Arts & Reviews

Completing the Trinity

  Although the Meghna river flows completely inside Bangladesh, it is a vital part of the Subcontinent’s transboundary river basins   The Meghna river is one of the three largest rivers in Bangladesh. It’s the downstream of combined flows of two others largest Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Tagore remembered through music at BSA

  Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy recently observed the 76th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore at the Auditorium of National Music and Dance Center of Bangaldesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA). Liaquat Ali Lucky, director general of BSA presided over the session which was participated Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Kamal Ahmed performs at National Museum

  Bangladesh National Musuem organised solo musical evening of noted media personality and reputed Tagore singer Kamal Ahmed at Sufia Kamal Auditorium on the occasion of Rabindranath Tagore’s Death Anniversary on August 6.  The musical night was designed after Tagore’s rains Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Maverick and Spiritualist

  SM Sultan’s 94th birth anniversary   SM Sultan was born in 1923 in Masimdia, Narail district. After merely five years of schooling in Victoria Collegiate School in Narail, he joined his father to work as a mason. At one stage, he joined Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Kamruzzaman’s voyage through ambivalent human world

  The artist gets Bhashasainik Gaziul Haque Award for printmaking   Isolation and tranquility are two vital apparatus in the works of Kamruzzaman, one of the noted contemporary Bangladeshi printmakers. His works delve deep into complexity of human life and he has made Saturday, August 19th, 2017


  Bangabandhu was our window to the world. In his presence, we felt tall in international councils, for he spoke for us in all his self-esteem. He was a statesman whose interactions with other statesmen, with other heads of state and Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

The works of an artist extraordinaire

  A review of Maksuda Iqbal Nipa’s “Episodes of Her Gaze” by Cosmos Books   In his foreword, Emmy and Oscar winner Dr Jim Frazier wrote that after meeting artist Maksuda Iqbal Nipa, “her stupendous work appealed to something very primal, very innate Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

SAMUDRAGUPTA – The Making of an Emperor

  During his four decades of rule Samudragupta transformed a 4th century north east Indian kingdom into a sprawling empire.  He was the fourth ruler of the Gupta dynasty. This historical novel allows us an enticing glimpse with a degree of Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Laisa Ahmed Lisa performs at National Museum

  IGCC organised an evening of Rabindra Sangeet by Laisa Ahmed Lisa at Kabi Sufia Kamal Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum, Shahbagh in the city. The musical soiree was held on August 9.   Laisa Ahmed Lisa is a Rabindra Sangeet singer of very Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Animesh Aich’s ‘Voyangkor Sundor’ premiered

  Based on Moti Nandi’s short story titled ‘Joler Ghurni O Bokbok Shobdo’, Voyangkor Sundor is now on at 28 cineplexes in the country. Though there are at least a hundred more cineplexes in the country for Bangla films, the director Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
  • National
  • International