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Energetic rock concerts of the year to spread the joy of music When rock buffs of the country got sick of their earphones, Live Square, under the banner of Rock Inc brought out one of the biggest, energetic rock concerts of the year to spread the joy of music and arrange for a bigger, better […]

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BAMBA’s Eid celebration concert ended with a blast on August 2 at the Jamuna Future Park. Leading bands such as Warfaze, Maqsood O Dhaka, Reneissance, Nemesis and Mechanix rocked the concert with their flaming performances. Moreover, the final band of the show, LRB treated the audience with a surprise as Ayub Bachchu’s son Ahnaf Tazoar […]

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Indian film actress Moon Moon Sen has  expressed her desire to visit the ancestral home of  her  mother  Suchitra sen  in Pabna. Bangladesh government has  cleared  Suchitra’s  ancestral  house recently from  the  occupation  of  a  orphanage. Born in 1931, Roma Dasgupta Krishna, better known as Suchitra Sen, spent her childhood in the house in Pabna’s […]

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Bulbul Ahmed, one  of  the  prominent  film actors of the country, was remembered on his fourth death anniversary  by  cultural organisation Swopnalik    Bangladesh  Shilpakala Academy in the city on Tuesday. A discussion meeting  was  organised  on  the  occasion .  It was followed by  a film-show. Prominent filmmakers Chashi Nazrul Islam, FI Manik and Amzad Hossain, […]

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To mark the Dhaka University Day on  July 01,  Theatre and Performance Studies Department of the  university  staged William Shakespeare’s Hamlet at Natmondal on DU campus. Vice Chancellor of Dhaka University, Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique inaugurated the four-day theatre festival on June 4 evening, while Mamunur Rashid was also present as special guest on the […]

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The drama “Confusion” is adapted by Ferdous from an international story and is directed by Abeer Khan Riaz and Nipun are about to appear in three dramas “Confusion,” “Superstar” and “Subhagomon” which will be aired during Eid. The drama “Confusion” is adapted by Ferdous from an international story and is directed by Abeer Khan. Ferdous’ […]

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The 115th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam will be celebrated across the country on Sunday.   The government and various socio-cultural and political organization have chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the day.   The programmes include placing of wreaths at the poet’s grave on the premises of Dhaka University Mosque, discussions, […]

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A three-day music  festival  organized by  Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy jointly  with    Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Samannay Parishad concluded at the open–air  stage   of the academy  on Tuesday. Around 35 cultural organisations and music troupes from across the country performed at the festival which mainly featured patriotic and traditional songs and synchronised dance recitals. The festival was […]

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Cultural Correspondent Eminent poet and journalist Fazal Shahabuddin passed away at his residence in the capital’s Madhya Basabo on Sunday morning. He was 78. He received two of the most prestigious literary awards in Bangladesh: the Bangla Academy Award in 1973 and the Ekushey Padak in 1988. Shahabuddin died in February 2014, five days after […]

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Cultural Correspondent The ancestral house of the late legendary actor Suchitra Sen in Pabna will be converted to a memorial museum after immediately reclaiming it from the illegal occupation. This was disclosed by the cultural affairs minister Asaduzzaman Noor in a condolence programme organised at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday. The minister further said that […]

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Nazmus Saquib chats with the film-star on politics, recent works, ambitions, upcoming ventures, et al in a freewheel conversation When you enter the AJI Group Office in Savar’s Hemayetpur, you will notice a kind of discipline in the activities of all the employees who work there. From the receptionist, sewing operators to the public relations […]

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Bangladesh’s Shahbagh movement may be homegrown but the song which has almost become its anthem is written and composed by a leading Indian folk artiste. The Shahbagh movement began on February 5, hours after fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah was sentenced to life in prison for genocide during Bangladesh’s Liberation War in 1971. The […]

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