Art & Culture

Anjan Dutt to stage play in Dhaka

Cultural Correspondent West Bengali singer-songwriter, film director, and actor AnjanDutt is scheduled to stage his play “Salesman’er Shongshar” in the capital’s Bangladesh Shishu Academy on July 9, “This is the first time I am coming to Dhaka to act on stage in a play. Along with my play, another book about me written by Sajjad […]

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Long live Leonardo Da Vinci

Cultural Reporter After months of tensions between the governments of France and Italy, Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Sergio Mattarella joined Thursday to pay tribute to the great Renaissance master Leonardo Da Vinci. On the 500th anniversary of his death, the two Heads of State moved to the town of Amboise, in the central valley of […]

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Photographs depict scenic beauty, wildlife

TanzilRahaman ‘Glimpses of Photography’, four-day group exhibition features a total of 60 photographs by Renowned photographers Mahbubuzzaman, QuaziRownaq Hossain and Rashid Zaman concluded at the Zainul Gallery of Faculty of Fine Arts of Dhaka University last week. The photographs were captured between 1953 and 2019. Education minister DrDipu Moni inaugurated the exhibition on April 24. […]

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Shonibar Bikel wins awards at Moscow Film Fest

Cultural Correspondent Mostafa Sarwar Farooki’s Shonibar Bikel won two independent jury awards at the 41st Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF). The film, which has not yet got censor certificate in the country, won Russian Federation of Film Critics Jury Prize and the Kommersant Prize, on Wednesday. Bangladesh Film Censor Board earlier banned the film’s release, […]

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Musical theatre presents stories of two women

Cultural Correspondent Stories and struggles, commitments and sacrifices, defeats and fights of two women living in different continents and periods were featured in Theatre Art Unit’s new musical SutaySutay Hannah O Shapla. The musical play, loosely following the traditional pala form, was premiered to the acclaim of the audience on Friday at Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium […]

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IU students stage street play

Cultural Correspondent Students of Islamic University in Kushtia staged a street play titled, ‘Bichar Chai’, on IU campus on Saturday demanding justice for Nusrat Jahan Rafi, who passed away on April 10 at Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s burn unit. Nusrat, a student of Feni’s Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrassah, was set afire on April 6 […]