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6 day-long Sultan fare inaugurated at Narail

6 day-long Sultan fare inaugurated at Narail

Narail Correspondent To recall the memory of Artist S M Sultan on Sunday afternoon 5-day long fare has been inaugurated at Sultan Mancha in Narail Govt Victoria College premises with festive mood. Tens of thousands people joined to the fare paying tributes to the memory of the great artist. Deputy Speaker of National Parliament Fazle


Chhayanaut’s Shuddha Sangeet Utshab from Thursday

The Chhayanaut is going to organise a two-day classical music festival (Shuddha Sangeet Utshab ‘1423) at its auditorium in the city’s Dhanmondi ara, starting from Thursday (December 29) evening. The festival will feature vocal and instrumental performances by Chhayanaut artistes and individual singers invited to the annual event, which commences from 2008. The festival will


‘Nauka Baich’ enriching Bengali culture, heritage: Speakers

Traditional Boat Race (‘Nauka Baich’) has been enriching Bengali culture and heritage side by side with entertaining the common people for centuries together everywhere in riverine Bangladesh. The opinion came at inaugural ceremony of the four-day Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Boat Race Competition-2016 at Bhogdanga Union Parisahd point of the river Dharla under Sadar upazila


Month-long group art exhibition begins at Gallery Cosmos Sunday

A month-long international group art-exhibition titled ‘Cosmos International Art Exhibition, 2016’ will begin at Gallery Cosmos in the capital’s Mohakhali area on Sunday. A total of 28 artists from Bangladesh, Canada, India, Nepal and Pakistan will take part in the exhibition, said a press release. French Ambassador to Bangladesh Sophie Aubert, Thai Ambassador to Bangladesh


Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh to begin Dec 1

The month-long exhibition, ‘17th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh’, will begin on December 1 at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. This was disclosed at a views-exchange meeting with journalists at Dhaka Club on Sunday. The month-long exhibition will showcase two and three dimensional artworks like paintings, sculptures, prints, print photography, installation and new


Sufia Kamal’s 17th death anniv today

Dhaka, Nov 19 – The 17th death anniversary of legendary poet, political activist and torchbearer of women’s emancipation Sufia Kamal is being observed across the country today (Sunday). Different social and cultural organisations have chalked out various programmes to observe the day. Sufia Kamal was also instrumental in naming the first women’s dormitory of Dhaka

Dhaka Lit Fest inspires all

DHAKA, Nov 19, 2016 – With participation of internationally acclaimed writers, poets and scholars, vibrant appearances of all ages of book lovers made Dhaka Lit Fest, which concluded today, a platform of exchanging and sharing creative practices and knowledge. The three-day literary event, where people with different languages and culture gathered with a common goal