Arts & Reviews

A multifaceted personality: Abu Zafar Obaidullah’s 14th death anniversary

Abu Zafar Obaidullah was a prolific poet and civil servant. He was also a literary critic. As a poet he belongs to both modernist and post-modernist schools of literature. His literary creations transcended the limits set by the early modern Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Bangabandhu’s birth anniversary and Nat’l Children’s Day observed at Bangla Academy

Bangla Academy celebrated 96th birth anniversary of the father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children’s Day elaborately on March 17.   Bangla Academy organised a discussion titled “Bangabandhu Kibhabe Amader Shadhinota Anechilen”. Profession Shamsuzzaman Khan, director general of Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Only the work is equal

Thousands of women are working in around 8500 brick kilns in Bangladesh. Every woman has a different story to tell, different destination written on their fate. Yet, all those ill-fated women working in different brick kilns have a similarity at Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Experimenting with Soft Reflections Watercolour workshop at Gallery Cosmos

Gallery Cosmos organised a three day watercolour workshop titled “Experimenting with Soft Reflections” at Cosmos Centre, Malibagh in the city. Veteran watercolourist Biren Shome conducted the workshop, and materials were provided by Gallery Cosmos. Renowned artist Mustafa Monowar inaugurated the Thursday, March 19th, 2015

A painter of eloquent silence

Ganesh Pyne’s second death anniversary observed   March 12 marked the second death anniversary of acclaimed Indian painter Ganesh Pyne, who effortlessly blended modernism with a traditional Indian style.   Pyne was born in 1937 in Kolkata. He used to paint since his childhood. Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Saurav Kumar performs at IGCC

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre organised a musical soiree by Dr. Saurav Kumar Nahar at Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre, Gulshan in the city. The artiste was accompanied by Iftekhar Alam Prodhan Dollar on tabla, Tinku Shil on harmonium, Ratul Basak and Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Ghazals evening by Kabir

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre will host an evening of Ghazals by one of Bangladesh’s most popular Ghazal singers Sheikh Jasim Uddin Kabir at Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre, Gulshan-1 in the city on March 21.   Sheikh Jasim Uddin Kabir was born in Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Francophonie Week: More than the Left Bank

French is spoken by 274 million people worldwide, and it is the official language of 32 countries. Every year on March 20, the French language and the values of solidarity and cultural dialogue promoted by Francophonie countries are celebrated across Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Russian film festival in city

Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Dhaka has organised a film festival from March 6 to April 24, marking the 70th anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War of Russian People. The festival is now on at Auditorium of Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Lello’s Love for Life

Angelo “Lello” Viesti is the son of Philipo and Vita Maria Viesti, born in the fertile and nutrient rich land of Altamura on March 15, 1964.  His parents first founded a company in the 1970’s that would eventually commit his Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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