Art & Culture

Money can’t make an Ukil Munshi: Mustafa Jabbar

Cultural Correspondent Planning Minister MA Mannan inaugurated the festival while Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar, and MP Rebeka Mumin, attended the function A day-long baul festival commemorating renowned mystic singer and song composer Ukil Munshi was held at the Adorsanagar Shahid Smriti College of Mohanganj upazila in Netrakona yesterday. Planning Minister MA […]

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Two-day int’l music festival held at JnU

Cultural Correspondent A two-day international music festival titled ‘Tritiyo Sangeet Utsab 2019’ (Third Music Festival 2019) concluded at Jagannath University (JnU) in the capital on Thursday. JnU vice-chancellor Professor Dr Mizanur Rahman inaugurated the festival while State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid attend the closing ceremony as the chief guest on Thursday. Organised by […]

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Bangladesh-India launch Boishako for book publication

Cultural Correspondent A Bangladeshi publishing house Anyaprokash Publications Limited and Indian book publisher Patra Bharati have jointly launched “Boishako” (book bridge) to facilitate exchange of literary books between the two countries. Under the joint initiative, Anyaprokash Publications Limited will publish books by Indian writers in Bangladesh and Patra Bharati will reciprocate by publishing books of […]

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Joint-venture play Jalkumari premiered

Cultural Correspondent Bangladeshi theatre troupe Methopath and Indian theatre troupe Sahajpath Theatre premiered a joint-venture play Jalkumari at Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Monday. Written and directed by Bangladeshi playwright-director Debashish Ghosh, the play is based on folk ballads and depicts that the fate of women in patriarchal society that has not […]

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Prangonemor to stage four plays in eight districts

Cultural Correspondent Theatre troupe Prangonemor is touring eight districts of the country with four of its acclaimed plays. The troupe will stage Irsha, Condemned Cell, Hasonjaner Raja and Aurangzeb in Dhaka, Sylhet, Rajshahi, Cumilla, Rangpur, Sirajganj, Madaripur and Joypurhat. The troupe staged Irsha on Tuesday at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST). Written by […]

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National convention of JRSSP concludes

Cultural Correspondent The three-day 38th national convention of Jatiyo Rabindra Sangeet Sammelan Parishad (JRSSP) ended with an award and certificate distribution ceremony on Sunday at the open field of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The organisation honoured Shylet-based octogenarian Dhamail singer Sushama Das with Rabindra Padak at the closing ceremony. The concluding day’s programme began with JRSSP […]