Art & Culture

Bangabandhu Utsab held at BSA

Cultural Correspondent Renowned artistes from across the country entertained the audience presenting popular songs at Bangabandhu Utsab held at Nandan Mancha of Bangladesh Shilpkala Academy on Friday. The day-long festival was organised by Bengali Sangskritik Bandhan, a platform of 27 cultural organisations, marking the 99th birth anniversary of country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The […]

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Happy Days staged at Natmandal

Cultural Correspondent Two shows of Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days, a production by the French Embassy, was staged on Friday at Natmandal of Dhaka University. Translated by Kabir Chowdhury and ShahinKabir and adapted and edited jointly by Shuvashis Sinha and Jyoti Sinha, the play, like most other Beckett plays, is a take on the absurdity of […]

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Muhammad Khasru recalled

Cultural Correspondent Pioneer film activist Muhammad Khasru, who passed away on February 19, was recalled and his contributions to film movements were analysed by his friends and peers at a commemorative programme held on Friday at National Art Gallery Auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Former cultural affairs minister Asaduzzaman Noor, artist RafiqunNabi, Federation of Film […]

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Recitation artistes Bristy, Dola commemorated

Cultural Correspondent Young recitation artistes Rehnuma Tabassum Dola and Fatema-Tuz-Zohra Bristy, who died in the tragic Chawkbazar fire on February 20, were commemorated at a programme by their fellow artistes at Central Shaheed Minar on Saturday. The programme, organised by Bangladesh Abritti Samannay Parishad, also commemorated recently demised Ekushey Padak winning recitation artiste Nikhil Sen. […]