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    Nrityashilpi Sangstha holds dance evening at Shilpakala

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 11:04pm on March 31, 2021

    Dancers celebrated the birth centenary of the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the golden jubilee of country’s independence performing diverse dance recitals at...

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    Pahela Baishakh celebrations on limited scale if COVID-19 condition improves

    Rakib Hasan and Tanzil Rahman | Updated at 11:06pm on March 30, 2021

    Pahela Baishakh celebrations will be held on a limited scale if the COVID-19 situation improves while there are plans to air a special programme on...

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    Novera Ahmed’s birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 29, 2021

    Today is the sixth anniversary of death of the eminent sculptor Novera Ahmed, who is considered the first modern sculptor in Bangladesh. Born on March...

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    Cultural orgs celebrate golden jubilee of independence

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:59pm on March 27, 2021

    Cultural organisations celebrated the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence organising diverse programmes on Friday. The Bangla Academy, Bangladesh National Museum, Liberation War Museum, Chhayanaut...

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    Tokyo enjoys cherry blossoms despite virus warning

    Agence France-Presse. Tokyo | Updated at 10:56pm on March 27, 2021

    People in Tokyo flocked to admire cherry blossoms in full bloom at parks, shrines and rivers on Friday, despite coronavirus warnings against holding traditional parties...

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    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Jatiya Abritti Padak introduced

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:55pm on March 27, 2021

    Bangladesh Abritti Samannay Parishad has introduced Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Jatiya Abritti Padak marking the birth centenary of the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and...

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    Rarely seen Paris Van Gogh sells for over 13 m euros

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:53pm on March 27, 2021

    One of the few paintings by Vincent Van Gogh still in private hands sold for more than 13 million euros at auction Thursday, Sotheby’s said....

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    Liberation War Museum celebrates 25th anniversary

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 10:43pm on March 23, 2021

    Liberation War Museum celebrated its 25th founding anniversary organising a programme at its auditorium on Monday. Liberation War Museum member secretary Sara Zaker and members...

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    Syrians blocked from Zoom, Netflix

    Agence France-Presse . Damascus | Updated at 11:38pm on March 19, 2021

    Virtual platforms like Netflix and Zoom have emerged as lifelines for a pandemic-hit world forced indoors, but in sanctioned Syria where both websites are blocked,...

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    Mamata Shankar holds dance workshop in Dhaka

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:30pm on March 19, 2021

    Renowned Indian dancer Mamata Shankar conducted a dance workshop at the Experimental Theatre Hall of the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday, said a press release....

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