Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy has extended the registration deadline for the 24th edition of the National Art Exhibition Biennale.
Category: Art & culture
PM distributes Swadhinata Padak among recipients
Dhaka, May 20 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday handed over Swadhinata Padak (Independence Award) to nine individuals and one institution for 2021 in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the country.
Tagore ‘s birth anniversary programme goes online for second year
The 160th birth anniversary of Noble Prize-winning Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore has been observed online on Saturday.
Ekushey Padak winner actor SM Mohsin dies of Covid-19
SM Mohsin, a renowned theatre activist who was conferred the Ekushey Padak in 2020, died of Covid-19 on Sunday morning at BIRDEM General Hospital in the capital. He was 73.
Pandemic dampens Pahela Boishakh celebrations in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Apr 14 : For the second year in a row, Pahela Boishakh celebrations remained muted across Bangladesh due to the lockdown enforced by the government to curb the rising cases of Covid-19.
Eminent Rabindra Sangeet singer Mita Haque passes away
Ekushey Padak winning Rabindra Sangeet singer Mita Haque passed away at a hospital in Dhaka on Sunday, after losing her battle with Covid-19. She was 59.
Ekushey Book Fair to end on April 12
Amar Ekushey Boil Mela (Book Fair) will conclude on April 12, just two days before its closure schedule, due to the worsening Covid-19 situation in the country.
No outdoor Baishakhi celebrations this year
The government has asked everyone not to hold any mass gatherings and outdoor celebrations during Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla calendar, for the second time in a row to curb the spread of Covid-19.
National Baroari debate competition at RU from Apr 8
The Bangamata Hall Debating Society (BHDS) of Rajshahi University is hosting a Baroari debate competition under the label “1st BHDS National Baroari Debate Competition 2021”.
Folk singer Indramohan Rajbongshi dies
Prominent folk singer, researcher and Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra vocal artiste Indramohan Rajbongshi died of Covid-19 at a hospital in Dhaka on Wednesday.
Ekushey Book Fair to remain open from 12 to 5pm
Dhaka, Apr 4 : The ongoing Amar Ekushey Book Fair will remain open from 12 to 5 pm every day amid the countrywide seven-day lockdown enforced by the government to fight the 2nd wave of Covid-19.
PM shocked at death of Namita Ghosh
Dhaka, Mar 27: Prime Minister and Awami League president Sheikh Hasina on Saturday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of eminent singer and vocalist of Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra Namita Ghosh.
’50 Springs of Freedom’ art camp to begin in Chattogram
Dhaka, Mar 25 : As part of the year-long special events and activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Independence, Gallery Cosmos is arranging an exclusive Art Camp titled ’50 Springs of Freedom’ on Friday, also the Independence Day of…
Book Fair gradually gains momentum
Dhaka, Mar 24 : The Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2021, the country’s beloved Boi Mela – which commenced almost 46 days after its scheduled time due to the Covid pandemic, is yet to draw a large number of book buyers even…
Touchstone statue recovered in Thakurgaon
A touchstone statue was recovered from a brick kiln at Maheshpur in Ranishankoil Upazila on Saturday night.
Shiv Chaturdashi Fair begins in Chattogram
Chattogram, Mar 11: The three-day annual Shiv Chaturdashi Fair began at Chandranath Temple in Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram district on Thursday. Like previous years, thousands of Hindu devotees have gathered at the fair. The devotees would bathe the idol of…
‘The Black Story’ exhibition by Gallery Cosmos launched virtually
Echoing solidarity with the global Black Lives Matter movement against racial injustices, much-anticipated art exhibition “The Black Story,” was launched virtually by Gallery Cosmos on Thursday.
Book Fair in March: Showers ‘may play spoilsport’
The decision to organise Amar Ekushey Granathamela, the longest duration book fair in the world, from March 18 to April 14 has come under criticism.
Govt ruined spirit of Amar Ekushey: BNP
BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Monday alleged that the government has ‘ruined’ the spirit of Amar Ekushey just ‘to stay in power by force’.
Grammy-winning duo Daft Punk break up after 28 years
Daft Punk, comprised of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, have had major success over the years, winning six Grammy Awards.
Cultural organisations pay rich tributes to Language Martyrs
Marking the International Mother Language Day and Language Martyrs Day, different cultural organizations in the country arranged various programmes on Sunday.
Amar Ekushey being observed in across Bangladesh
The nation is observing the Amar Ekushey — the Language Martyrs Day (Shaheed Day) and the International Mother Language Day in a befitting manner on Sunday.
Art on 21st February in Moheshkhali’s Rakhine community
Site specific installation in Bakkhali River at Moheshkhali on the occasion of 21st February, International Mother Language Day by Artist and Professor Biswajit Goswami in association with Brihatta Art Foundation.
Amar Ekushey, the language martyrs’ Day on Sunday
the Language Martyrs Day (Shaheed Day) and the International Mother Language Day will be observed on Sunday, marking the supreme sacrifice of the language heroes.
PM Hasina hands over Ekushey Padak
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday handed over prestigious Ekushey Padak, the country’s second highest civilian award, to 21 eminent personalities in recognition of their contributions to various fields.
Miller launches Share America’s Bengali language website
To celebrate International Mother Language Day 2021 and in honour of Bangladesh’s upcoming 50th anniversary of independence, U.S. Ambassador Earl Miller officially launched ShareAmerica’s Bengali language website (share.america.gov/bn/) on Thursday.
Two-month long art show on Sheikh Hasina ends with tributes to Bangabandhu
The two-month-long art exhibition, hosted by Gallery Cosmos, on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina concluded on Tuesday, with rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Zahid Gogon’s ‘Prem Puran’ to be released on LagVelki
Dhaka, Feb 12 (UNB): Marking Pahela Falgun and Valentine’s Day, aspiring young filmmaker Zahid Gogon directed short-film ‘Prem Puran’ is set to release Friday on LagVelki.com, country’s first pay-per-view movie OTT platform. Produced under the banner of Film Mistri production,…
PM unveils covers of two books on Bangabandhu
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday unveiled the covers of two books on Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The Prime Minister unveiled the covers of the two books titled ‘Bangabandhu Sheikh MujiburRahmanJanak Amar Neta Amar’ and ‘Joy…
Int’l virtual theatre festival showcases Swapnadal’s ‘Dakghar’
Dhaka, Jan 26 – Renowned Bangladeshi theatre troupe Swapnadal showcased the adaptation of Rabindranath Tagore’s play ‘Dakghar’ by its Production Laboratory Theatre on Tuesday, in a ten-day international online theatre festival titled Antaranga Natyamela 2021, arranged by Indian theatre organization…