Arts & Reviews

A landscape of Bangladeshi art

Group art exhibition at Gallery Chayamachi in Osaka   Gallery Chayamachi, Osaka in Japan recently organised a group exhibition, representing several Bangladeshi artists of different periods. Famed cerebral artist Mohammad Iqbal curated the show.   Among the participating painters of the exposition, Farida Zaman Thursday, August 13th, 2015

A homage to folk king late Abdul Alim

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre recently organised a folk musical soiree which was dedicated to the folk king late Abdul Alim. Nurjahan Alim Tuni, daughter of Abdul Alim rendered a number of folk songs at the event. Promising singer Shajed Fatemi Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Gaariwala eyes Washington as its next target

‘Gaariwala’s’ magical run continues as it now looks towards the US capital Washington D.C for recognition. In the ‘Eighth Columbia George International Film Festival (CGIFF)’ the movie has been selected for screening today in its ‘full-length motion picture’ category. The Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Mamata Shankar talks about Pandit Uday Shankar

Indira Gandhi Culture Centre (IGCC) organised a lecture by internationally acclaimed dancer Mamata Shankar on her father late Pandit Uday Shankar on August 7 at the IGCC, Gulshan in city.   Mamata Shankar, daughter of legendary Indian dancer Uday Shankar and Amala Thursday, August 13th, 2015

A man of many hues

Qazi Motahar Hossain’s 118th birth anniversary observed   July 30 marked the 118th birth anniversary of Qazi Motahar Hossain, a preeminent author, scientist, statistician, mathematician and journalist of the country. He had intimate friendship with poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, Kazi Abdul Odud. Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Runa Laila heads to Gurukul

Kolkata’s musical reality show ‘Great Music Gurukul’ has invited nightingale singer Runa Laila as a mentor for its finale. Runa Laila left for India on July 31 to take part in the show. The show is aired on entertainment channel Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Poet Aminur Rahman receives ‘Heaven Horse Award’ in Mongolia

Acclaimed poet Aminur Rahman from Bangladesh has been awarded ‘Heaven Horse Award’ by the Mongolian Academy of Culture and Poetry in Mongolia for his contribution towards and development of world literature. This award has been given to him by B Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Humayun Ahmed: The literary wizard 3rd death anniversary observed

July 19 marked the third death anniversary of one of our most beloved writers and novelists Humayun Ahmed. He wrote books amounting to well over two hundred.   With the publishing of his first book, “Nondito Noroke” in 1972, Humayun Ahmed came Thursday, July 30th, 2015

‘Noiboddo’ blends classical and modernism

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSK) and Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts (BIPA) jointly organised a dance programme at the National Music and Dance Centre Auditorium of BSK in the city on July 26. Under the title, “Noiboddo”, the programme featured twelve Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Dola Banerjee and Belayet Hossain enthrall audience at IGCC

Indira Gandhi Culture Centre organised an evening of Rabindra Sangeet by Indian Tagore artiste Dola Bandopadhyay. Bangladeshi elocutionist Belayet Hossain also recited at the event. The programme was held on July 25 at the IGCC, Gulshan in the city.   Dola Bandopadhyay Thursday, July 30th, 2015
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