Tearful adieu to art maestro Kalidas Karmakar By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 22nd October, 2019, 00:15

Ekushey Padak-winning artist Kalidas Karmakar's cremation takes place at Baredeswari Kali Temple in the city’s Sabujbagh area around 2:00 pm

Tearful adieu to art maestro Kalidas Karmakar

Power of art: Patna’s Vidyut Bhawan facade turned into vibrant canvas Power of art: Patna’s Vidyut Bhawan facade turned into vibrant canvas

Commuters passing by the Vidyut Bhawan on Patna’s famous Bailey Road are now stopping to admire it as a team of Indian


62 scripts picked for making short films, documentaries on Bangabandhu 62 scripts picked for filming Bangabandhu

A sub-committee of the Bangabandhu’s Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee at a meeting on Sunday select 36 scripts for making short films and 26 for documentaries on Bangabandhu


PM receives 2 Russian translated books on Bangabandhu PM receives 2 Russian translated books on Bangabandhu

Sheikh Hasina extends her thanks to Dr Naumkin for taking steps to translate and publish the books into Russian language


Naomi Wolf and publisher part ways amid delay of new book

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Naomi Wolf and her U.S. publisher have split up amid a dispute over her latest book, "Outrages


Obituary: Alluvial Man moves on Obituary: Alluvial Man moves on

Kalidas Karmakar tragically passed away Friday following a heart attack and falling badly in the bathroom of his Eskaton flat in the capital


Ekushey Padak winning artist Kalidas Karmakar dies Ekushey Padak winning artist Kalidas Karmakar dies

Kalidas Karmakar was awarded Shilpakala Padak in 2016 and the Ekushey Padak in 2018 by the Government of Bangladesh for his contribution to fine arts


Frankfurt Book Fair 2020 to highlight Bangabandhu Frankfurt Book Fair 2020 to highlight Bangabandhu

The next year’s Frankfurt International Book Fair (FBM) will focus on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s political life, ideology and important works


PM unveils commemorative book on Sheikh Russel PM unveils commemorative book on Sheikh Russel

The prime minister unwrapped the cover of the book titled “Hridoy Majhe Sheikh Russel”


Three new arrests in the case of the stolen gold toilet Three new arrests in the case of the stolen gold toilet

The fully functioning toilet is a piece of art made entirely from 18-karat gold that was installed in Blenheim Palace, England as part of an exhibition by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan


30 countries to participate in Afro-Chinese arts festival in Upper Egypt's Aswan

30 countries to participate in Afro-Chinese arts festival in Upper Egypt's Aswan

The festival will be held under the auspices of several Egyptian ministries including that of culture, tourism, youth and sports and antiquities


Lalon Mela begins Wednesday

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The Lalon Academy, in association with the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, is organising the event


Harold Bloom, author of 'Anxiety of Influence,' dies at 89 Harold Bloom, author of 'Anxiety of Influence,' dies at 89

 Harold Bloom, the eminent critic and Yale professor whose seminal "The Anxiety of Influence" and melancholy regard for literature's old masters made him a popular 


International calendar to celebrate ‘Mujib Year’ International calendar to celebrate ‘Mujib Year’

 International year calendar chalking different programmes to organize across the globe for celebrating the birth centenary of Father of the Nation


Poets for spreading ideals of Bangabandhu globally Poets for spreading ideals of Bangabandhu globally

 Poets and literary personalities at a discussion have stressed on spreading ideals of Bangabandhu among young generations across the world


Sesame Street to cover opioid addiction with new muppet Karli Sesame Street to cover opioid addiction with new muppet Karli

US children's TV show Sesame Street is set to reveal that one of its muppets' mothers had an…


Outrage in Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo over Peter Handke's Nobel literature prize win Outrage over Peter Handke's Nobel literature prize win

In the 1990s, Peter Handke emerged as a vocal defender of the Serbs during the bloody collapse of the former Yugoslavia, even comparing them to Jews under the Nazis, a remark he later retracted


Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke win Nobel prizes in literature Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke win Nobel prizes in literature

Two winners were named - one for 2019 and one for 2018 - because last year's prize was not awarded


25th death anniversary of SM Sultan being observed

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The Bengali avant-garde artist is declared the Man of Asia in 1982 by Cambridge University


Annual Renaissance festival opens in Texas, U.S.

Annual Renaissance festival opens in Texas, U.S.

Texas Renaissance Festival kicked off in the western U.S. state of Texas on Saturday, bringing the magic of the Renaissance time to life through Dec. 1


Coffee table book to be published on Bangabandhu Coffee table book to be published on Bangabandhu

A biography will also be published for international readers featuring the life and ideals of Bangabandhu

 


Painting exhibition ‘Jolokabbo 2’ underway at Edge Gallery Painting exhibition ‘Jolokabbo 2’ underway at Edge Gallery

The exhibition, which opened to the public on September 18, will continue till October 26, every day from 10:00am to 8:00pm at Bay’s Edgewater on NE (N) 12 North Avenue, Gulshan 2


24th anniversary of music magazine ‘Sargam’ celebrated 24th anniversary of music magazine ‘Sargam’ celebrated

‘The Sargam,’ a monthly magazine on music, completed its 24th year of publication this year


Hilsa fest begins Wednesday in Barguna Hilsa fest begins Wednesday in Barguna

The district administration and Television Journalists’ Forum are jointly organising the festival scheduled to be inaugurated at the circuit house field by Dhirendra Debnath Shambhu


Shilpakala Academy receives ‘Outstanding Organisastion award’

Shilpakala Academy receives ‘Outstanding Organisastion award’

Chinese Embassy in Dhaka honored Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy with ‘Outstanding Organisation Award’ for its special contributions to culture at a Chinese exhibition launched at the academy recently


Writer Syed Shamsul Haque remembered in Kurigram Writer Syed Shamsul Haque remembered in Kurigram

Celebrated writer and poet Syed Shamsul Haque was remembered at his third death anniversary 


Painting by feet, Monaem dreams of becoming an engineer   

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“Even being disabled for having no hands since birth, he earned prominence also in painting,” said Kulsum


Solo painting exhibition ‘Open Door’ at Radius Gallery Solo painting exhibition ‘Open Door’ at Radius Gallery

The paintings depict different subjects like freedom, social anomalies, secularism, Himalayan saints, women, plight of the working class and others


AFP launches 2019 Kate Webb Prize for Asian journalists

AFP launches 2019 Kate Webb Prize for Asian journalists

The contest is open to locally hired Asian photo, video and text journalists, for work published during 2019


 Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter dies aged 78 Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter dies aged 78

The wordsmith never performed with the band on stage, but was nonetheless a vital part of their success


Meena Day on Tuesday Meena Day on Tuesday

Meena Day will be celebrated across the country on Tuesday with the participation of children and adolescents


‘Hasina-A Daughter’s Tale’ screened at Seoul festival
‘Hasina-A Daughter’s Tale’ screened at Seoul festival

Under the arrangement of the Bangladesh Embassy to South Korea, the docudrama was screened today for the diplomats living in Seoul


Reciter Kamrul Hasan Monju passes away Reciter Kamrul Hasan Monju passes away

He gained huge popularity with his recitation of Sunil Gangopadhyay’s poem titled ‘Che tomar mritu amake oporadhi kore dey’


Painting exhibition ‘Adherence’ underway at AFD Painting exhibition ‘Adherence’ underway at AFD

Hand-knotted weavings and wooly knits bring about a collection of tapestry from Nabila Nabi, whose works depict natural elements like a red rose where the forms are strong and convincing


Inter-univ literature and cultural competition held at MIST Inter-univ literature and cultural competition held at MIST

Inter-university Literature and Cultural Competition 'AUNKUR 2019' was held for the third time at the premises of Military Institute of Science and Technology


Book of letters by Che Guevara coming out in English Book of letters by Che Guevara coming out in English

“Letters 1947-67” will be released in the United States by Seven Stories, the publisher announced Thursday, and includes an introduction by daughter Aleida Guevara. 


Kendrio Khelaghar Ashor’s nat’l conference on Friday Kendrio Khelaghar Ashor’s nat’l conference

The two-day national conference of the Kendrio Khelaghar Ashor will begin at Shisu Academy on Friday


Group art exhibition ‘Adherence’ begins at AFD today Group art exhibition ‘Adherence’ begins at AFD today

The participating artists are an intense observer of their surrounding ambiances and they meticulously projected them


Sultan Festival ends with boat race in Narail Sultan Festival ends with boat race in Narail

The four-day Sultan festival ended on Saturday with a popular boat race, locally known as Nouka Baich, in the Chitra River in the district down


Prize winning historian Jean Edward Smith dead at 86 Prize winning historian Jean Edward Smith dead at 86

Jean Edward Smith, a prize-winning historian known for his books on Franklin Roosevelt and Ulysses Grant, has died

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