Arts & Reviews

The Pioneer of Pacifism

  For decades, stories of the most courageous pacifist and political leader in South Asia have been told and retold in many a manner. Finally, a quality English translation of Bapu’s original memoirs by his friend and assistant Mahadev Desai, tell Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Rabindra Award-2017 conferred

  “Rabindra Award-2017” was officially handed over to Professor Hayat Mamud and Mita Haque on May 7 at the Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad Auditorium of Bangla Academy in the city. Bangla Academy conferred awards marking the 156th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Nashid Kamal presents Nazrul songs at National Museum

  Prominent Nazrul singer Nashid Kamal presented diverse Nazrul songs at Sufia Kamal auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on May 5. Bangladesh National Museum organised the programme as part of its regular monthly musical soiree. The range of songs included Padmar Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Shahidul Alam’s photo exhibition held at Bait Ur Rouf Mosque

  Innovative photographer Shahidul Alam’s much awaited photography exhibition ‘Embracing the Other’ was hosted in the precincts of the Bait Ur Rouf Mosque on May 8. The exhibition has been organised by Drik Picture Library. Designed with the aim at creating Thursday, May 18th, 2017

A Personal Reverence to Nature: Nasima Queenie’s solo show in Bhutan

  Feted Bangladeshi painter Nasima Khanam Queenie’ 8th solo art exhibition titled “One World” was inaugurated on May 2 at Hotel MIgmar in Bhutan. The exhibition was inaugurated by eminent Bhutanese artist Karma Wangdi. Noted Bhutanese artists Bishma and Rajesh were Thursday, May 18th, 2017

What exactly, does Emmanuel Macron stand for?

  Macron won the 2017 election with more than 65% of votes against Le Pen. He became the new president on May 7 after starting a new political movement just over a year ago. Sidelining the traditional political leaders and parties, Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Tolkien vs. Jackson: Differences in book and screenplay

  A brief analysis of the clashes between the high fantasy epic novels and the award-winning “Lord of the Rings” trilogy   The Lord of The Rings by J R R Tolkien has sold over 150 million copies worldwide. It is the second Thursday, May 11th, 2017

A new vision for education in the 21st century

  We are living in an increasingly globalized and first changing world of the 21st century which offers both opportunities as well as challenges. Societies everywhere are undergoing deep transformation, and this calls for new forms of education to develop our Thursday, May 11th, 2017

In remembrance of Lucky Akhand and Kazi Arif

  Singer-composer Lucky Akhand and elocutionist Kazi Arif were remembered at a commemorative programme which was recently held at the Sufia Kamal auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum.   Shilpito organised the programme where cultural personalities, poets, singers, dancers and others recalled the two Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Syed Abdullah Khalid critically ill

  The health condition of eminent artist cum sculptor Syed Abdullah Khalid is critical. He has been suffering from lung infection. He is also suffering from diabetes and breathing problem. He is now undergoing treatment at Central Hospital in the city. Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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