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    District-based artistes entertain Dhaka audience

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:20pm on January 06, 2020

    Artistes from Meherpur, Kurigram and Kushtia districts entertained the audience performing songs, dances, recitations and others at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka on the third...

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    Chitta Haldar remembered

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 09:56pm on January 05, 2020

    Freedom fighter-artist Chitta Haldar was remembered through a two-day programme held at Ashwini Kumar Hall in the Barishal city. Artist Chitta Haldar Reception Committee organised...

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    Louvre’s record numbers fall as museum tries to limit visitors

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:40pm on January 04, 2020

    The hordes flocking to the Louvre in Paris fell to 9.6 million in 2019 as the museum tried to limit overcrowding, its director said Friday....

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    Muktodhara pays tribute to Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on January 04, 2020

    Recitation troupe Muktodhara Sangskriti Charcha Kendra paid tribute to country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by dedicating a recitation production ‘Sheikh Mujib Amar Pita’ to...

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    Poush Mela begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on January 04, 2020

    A three-day Poush Mela featuring traditional pithas (cakes) and cultural shows commenced on Bangla Academy premises in Dhaka on Saturday. Poush Mela Udjapon Parishad in...

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    An evening with Tagore’s poems

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    Artistes of recitation troupe Swarachito entertained the audience reciting popular poems penned by Noble laureate Rabindranath Tagore at Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of Sufia Kamal...

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    Akhteruzzaman Elias’s 23rd death anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    Today is the 23rd death anniversary of novelist, short story writer Akhteruzzaman Elias. He was born in the village of Gotia in Gaibandha District on...

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    Bangladesh Cultural Festival 2020 begins

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    The second edition of Bangladesh Cultural Festival 2020 commenced through a colourful inaugural ceremony held at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on...

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    China’s incense makers toil ahead of Lunar New Year

    Agence France-Presse . Zayton | Updated at 12:00am on January 02, 2020

    Dozens of workers toil through the night coating thin lengths of bamboo in herbs, spices and richly coloured powders to create incense sticks that are...

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    Shawkat Osman’s 103rd birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 02, 2020

    Today is the 103rd birth anniversary of novelist and short story writer Sheikh Azizur Rahman, popularly known as Shawkat Osman. Family members of Osman will...

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