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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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    Art blooms in gritty Dakar neighbourhood

    Agence France-Presse . Dakar | Updated at 10:46pm on January 19, 2020

    Mamadou Boye Diallo, an art curator with a penchant for heart-shaped glasses, calls Dakar’s working-class Medina neighbourhood an open-air museum. Flitting on rollerblades between colourful murals...

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    Painting found on Italian museum wall is stolen Klimt

    Agence France-Presse . Piacenza | Updated at 11:01pm on January 18, 2020

    A painting found stashed inside a wall at an Italian museum has been confirmed as the stolen ‘Portrait of a Lady’ by Austria’s Gustav Klimt,...

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    Traditional village fair, marble contest held in Agoiljhara

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 10:59pm on January 18, 2020

    A 240-year old village fair, featuring marble contest, was held at Ramanander Aak village under Rajihar union of Agoiljhara upazila in Barishal recently. People and...

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    An evening of visual treat at Chhayanaut

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on January 18, 2020

    Dance lovers were in for a treat at Chhaynaut Nritya Utsab 1426, which featured diverse classical dance forms performed by renowned and upcoming dancers, at...

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