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    3-day online lit fest under way

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:06pm on March 13, 2021

    The English department of Jahangirnagar University lifted the curtain on a three-day online literary festival titled ‘English JUbilee Lit Fest 2021’ marking its golden jubilee...

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    Liberation War Museum celebrating its silver, country’s golden jubilee

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:04pm on March 13, 2021

    Liberation War Museum is celebrating its silver jubilee and the country’s golden jubilee organising various programmes in hybrid format. The announcement was made at a...

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    Anyadin celebrates silver jubilee

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on March 13, 2021

    Fortnightly magazine Anyadin celebrated its silver jubilee organising a colourful programme at Samson H Chowdhury Centre of Dhaka Club on Saturday. The programme featured discussion,...

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    Netflix may enforce new rule against users sharing passwords

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:47am on March 13, 2021

    Streaming television colossus Netflix on Friday was dabbling with more strictly enforcing its rule against sharing passwords with people living elsewhere, according to US media...

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    Art world rocked as digital ‘NFT’ work fetches $69.3mn

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:25am on March 13, 2021

    A digital collage by American artist Beeple sold Thursday for a record $69.3 million at Christie’s auctioneers, as virtual art rapidly establishes itself as a...

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    From ‘Minecraft’ to ‘Valheim’, Sweden conquers gaming world

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 12:24am on March 13, 2021

    Sweden has given the world music stars like ABBA and Robyn, but its biggest cultural export these days is video games, which now rival the...

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    Jatiya Shishu Utsab 2021 begins

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:31pm on March 12, 2021

    Jatiya Shishu Utsab 2021 began on Friday at the National Art Gallery Auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The two-day festival has been organised by Shilpabritta...

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    Creative Media Industry Skills Council launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on March 11, 2021

    National Skills Development Authority, a wing under the Prime Minister’s Office, inaugurated a designated council for creative skills training and development, titled Creative Media Industry...

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    International Women’s Day celebrated thru cultural shows

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:45pm on March 08, 2021

    Artistes and cognoscenti observed International Women’s Day 2021 through discussions and cultural shows held at different venues in Dhaka on Monday. Bangladesh Abritti Samannay Parishad...

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    Qayyum Chowdhury’s birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:32pm on March 08, 2021

    Today is the 89th anniversary of birth of the late eminent artist Qayyum Chowdhury. Qayyum Chowdhury, born on March 9, 1932 in Feni, spent his...

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