Arts & Reviews

Art exhibition to bolster Sino-Bangla bonding through arts

  An art exhibition with artworks derived from a recent Sino-Bangla art camp was held at the Garden Gallery of Cosmos Foundation Chairman Enayetullah Khan’s residence on Thursday.   Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor attended the programme as the chief guest, while Chinese Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Artist Shahabuddin’s artworks showcased at India’s Rashtrapati Bhavan

  Renowned Bangladeshi artist Shahabuddin Ahmed recently held an art exhibition at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi at the invitation of Indian President Shri Pranab Mukherjee.   The solo show titled Shanti, or peace, was inaugurated on February 18 and ran till February Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Terracotta Fair and Exhibition an attempt to revive dying heritage

  For 38-year-old Ratan Chandra Pal, his first visit to Dhaka was an eye-opening experience. The dynamic nature of urban life was something the Jamalpur-native had only heard of from his friends. His primary occupation also happens to be a slow-selling Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

“Junk Art” exhibition transforms scrap to usable goodies

  A three-day exhibition titled “Junk Art” was featured in Space Apt, Gulshan, where each of the items had been upcycled by reusing regular objects/scraps and transformed into modern, industrial household functional pieces.   Organised by designers Farhan Rabbany and Nabila Rahman, who Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Short film sheds light on the agony of child marriage

  When girls of her age would be busy playing with dolls, Mita, an adolescent, was forced to get all gussied up for her wedding day.   The teenage girl, who loved to make and fly beautiful kites, has fallen prey to the Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Preema performs ‘Sotta’ at Nat’l Performance Art Festival

  Nazia Andaleeb Preema’s solo performance ‘Sotta’ (soul) was held at the National Performance Art Festival in the city on February 18.   ‘Sotta’ was performed at the National Music and Dance Building Lobby of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on the last day Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Art beyond boundaries

  As part of the continuous process, Flame Arts---an art promotional organisation recently arranged a group exhibition where five Nepalese artists with twelve Bangladeshi talented artists have taken part with their contemporary works, demonstrating different types of media, techniques, genre of Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

An evening of Hindustani classical vocal music in city

  Indira Gandhi Culture Centre recently oraganised ‘An Evening of Hindustani Classical Vocal Music’ by eminent classical vocalist of Bangladesh Anil Kumar Saha, at Sufia Kamal Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum in the city.   Anil Kumar Saha made a soulful presentation of the Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Dana Majhi’s story across 20 districts

  Babul Hridoy the director of short film “Dana Majhi” is now all set to take his films to all the eight major divisional cities of the country. Before next month the film will have reached twenty districts of the country. Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

A man of many layers

  Nurul Momen, is also known as Natyaguru or the pioneer of modern Bangla drama. He was a professor, educationist, playwright, director, actor, Belles letters writer, satirist, personal essayist, humorist, acclaimed orator, lawyer, broadcaster, philanthropist and essayist of Bangladesh.   February 16 marked Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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