Arts & Reviews

Sargam steps into 22 years

  The one and only regular musical magazine on music of Bangladesh, Sargam passed 21 years and stepped into 22 on October 1. To celebrate this, discussion, greetings exchange and a grand cultural programme was organised at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Discussion and photography exhibition on Shamsur Rahman

  On the occasion of the 88th birth anniversary of renowned Bangladeshi poet Shamsur Rahman, Bangladesh National Museum organised a discussion programme and photography exhibition of noted photojournalist MA Taher. The event was held on October 23 at National Museum. Information Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Jashim Ahmed’s film on Rohingyas in Italian film festival

  Jashim Ahmed’s latest production “A Pair of Sandal” based on the ongoing Rohingya crisis has inked its first international success. The film has been selected for the competitive section of the Naples Human Rights Film Festival. The festival will be Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Book on artist Alakesh Ghosh launched

  A book on renowned artist Alakesh Ghosh titled ‘Life and Works: ALAKESH GHOSH’ published by Cosmos Books was launched here on Sunday.   Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor unveiled the cover of the book at a ceremony at the Sufia Kamal Auditorium Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Celebrating 87th anniversary of Tagore visit to Russia at RCSC

  Russian Centre of Science & Culture (RCSC) in Dhaka, in cooperation with the Bangladeshi-Russian Friendship Society, Muktijuddho Academy, the Bangladesh Academy of Fine Arts (BAFA) and the Kanthashilon arranged a cultural event to mark the 87th anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Shabana and Javed to perform in Dhaka

  Shabana Azmi and her husband Bollywood’ music master Javed Akhter are to visit Dhaka with one of their most popular dramas. Blues Communications which invited Bollywood actor Nasiruddin Shah and his family earlier this year has undertaken the responsibilities to Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Film on Rohingyas at Tokyo Film Festival

  A film on Rohingyas has been selected in the competitive section of the 30th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) which will take place from Oct 25 to Nov 3 at Roppongi Hills, Tokyo, Japan. The film is titled Aqeerat from Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Shakoor’s Bengali identity and Ranjit’s pastoral voyage at Shilpangan

  For over a large span of his career, Abdus Shakoor has been working on folk motifs and ancient ballads. Folk ballads of Mymensingh-the famous Mahua and Malua love stories, Nakshi Kanthar Maath, Gazir Pata, Manasha Pata have found prominent places Thursday, October 19th, 2017

World this week

  The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia’s capital killed 276 people with around 300 others injured, the country’s information minister said on October 16. In a tweet, Abdirahman Osman called the attack “barbaric” and said countries including Turkey Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Nation this week

  The High Court instructed the government on October 16 to block for six months the links and gateways of online “Blue Whale Challenge” game, which is blamed across the world for suicides among its players. In response to a writ Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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