Miscellany

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    Muhammad Samad receives Chinese honour

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 09:46pm on January 26, 2020

    Poet Muhammad Samad has received the ‘The Prizes 2018: The International Best Poet’ Award. The International Poetry Translation and Research Centre (IPTRC) of Greek Academy...

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    Kalparoop stages ‘Janani Mrinmoyee’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2020

    Recitation troupe Kalparoop staged its production ‘Janani Mrinmoyee’ at Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday. The production, compiled and directed by Nazmul...

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    Waheedul Haque’s 13th death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2020

    Today is the 13th death anniversary of late cultural activist and journalist Waheedul Haque. Admirers of Waheedul Haque will pay tribute to him rendering songs...

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    Weinstein rape trial told of sexual assault ‘myths’

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:02am on January 26, 2020

    A forensic psychiatrist told Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial Friday that victims of sexual assault commonly remain in contact with their attacker for years after the...

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    Cirque du Soleil cancels shows in China over coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Montreal | Updated at 12:01am on January 26, 2020

    The iconic Canadian acrobatic troupe Cirque du Soleil announced Thursday that its shows in Hangzhou, China is canceled due to concerns over a coronavirus outbreak...

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    Jolforing pays tribute to Jibanananda Das

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 11:58pm on January 25, 2020

    Barishal-based socio-cultural organisation Jolforing paid tribute to poet Jibanananda Das organising a programme in Barishal city on Friday. The programme, titled ‘Timir Hanoner Gaan’, was...

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    Ethnic minority artistes enchant audience on concluding day

    Tanzil Rahaman . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 11:57pm on January 25, 2020

    Artistes from different ethnic minority communities entertained the audience performing traditional dances on the concluding day of two-day Beach Festival 2020 at Laboni Point of...

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    Curtain lifts on Beach Cultural Fest 2020

    Tanzil Rahaman . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2020

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy lifted curtain on a two-day cultural festival at Laboni Point of Cox’s Bazar beach on Friday. The festival titled ‘Beach Cultural Festival...

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    Padatik celebrates 42nd founding anniv

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2020

    Renowned theatre troupe Padatik Natya Sangsad (TSC) celebrated its 42nd founding anniversary organising a programme at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Tuesday....

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    Beach Cultural Fest 2020 begins January 24

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2020

    The first Beach Cultural Festival 2020 will be held from January 24 to 25 on Cox’s Bazar beach. Over 500 artistes from across the country...

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