-winning freedom fighter and sculptor Ferdousi Priyabhashini. Ferdousi Priyabhashini was born on February 19,...

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    Forgotten mausoleum of Roman emperor Augustus reopens

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 11:00pm on March 04, 2021

    A newly renovated colossal mausoleum for the founder of the Roman empire Augustus has reopened to the public in the Italian capital after centuries of...

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    We need to develop art market in Bangladesh: Yasmin Jahan Nupur

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:51pm on March 04, 2021

    Artist Yasmin Jahan Nupur said that initiatives should be taken to develop an art market in Bangladesh so that artists can focus only on creating...

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    Miss Panama to accept transgender women from 2021

    Agence France-Presse . Panama City | Updated at 10:36am on March 03, 2021

    The Miss Panama organisation announced that starting this year, the pageant would include transgender women ‘who have completed all their legal and medical procedures’ in...

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    Bangabandhu-Youth Art Competition to begin on April 15

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on March 01, 2021

    Dhaka OIC Youth Capital 2020-21 Bangabandhu-Youth Art Competition is scheduled to be held from April 15 to April 30 virtually under the theme of parity...

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    Cultural show pays tribute to Language Movement martyrs

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:57pm on February 27, 2021

    Sammilita Abritti Parishad Chattogram paid tribute to Language Movement martyrs organising a cultural programme at the Gallery Auditorium of Theatre Institute Chattogram on Friday. The...

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