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Art exhibition ‘Brush of Hope’ opened at Le Méridien Dhaka Art exhibition opened at Le Méridien Dhaka

The exhibition is open for all and will end on 07 January, 2017. Any interested visitor will be able to buy the portraits from PFDA- VCT. The price


Bambi artist Tyrus Wong dies aged 106 Bambi artist Tyrus Wong dies

Tyrus Wong only workes at Disney for three years, moving to Warner Brothers as a concept artist, designing greeting cards for Hallmark on the side


Shawkat Osman’s birth centenary Monday Shawkat Osman’s birth centenary Monday

A five-day celebration of the centenary of the birth of prominent author Shawkat Osman will begin at…


17th Asian Art Biennale wraps up 17th Asian Art Biennale wraps up

The month-long 17th Asian Art Biennale ended at Jatiyo Nattyashala of the National Art Gallery, of Bangladesh…


Bangla Academy takes punitive action against 20 publications Punitive action taken against 20 publications

The Bangla Academy has decided to take punitive action against the 20 publications on various charges.…


‘Rhythm on Canvas’ by ARTBEAT begins at Gallery Twenty One ‘Rhythm on Canvas’ begins in city

A 10-day group art exhibition titled ‘Rhythm on Canvas’ kicks off Sunday at the Gallery Twenty One in the city


World's most famous diamond Koh-i- Noor witnessed birth and fall of empires Koh-i- Noor witnessed birth and fall of empires

The Koh-i-Noor now part of the British Crown Jewels, witnesses the birth and the fall of empires across the Indian subcontinent and remains


Lyricist Abdul Gafur Hali passes away Lyricist Abdul Gafur Hali dies at 88

He composes more than 1,500 scores


Handwritten JK Rowling fairytales sold at UK auction Handwritten JK Rowling fairytales sold at UK auction

A rare collection of fairytales handwritten by JK Rowling as a gift to her "Harry Potter"…


Bangabandhu's unfinished memories now in Arabic Bangabandhu's unfinished memories now in Arabic

Palestinian government has translated the unfinished autobiography of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman into Arabic. It will be published in Spanish language soon.


Bob Dylan sends speech for Nobel ceremony Bob Dylan sends speech for Nobel ceremony

STOCKHOLM: Music icon Bob Dylan won’t be at the Nobel prize ceremony this week to accept his award,…


‘Live from Dhaka’ wins big at silver screen awards ‘Live from Dhaka’ wins big at silver screen awards

At at the Silver Screen Awards, which concluded the 27th edition of the Singapore International Film…


Film about nuns who fall in love to be shown in Welsh cathedral Film about nuns who fall in love to be shown in Welsh cathedral

A short film that is deeply critical of the church’s attitude to homosexuality is to receive its…


Cuba’s rumba dance, Belgian beer join UNESCO’s ‘intangibles’ Cuba’s rumba dance, Belgian beer join UNESCO’s ‘intangibles’

Cuba’s sensual rumba dance and Belgium’s thriving beer culture brought new effervescence…


Kabir Suman composes Bengali Khayal on Fidel Castro Kabir Suman composes Bengali Khayal on Fidel Castro

Kabir Suman, a famous Bengali singer, music composer and lyrist in both Bangladesh and West Bengal of…


Pt Ajoy Chakrabarty captivates audience Pt Ajoy Chakrabarty captivates audience

An amazing Khayal rendition by Pandit Ajay Chakrabarty kept the audience on their seats till the early…


Month-long international group art exhibition begins in city Month-long international group art exhibition begins in city

A month-long international group art exhibition began at Gallery Cosmos in the city on Sunday. French…


Indian legendary musician Balamurali dies Indian legendary musician Balamurali dies

Legendary Indian musician M. Balamurali Krishna, popularly known as "God's Own Voice",…


Int'l group art exhibition kicks off on Monday Int'l group art exhibition kicks off on Monday

A month-long international group art exhibition of 28 artists will be held at Gallery Cosmos in the…


5 rare pics of Indira Gandhi 5 rare pics of Indira Gandhi

Rare photos of former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, many of them selected by Congress chief Sonia…


Watch: Award winning animation on a Myanmar girl’s life Watch: Award winning animation on a Myanmar girl’s life

Myanmar's Animator, director, writer, and producer Nyan Kyal Say has made waves at international…


Bob Dylan won’t attend Nobel Prize awards ceremony Bob Dylan won’t attend Nobel Prize awards ceremony

COPENHAGEN: Bob Dylan won’t be coming to Stockholm to pick up his 2016 Nobel Prize for literature…


BBC World Service announces biggest expansion ‘since the 1940s’ BBC World Service announces biggest expansion ‘since the 1940s’

The BBC World Service will launch 11 new language services as part of its biggest expansion “since…


‘Concert for Bangladesh’ musician Russell passes away ‘Concert for Bangladesh’ musician Russell passes away

US musician and rock and roll legend Leon Russell, who worked with artistes including George Harrison,…


Taslima Nasreen fears for Bangladesh's future Taslima Nasreen fears for Bangladesh's future

Having herself been the subject of fatwas and forced into exile by fundamentalist critics of her writing,…


Humayun Ahmed’s 68th birth anniversary today Humayun Ahmed’s 68th birth anniversary today

Today (Sunday) is the 68th birth anniversary of writer and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed.   Different…


Canadian singer Leonard Cohen dies aged 82 Canadian singer Leonard Cohen dies aged 82

Canadian singer Leonard Cohen has died aged 82, according to a statement on his official Facebook page.…


2-day ‘Lalon Mela’ to begin in Kushtia Nov 10 2-day ‘Lalon Mela’ to begin in Kushtia Nov 10

A two-day ‘Lalon Mela’ will begin at Lalon Akhra in Chheuria of Kushtia on November 10.…


BD artists develop prototype made of jute composite BD artists develop prototype made of jute composite

The best eight winners of the design competition held last July, in a furniture design workshop, have…


Bhupen Hazarika remembered in his 5th death anniversary Bhupen Hazarika remembered in his 5th death anniversary

Assam today paid tributes to legendary singer Dr Bhupen Hazarika in his fifth death anniversary, calling…


8 BD artists to take training under French designer 8 BD artists to take training under French designer

Eight best entries, which were submitted for the Franco-German project "Jute & Composite, Tradition…


Nobel laureate Bob Dylan's artwork in major London show (see pics) Nobel laureate Bob Dylan's artwork in major London show (see pics)

The timing couldn't be better for Saturday's opening of "The Beaten Path," a major…


'The Crown' offers rare portrait of young Elizabeth II 'The Crown' offers rare portrait of young Elizabeth II

NEW YORK: The writer of hit film "The Queen" returns to his favorite subject this week with…


Films create nation's mindset, values: Inu Films create nation's mindset, values: Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Huq Inu said on Tuesday that films and film makers had a critical role…


Surfing saga: From Bangladesh, 'Nasima' goes global Surfing saga: From Bangladesh, 'Nasima' goes global

The documentary film ‘Nasima’, portraying the life of Bangladesh’s first women Surfer,…


PM takes responsibility for poet Helal Hafiz’s treatment PM takes responsibility for poet Helal Hafiz’s treatment

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has taken all responsibilities for the treatment of noted poet Helal Hafiz.…


Bob Dylan says Nobel Prize for literature left him 'speechless': Swedish Academy Bob Dylan says Nobel Prize for literature left him 'speechless': Swedish Academy

Bob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel prize for literature, the Swedish Academy that awards it said…


Big data reveals mixed authorship in 17 Shakespeare plays Big data reveals mixed authorship in 17 Shakespeare plays

LONDON: Seventeen plays attributed to William Shakespeare were written in collaboration with other playwrights,…


Poet Shamsur Rahman's 88th birth anniversary tomorrow Poet Shamsur Rahman's 88th birth anniversary tomorrow

The 88th birth anniversary of renowned Poet Shamsur Rahman will be observed tomorrow.   Different…

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