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The nine-day national theatre festival, ‘Swapna O Droher Jatiya Natyautsab 2013’ ended the journey of its first edition amid much festivity and fanfare at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday evening. Arranged by the academy as part of its current programme, ‘Deshiya Sanskritir Bikash O Antarjartik Sanskritir Sathe Melbandhan’, the festival featured the premiere of 64 stage plays - all out of the capital and produced either by district Shilpakala academies or local colleges. The festival saw the staging of 11 theatrical productions as well as a closing programme in its final day. The closing ceremony began with... more ›
Renowned Nazrul Sangeet exponent Ferdous Ara enchanted audience at a musical soiree styled ‘An Evening of Nazrul Geeti’ at Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre on Friday. IGCC, in association with the State Bank of India in Bangladesh, organised the event as part of its regular cultural programmes. Ferdous Ara swung the audience by rendering some popular Nazrul songs like ‘Byathito Prane Dano Shanti’, ‘Amae Nohe Go’, ‘O Tui Jasne Rai’, ‘Khelichho Ei Biswalaye’, ‘Ami Kul Chhere Cholilam’, ‘Bhor Holo Eto Jago Musafir’, ‘Keno Bajao Bashi’, ‘Usha Elo Chupi Chupi’ and ‘Priyotomo Hey Bidai’. The music exponent was accompanied... more ›
Abstract art is not easy for everyone to understand and most of the time the depth of it can be fathomed by seasoned artists only. Abstract paintings give the viewers the choice to see the work differently every time. Since no forms are recognisable, each individual sees it in their own way. The depth and varied dimensions present in abstract art make the art-lovers see it differently according to their own state-of-mind and that is how they understand and enjoy it. However, the task of abstract painting may seem to come naturally and spontaneously on the canvases... more ›
Maasranga TV will telecast its popular drama serial ‘Biltu Mama’ tonight. The play, which has been directed by Abul Hossain Khokan and written by Mazharul Haque Pintu, is scheduled to be aired on the channel at 8.00pm every Sunday and Monday. The serial revolves around an amateur detective, namely Biltu. He always remains busy with magnifying glass, binocular and stick. He roams hither and thither to expose mystery. He is a follower of Bajrashokti, the writer of a puzzling story. Biltu’s nephew Antu is the only witness of his surveillance. Antu is also merely rescuer of... more ›
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