Preparation of Ekushey Book Fair goes on in full swing By Mohammed Raihan | Last Updated: 27th January, 2020, 01:28

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the book fair and unveil the third book of Bangabandhu titled “Amar Dekha Naya Chin”

Preparation of Ekushey Book Fair goes on in full swing

Int’l inter university short film fest begins July 28 Int’l inter university short film fest begins July 28

Dhaka University Film Society (DUFS) in collaboration with the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is organising the film festival


2nd National Campus Theatre Festival at Shilpakala Academy 2nd National Campus Theatre Festival at BSA

A total of sixteen theatre troupes from different universities and colleges are participating at the festival, staging captivating performances through their plays


Grand Ekushey Book Fair; preparations underway Grand Ekushey Book Fair; preparations underway

 Preparations for holding the annual Amar Ekushey book fair, the largest and most popular book fair in the country


13th International Children’s Film Festival kicks off 13th Int’l Children’s Film Festival kicks off

On the opening day, Sudipta Saha-directed ‘Khoka Jokhon Chhoto Chhilen’ has been screened marking the 100th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

 


Aadhaar, dabba, hartal, shaadi make it to Oxford dictionary Aadhaar, dabba, hartal, shaadi make it to Oxford dictionary

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hand over the award to the winners during the inauguration ceremony Ekushey Book Fair on February 2


‘Madhu Mela’ begins on Thursday in Jashore ‘Madhu Mela’ begins on Thursday in Jashore

The annual ‘Madhu Mela’, marking the 196th birth anniversary of the great poet and originator of Bangla sonnets Michael Madhusudan Dutt


WHO to host film festival in Geneva in May WHO to host film festival in Geneva in May

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Month-long Ekushey Book Fair begins February 2 Month-long Ekushey Book Fair begins February 2

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to inaugurate the book fair


Painting exhibition on Bangabandhu ends at Kolkata Painting exhibition on Bangabandhu ends at Kolkata

Deputy High Commission of Bangladesh in Kolkata organised the exhibition titled ‘Sonar Bangla Art-Camp-2020’ at the ‘Bangladesh Gallery’ Mancha


Purnata’s lens in between the border Purnata’s lens in between the border

After inauguration, guests moved around the gallery and reviewed the works of the young artist


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A division of the American Library Association has added the Poe house to its national registry of Literary Landmarks


Selim Al Deen Utsab underway at BSA Selim Al Deen Utsab underway at BSA

The three-day festival begun at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in the capital on Tuesday


An insight into Sarat Chandra’s depiction of dynamic women An insight into Sarat Chandra’s depiction of dynamic women

Among all other features of his writings one particular specialty that separated him from other authors is his portrayal of women


Purnata’s solo photo exhibition begins Jan 17

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The exhibition will remain open from 11am to 8pm on January 18

 


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Nearly two weeks are left for the inauguration of the 44th edition of the International Kolkata Book Fair-2020 with the focal theme ‘Country Russia’


Shakrain: Recognising the root of Old Dhaka Shakrain: Recognising the root of Old Dhaka

The festival, usually takes place on January 14-15 every year, is also known as Makar Shankranti


Selim Al Deen’s death anniversary observed at JU Selim Al Deen’s death anniversary observed at JU

Drama and Dramatics Department of the university brings out a rally from the Old Arts Faculty premises


Cleanliness campaign held at Central Shaheed Minar Cleanliness campaign held at Central Shaheed Minar

The campaign began with the observance of a one-minute silence as a mark of respects to the martyrs of the 1952 Language Movement and the singing of the national anthem


Mujib Year: 5-day painting exhibition begins at Kolkata Mujib Year: 5-day painting exhibition begins at Kolkata

Under Bangabandhu's dynamic leadership, Bangladesh was emerged as an independent country in the world map in 1971. He is the greatest Bengali of thousand years


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Copenhagen's famed Little Mermaid statue was found doused with pro-Hong Kong graffiti early Monday


34th Jatiya Kabita Utsab begins Feb 1
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A two-day 34th national poetry festival (Jatiya Kabita Utsab) will begin on the central library premises of the Dhaka University


Art exhibition on ‘Gandhi@150’ at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Art exhibition on ‘[email protected]’ at BSA

Commemorating the 150th birth anniversary of India’s founding father Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi- the exhibition features several artworks on his eventful life


3-day digital Bangladesh fair to begin on Jan 16 3-day digital Bangladesh fair to begin on Jan 16

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The exhibition will remain open to all every day from 3:00pm to 9:00pm till January 19. And the exhibition will remain close Mondays


TS Eliot letters show love for muse but poet downplays it TS Eliot letters show love for muse

Poet’s muse Emily Hale donated Eliot's letters to Princeton University Library more than 60 years ago with instructions that they could only be opened 50 years after she and Eliot died


Four receive ‘Kali O Kalam Young Poet and Writer Award’ Four receive ‘Kali O Kalam Young Poet and Writer Award’

The award was conferred on them at a ceremony at Bengal Shilpalay, Dhanmondi in the capital on Saturday


Portrait of Queen and three heirs marks the start of a new decade Portrait of Queen and three heirs marks new decade

It shows the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge and Prince George standing with the Queen at Buckingham Palace


FM Momen for producing film on Rohingya stories FM Momen for producing film on Rohingya stories

“I urge our talented filmmakers to make films on the Rohingya issue to spread the truth (worldwide),” he says


Sultan Mela begins January 15 Sultan Mela begins January 15

Sultan Mela will be opened at the Sultan Mancha on the premises of Narail Government Victoria College. The fair will conclude on January 25


Javed Akhtar's take on IIT-Kanpur Javed Akhtar's take on IIT-Kanpur "Faiz is Anti-Hindu" row

After the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur constituted a panel to decide whether legendary poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz's poem 


Islamic Foundation Book Festival inaugurated today Islamic Foundation Book Festival inaugurated today

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Picasso painting attacked at Tate Modern Picasso painting attacked at Tate Modern

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Google Doodle celebrating Zainul Abedin’s 105th birthday

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He is widely considered a founding father of Bangladeshi modern art


Cartoon exhibition ‘People of Many colours’ underway at AFD Cartoon exhibition ‘People of Many colours’ underway at AFD

Eminent Cartoonist Ahsan Habib inaugurated the exhibition on December 20 as the chief guest


8th Sanjeeb Utshab held at Dhaka University 8th Sanjeeb Utshab held at Dhaka University

Sanjeeb Utshab Parishad organise the musical evening in association with Dhaka University Cultural Society, Dhaka University Band Society and Ajob Karkhana


Naushad Jamil comes up with ‘Prarthonar Moto Eka’ Naushad Jamil comes up with ‘Prarthonar Moto Eka’

‘Prarthonar Moto Eka’ is a collection of poetry which is set to be published from Anyaprokash Publications during the upcoming ‘Amar Ekushe Boimela 2020’


'Colors of the Mountain' author Da Chen dies at 57 'Colors of the Mountain' author Da Chen dies at 57

Da Chen, the brilliant storyteller who drew from the hardships he suffered as a persecuted child growing up in the midst of China's cultural


Dancer born with one hand makes Radio City Rockettes history

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Mesher, 22, is missing a left hand because of symbrachydactyly, a rare congenital condition

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