Art & Culture

Pitha Utsab held at IU

Cultural Correspondent A Pitha Utsab was held at Islamic University in Kushtia amid festivity on Wednesday. IU public administration department organised the event at the first floor of Mir Moshrraf Hossain academic building around 11:30am. The Pitha Utsab offered diverse traditional pithas like Puli, Bhapa, Chitai, Pakan, Pati Shapta, Dudh Chitai, Dhupi, Beni, Komola Shundori, […]

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Jibanananda’s birth anniv celebrated in Barishal

Cultural Correspondent Three-day Jibanananda Festival marking the 120th birth anniversary of poet Jibanananda Das concluded at Brojomohun College in Barishal city on Monday. Uttoron Sangskritik Sangathan, a Brojomohun College-based cultural-literary organisation, organised the festival. Principal of BM College professor Shafiqur Rahman Shikdar inaugurated the festival, which is featuring 30 stalls displaying books and traditional handicraft […]

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Baroque music enchants Ctg audience

Cultural Correspondent French music ensemble Son Ar Mein Consort and Chattogram-based Asian University for Women Choir entertained music lovers in Chattogram on Saturday at a programme held at the auditorium of Chittagong Club Limited. Alliance Francaise Chittagong organised the event in collaboration with Chittagong Club Limited. The programme was supported by Embassy of France and […]

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‘Synonyms’ takes top prize

Cultural Correspondent Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’, an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his origins after moving to Paris, won the Berlin Film Festival’s coveted Golden Bear award on Saturday. The film, a faintly comedic, semi-autobiographical study of identity and the ambivalence of national belonging, tells the story of Yoav, played by newcomer […]