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    2-day lit conference under way at DIU

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 15, 2020

    A 2-day international literary conference with the theme ‘Postcolonial Perspectives: Language, Literature and Culture and the Global South’ began at the Dhanmondi campus of Daffodil...

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    PM vows to reach Bangladesh's art, culture on world stage

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:58am on February 03, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday inaugurated Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2020, saying that her government wanted to spread Bangladesh’s art,  culture and literature across the...

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    Kishoreganj-based artistes render ‘Pala Gaan’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:48pm on January 19, 2020

    Kishoreganj-based Islam Uddin Palakar Dol entertained the audience rendering traditional ‘Pala Gaan’ on Bangladesh Shilpakala premises on the 16th day of the on-going Bangladesh Cultural...

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    Cartoons narrate culture, daily life

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

    Architect-cartoonist Sajid Bin Doza has portrayed life of common people and vibrant culture of old Dhaka in his solo cartoon exhibition under way at Alliance...

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    UNGA adopts Bangladesh’s resolution ‘Culture of Peace’

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:01am on December 14, 2019

    The United Nations General Assembly, like every year, has unanimously adopted Bangladesh’s flagship resolution on the ‘Culture of Peace’. The permanent representative of Bangladesh to...

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    Can the art of muslin be revived?

    Mohaimenul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2019

    MUSLIN has been a cornerstone of the socio-economic history of Bengal for ages. It has been so ingrained in the Bengali culture and heritage that...

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    Paintings portray diverse ethnic cultures, lifestyles

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on November 29, 2019

    Acclaimed artist Kanak Chanpa Chakma has portrayed the diverse cultures and lifestyles of ethnic minority groups at a solo show under way at Edge Gallery...

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    The far right’s war on culture

    John Feffer | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2019

    THE far right is on a roll. Just a few years ago, liberals and conservatives would have considered its recent political victories a nightmare scenario....

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    Educationists blame culture of impunity

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on October 10, 2019

    Eminent educationists said Wednesday that BUET student Abrar Fahad Rabbi became a victim of murder due to rotten politics. They termed the murder in cold...

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    Gang culture to be wiped out from Dhaka: DMP chief

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2019

    Declaring a zero tolerance against gang culture, Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia on Saturday said it will be wiped out from the capital. ‘No...