Art & Culture News | Daily sun | 2019-07-16

Magnificent complex at Rabindranath’s Kuthibari nears completion Magnificent complex at Rabindranath’s Kuthibari nears completion

The Public Works Department is constructing the complex with India’s funding at the site, located some 20 kilometres off Kushtia town


Liberation War history revived at historic Mujibnagar Liberation War history revived at historic Mujibnagar

Baidyanathtala, a mango orchard in Meherpur where the event took place, was later renamed Mujibnagar. Nearly half a century later


Nandi’s funeral held at Sabujbagh Borodeshwari Kali Temple Subir Nandi’s funeral held

Earlier in the day, thousands of people of all walks of life paid their tribute to the legendary singer at the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital from 11am to 12pm


Bangla Academy celebrates Tagore’s 158th birth anniversary Bangla Academy celebrates Tagore’s 158th birth anniversary

The event was ended with a colourful cultural presentation on Rabindranath Tagor's life and versatile works


Shooting of film on Bangabandhu may begin in November Shooting of Bangabandhu biopic likely in November

Benegal said Bangladeshi film personality Piplu Khan would assist Tiwari in his research for the 180-minute film on Bangladesh’s Father of the Nation ahead of starting the shooting


Bangla Academy to celebrate Tagore’s 158th birth anniversary  Bangla Academy to celebrate Tagore’s 158th birth anniversary

The programme will be presided over by Professor Anisuzzaman while the DG will deliver the welcome speech


Modern sculpture meets ancient Greece in unique island exhibition Modern sculpture meets ancient Greece in unique island exhibition

The island best known for its archaeological treasures, that British contemporary artist Antony Gormley is showing 29 of his sculptures. A new exhibition including five works specially created for the event, sets his contemporary work among the remains of ancient Greece


 Ancient cemetery found at Giza famed pyramids Ancient cemetery found at Giza famed pyramids

Egypt's Antiquities Ministry says archaeologists have uncovered part of an ancient cemetery near the country's famed pyramids


Nat Geo Photo Camp held in Cox’s Bazar Nat Geo Photo Camp held in Cox’s Bazar

Working around a central theme of peaceful coexistence, the students have photographed in diverse locations such hospitals, market places, madrassahs, temples, water pumps, schools and Child Friendly Space (CFS)


Prof Anisuzzaman gets SAARC Literature Award 2019 Prof Anisuzzaman gets SAARC Literature Award 2019

Anisuzzaman, also the president of Bangla Academy, is the fourth Bangladeshi to receive the award


France, Italy honor Leonardo 500 years after artist’s death France, Italy honor Leonardo 500 years after artist’s death

The presidents of France and Italy laid a wreath Thursday on the tomb of Leonardo da Vinci, who died in the French town of Amboise exactly 500 years ago


Leonardo's 'claw hand' stopped him painting Leonardo's 'claw hand' stopped him painting

Leonardo da Vinci, who lived from 1452-1519, was an artist and inventor whose talents included architecture, anatomy, engineering and sculpture, as well as painting


‘Bangladesh Gallery’ to be built at Jorasanko Tagore's house ‘Bangladesh Gallery’ to be built at Jorasanko Tagore's house

The construction work will start at the end of this year


The ‘Ray’ of Bengali cinema The ‘Ray’ of Bengali cinema

The legendary filmmaker was honored with so many awards and prizes, including 32 Indian National Film Awards, a Golden Lion, a Golden Bear, 2 Silver Bears


Newly identified Leonardo portrait on show in London Newly identified Leonardo portrait on show in London

 A 500-year-old sketch of a bearded man was on Thursday revealed to be one of only two surviving portraits of Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci made during his lifetime


Emirates flies 2,000-year-old statue from Pakistan to Switzerland Emirates flies 2,000-year-old statue from Pakistan to Switzerland

The statue weighs 1,700 kilograms and is over 2 metres in height


Poetry book by poet Nur Hossain Al Kaderi- 'Dhup Dhoasha' revealed Poetry book by poet Nur Hossain Al Kaderi- 'Dhup Dhoasha' revealed

The book was unwrapped on Wednesday, April 24 by none other than the celebrated poet and litterateur Nirmalendu Goon


VOA to cover yearlong programmes on Bangabandhu’s birth centenary VOA to cover yearlong programmes on Bangabandhu’s birth centenary

The US based multimedia agency Voice of America (VOA) will run reports on different programmes throughout the ‘Mujib Barsha’ 


Edge of the Knife: only 20 people speak in this language 
Edge of the Knife: only 20 people speak in this language

On a wintry beach lined with conifers, the body of a teenage boy washes up on the grey sand. A mother runs to her dead son


'Mindfulness' events planned at metal festival 'Mindfulness' events planned at metal festival

Download's organisers are set to offer a "mindfulness" programme alongside the usual rock riffs, solos and snakebite


Solo painting exhibition by Suman Kumar Sarkar begins Friday Solo painting exhibition by Suman Kumar Sarkar begins Friday

The inaugural programme will be held in the afternoon ( 5pm) at La Galerie of Alliance Française de Dhaka


Colorful 4,000-year-old Egyptian tomb intrigues archaeologists Colorful 4,000-year-old Egyptian tomb intrigues archaeologists

The tomb is part of a massive necropolis at Saqqara, south of Cairo, and stands out for its distinctive design, according to an officials


‘Genocide Corner’ at Shugondha to be opened to visitors ‘Genocide Corner’ at Shugondha to be opened to visitors

Students from all educational institutions across the country will be able to visit the ‘Genocide Corner’ with prior permission from the authorities concerned


World Book and Copyright Day celebration Tuesday World Book and Copyright Day celebration Tuesday

The World Book and Copyright Day will be observed in the country on Tuesday. Bangladesh Copyright Office…


Art can set us free: Asaduzzaman Noor Art can set us free: Asaduzzaman Noor

Prof Nisar says that such exhibitions are necessary to "create a breathing space" in our society


Nepal-Bangla cultural evening held Nepal-Bangla cultural evening held

A ‘Nepalese-Bengali Cultural Evening’ was held on Friday evening at the National Museum aimed at increasing cultural exchange


‘Amar Pita Sheikh Mujib’ festival on Saturday ‘Amar Pita Sheikh Mujib’ festival on Saturday

Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury will inaugurate the festival


Art exhibition at Zainul Gallery Art exhibition at Zainul Gallery

A three-day long art exhibition will be inaugurated at Zainul Gallery of the Faculty of Fine Art at Dhaka University (DU) on Saturday


Vatican displays Holy Stairs for the first time in 300 years Vatican displays Holy Stairs for the first time in 300 years

The stairs will soon be covered over again with wood to protect the marble, but for the next few weeks visitors to Rome can literally walk, or at least kneel, on what are believed to be the original footsteps of Jesus


Museum cancels event honouring Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro Museum cancels event honouring Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro

The American Museum of Natural History has said it will not now host an event at which Brazil's leader Jair Bolsonaro was due to be honoured


Bangladeshi startup awarded at Youth Co:Lab regional round Bangladeshi startup awarded at Youth Co:Lab regional round

Avijatrik, a startup from Bangladesh, has won the social innovation award at the 2nd Youth Co:Lab summit held in Hanoi


Easter egg painting tradition alive in Germany Easter egg painting tradition alive in Germany

At an Easter egg market in Elsterheide near the Saxon town of Hoyerswerda, around two dozen egg painters showed off their trade


The entire wooden interior of Notre Dame Cathedral has been lost The entire wooden interior of Notre Dame Cathedral has been lost

The cathedral's wooden frame, which primarily consisted of oak, contains beams that date as far back as the first frame built for the cathedral


Singer Subir Nandi on life support Singer Subir Nandi on life support

The sources say the singer has been kept on a 72-hour observation and an angiogram will be done to know the condition of his heart


Decades on, war-scarred Beirut buildings remain Decades on, war-scarred Beirut buildings remain

Nearly 30 years after civil war guns fell silent, dozens of bullet-scarred, shell-pocked buildings are still standing


Noted singer Subir Nandi hospitalised Subir Nandi hospitalised

The noted singer has been suffering from kidney ailments for long time


Shakespeare home in London, where he wrote 'Romeo and Juliet,' found by historian Shakespeare home found in London by historian

historian Geoffrey Marsh spent a decade researching the home of the English dramatist and poet to pinpoint where exactly Shakespeare lived during 1590


Thailand celebrates Buddhist new year with water fights Thailand celebrates Buddhist new year with water fights

Songkran, the festival, held between 13 and 15 April in Thailand, is also celebrated in Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.


UK standup comedian Ian Cognito dies onstage UK standup comedian Ian Cognito dies onstage

when Cognito sat down and fell silent, "everyone in the crowd, me included, thought he was joking

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