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Names of Shilpakala Padak 2018 recipients announced By UNB | Last Updated: 16th July, 2019, 18:44

The names of seven personalities who will receive 'Shilpakala Padak' for their contributions to their respective fields were announced

Names of Shilpakala Padak 2018 recipients announced

Trageser’s solo exhibition Rewilding Bangladesh at Art Café Trageser’s solo exhibition Rewilding Bangladesh at Art Café

Creative Conservation Alliance’s CEO Shahriar Caesar Rahman was present at the inaugural event, among other wildlife and photography enthusiasts


Kenya's railway art gets a new platform Kenya's railway art gets a new platform

In the heart of Kenya's capital, Nairobi, alongside seemingly abandoned train carriages and overgrown tracks is a blossoming artists' community


Solo miniature art exhibition begins in city Solo miniature art exhibition begins in city

The artworks of Prof Dr Hira Sobahan depict the natural beauties of this country, the modern way of life, disasters, the various shortcomings of society, and social decadence, among others


Play changed over non-disabled casting Play changed over non-disabled casting

The makers of a new play have rewritten one of its characters after being told they could not cast a non-disabled actor in a disabled role


Bobby’s maiden solo art show underway at Shilpangan Bobby’s maiden solo art show underway at Shilpangan

Farzana approaches nature to harness its spirit rather than expressing her fidelity to the visible markers while her ecosystem is devoid of easily recognisable forms


‘Hasina-A Daughter’s Tale’ to be screened at Durban film festival ‘Hasina-A Daughter’s Tale’ to be screened at Durban film festival

‘Hasina – A Daughter’s Tale’, a documentary on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,…


Prof Yunus wins 2019 Global Women's Leadership award Prof Yunus wins Global Women's Leadership award

Muhammad Yunus has been honored with the ‘2019 Global Women’s Leadership Award’ at the Global Summit of Women in Basel, Switzerland


Writer and essayist Hayat Mamud’s 81st birthday celebrated Writer and essayist Hayat Mamud’s 81st birthday celebrated

Hayat Mamud has cemented his legacy as country’s one of the legendary litterateurs. He is best known for his translation works, as well as for his autobiographical write-ups for children


3 awarded with Lok Natyadal Gold Medal 3 awarded with Lok Natyadal Gold Medal

State Minister for Cultural Affairs K M Khaled distributed the award to the winners on Saturday


Statue of footballer's stand against racism unveiled in Perth Statue of footballer's stand against racism unveiled in Perth

Nicky Winmar's team St Kilda had just won a match against Colingwood in 1993 when he made the iconic gesture that would go down in sports history 


New Melania Trump statue in Slovenia gets mixed reviews New Melania Trump statue in Slovenia gets mixed reviews

A tongue-in-cheek statue of US First Lady Melania Trump has appeared on the outskirts of her Slovenian hometown


Capturing the art and beauty of memorials Capturing the art and beauty of memorials

Gabrielle Crawford has worked for years as a professional photographer.She was puzzled by how few people took an interest in France's monuments


Google lets destroyed Lion of Mosul roar again Google lets destroyed Lion of Mosul roar again

Online visitors, meanwhile, can play around with the 3D model and zoom in to study intricate details


“Bangladesh has earned the respect of global art community” “Bangladesh has earned the respect of global art community”

State minister for cultural affairs K M Khalid said the government is going to establish Dhaka Opera House and will also expand the capacity of BSA as part of the government’s development plan


My new book comes from companionship: Arundhati My new book comes from companionship: Arundhati

The God of Small Things writer has now come out with My Seditious Heart


New book on machine learning to hit market in July New book on machine learning to hit market in July

A new book on machine learning using python titled “Shunno Theke Python Machine Learning” will hit the country’s market in the first week of July


146th death anniversary of Michael Madhusudan being observed 146th death anniv of Madhusudan being observed

The founder of modern Bangla literature died at the age of 49 on June 29 in 1873


146th death anniversary of Michael Madhusudan Saturday 146th death anniversary of Michael Madhusudan Saturday

Different cultural organisations are all set to arrange commemorative programmes on Madhusudan Dutt across the country marking the day


Delhi publisher launches book on Bengal numismatics Delhi publisher launches book on Bengal numismatics

Globally prestigious Delhi based publisher Manohar has recently launched a book on Bengal numismatics with some new discoveries of some ancient coins


Struggles, philanthropy works and achievements of Jharna Dhara Chowdhury

Life sketch of Jharna Dhara Chy

The Ekushey Padak-winning activist, who sacrificed her life to the non-violent ideologies preached by Mahatma Gandhi, passes away in Dhaka today 

 

 


Poet Abul Hussain’s 5th death anniversary on June 29 5th death anniversary of Poet Abul Hussain

Abul Hussain is a well-acclaimed Bangladeshi poet who is recognized as the first modern Bengali poet in Bangladesh


Max Wright: Star of Alf and Buffalo Bill dies aged 75 Max Wright: Star of Alf and Buffalo Bill dies aged 75

Actor Max Wright has died aged 75 after a long battle with cancer, his family has confirmed


Call for inclusion of Jahanara’s work in textbook Call for inclusion of Jahanara’s work in textbook

Speakers in a discussion said works of Shahid Janani Jahanara Imam should be included in the textbooks


Japanese anime trounces Toy Story 4 at China box office Japanese anime trounces Toy Story 4 at China box office

Spirited Away was officially released in 2001, but only now, 18 years later, has it been released in China


25th death anniversary of Jahanara Imam today 25th death anniversary of Jahanara Imam today

The 25th death anniversary of Shaheed Janani Jahanara Imam who spearheaded the movement for trial of the war criminals


2 Unesco publications on intangible cultural heritage launched 2 Unesco publications on intangible cultural heritage launched

International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region (ICHCAP) and Unesco on Tuesday launched two publications on Intangible Cultural Heritage


Syrian potter strives to keep craft alive amid war Syrian potter strives to keep craft alive amid war

After the war in the Syrian northern city of Aleppo broke out, Zakaraia Qarkoush, carrying his pottery craft, escaped to the central city of Homs


British illustrator's show opens in Beijing British illustrator's show opens in Beijing

An exhibition of British illustrator Anthony Browne's paintings opened at the National Museum of…


Tibet opens first art museum of stone Tibet opens first art museum of stone

An art museum dedicated to stone carvings has opened in the city of Xigaze in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region


World music day on Friday World music day on Friday

The World music day began in France in 1982, using the occasion of the Summer Solstice (21 June) to celebrate music through street performances and free concerts


Google doodle celebrates poet Sufia Kamal’s birth anniversary Google doodle celebrates poet Sufia Kamal’s birth anniversary

Google posted a doodle on its homepage showing Sufia Kamal’s image


Japan promotes peace through sport, music Japan promotes peace through sport, music

Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Hiroyasu Izumi on Tuesday said the power of sport can unite and solidify people regardless of race or nationality


Application for Rokeya Padak invited Application for Rokeya Padak invited

Woman and Children Affairs Ministry has invited application for Rokeya Padak-2019. The government introduced…


Anisa Haidar laid to rest Anisa Haidar laid to rest

Anisa Haidar, wife of Ekushey Padak-winning writer and litterateur Rashid Haidar, was laid to eternal rest at Azimpur Graveyard


Writer Rashid Haidar’s wife Anisa Haidar passes away Writer Rashid Haidar’s wife Anisa Haidar passes away

Anisa Haidar, wife of Ekushey Padak-winning writer and litterateur Rashid Haidar, died of old-age complications…


Spice Girls: Geri apologises for quitting in 1998 Spice Girls: Geri apologises for quitting in 1998

Geri Horner has apologised for quitting the Spice Girls in 1998, as the band played the last date of their reunion tour


Huge biodegradable artwork graces Paris park Huge biodegradable artwork graces Paris park

A vast artwork showing a line of clasped hands at the foot of the Eiffel Tower in Paris will be formally unveiled on Saturday


Mowla withdraws Sirajul Alam Khan’s biography Mowla withdraws Sirajul Alam Khan’s biography

The publishing house announced the withdrawal of “Ami Sirajul Alam Khan: Ekti Rajnoitik Jeebonnalekho” through a statement


Two books compiling PM’s comments published Two books compiling PM’s comments published

Pathak Somabesh, a renowned publishing house of the country, published the two books

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