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  • Shilpakala's homage to Kazi Nazrul Islam

    Marking the 119th birth anniversary of our National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy arranged a programme, featuring a discussion and a cultural event at its Music and Dance Centre auditorium. Professor Hosne Ara Joly of the Department of Bangla, from Jagannath University discussed the life and works of the poet, while Jahangir Hossain Chowdhury, BSA secretary, presided over the programme.

  • Alpana Habib launches cookbook

    It was a childhood dream come true for Alpana Habib when she launched her long-awaited cook book - Alpana's Cooking on May 13. The event was hosted by Zara and Naveed Mahbub, and they brought unbound joy and laughter to the night. The panel of speakers starred an ensemble of eminent women in Bangladesh such as Tasmima Hossain, Editor of Ananya Magazine; Sadya Afreen Mallick, Chief of Cultural

  • Cannes Film Festival 2018

    Festival de Cannes takes the curtain call

    After much hype, the 71st Cannes Film Festival came to an end on Saturday, drawing its curtains on all the glitz and glamour.

  • Kamal Ahmed receives "Rajshahi Betar Shilpee Shangstha Shammanona"

    Noted Tagore Singer and Director of External Service, Bangladesh Betar Kamal Ahmed received Rajshahi Betar Shilpee Shangstha Shammanona at the Nanking Darbar Hall of Rajshahi city.

  • Mim Mantasha won the crown of Lux Channel i Superstar 2018

    Mim Mantasha Superstar in the making

    Winning the country's biggest pageant is not an ordinary feat. Mim Mantasha has won not just a crown, but also the hearts of millions. Awaiting a new journey, the Lux Channel i Superstar 2018 winner shares her story with The Daily Star.

  • 12 years of Nagarnat

    With songs, dance and play, Nagarnat celebrated their 12 years of journey towards success in social awareness at the Muktaprangan of

  • Women in unification at Cannes

    History was made at this year's 71st Cannes Film Festival on Saturday as 82 women, representing the limited number of women filmmakers selected over its more than seven-decade history, made a symbolic walk up the red carpet.

  • Mim Mantasha became the winner of Lux-Channel I Super Star 2018

    Lux Super Star 2018 dazzles as Mim Mantasha takes the Crown

    If there is one pageant that never fails to capture the attention of the people around the country, it is the Channel i Lux Super Star.

  • Mim Mantasha became the winner of Lux-Channel I Super Star 2018

    Lux Super Star 2018 dazzles as Mim Mantasha takes the Crown

    If there is one pageant that never fails to capture the attention of the people around the country, it is the Channel i Lux Super Star.

  • Kazi Ghiyasuddin to receive the Order of the Rising Sun

    Every year, the government of Japan honours distinguished citizens of the country for their valuable contributions towards uplifting the image of the country and for making significant inroads in the service of humanity. The list also includes the names of a number of foreign nationals who help bridge the gap between their respective communities and Japan through their works in various fields. The Japanese

  • A little bit of Vietnam in Dhaka!

    Vietnam is celebrated for its tremendous ceramic art. With that in mind, Clay Station, a clay studio situated in Dhaka, has arranged an exhibition to give the people of Dhaka an essence of Vietnam.

  • Battle of the beauties: Who do you think will win?

    Samia Othoi, Mim Mantasha, Sarwat Azad Bristi, Ishrat Zaheen and Nabila Afrose are the top five contests of the Grand Finale. Live

  • Chhayanaut's homage to Tagore

    To celebrate Rabindranath Tagore's 157th birth anniversary, his works and his philosophy, a two-day 'Rabindra Utshab 1425' commenced at the main auditorium of Chhayanaut Sangskriti Bhaban in Dhanmondi, Dhaka. The festival began yesterday.

  • ‘Sara‘ with exciting young talents

    A star-studded cast of Shahtaj, Pritom, Azim, Doyel and Amit Sinha rounds up the level of hype that Sara wants to create with its ambitious clothing line. The fashion house is set to launch on 12th May, and fans are already showing

  • 157th birth anniversary of Kobiguru Rabindranath Tagore

    The Kabi Guru Lives on

    “The ultimate truth of our personality is that we are no mere biologists or geometricians; we are the dreamers of dreams, we are the music-makers.”

  • 157th birth anniversary of Kobiguru Rabindranath Tagore

    The Kabi Guru Lives on

    “The ultimate truth of our personality is that we are no mere biologists or geometricians; we are the dreamers of dreams, we are the music-makers.”

  • Rupchanda-The Daily Star Super Chef 2018

    New day, new challenges, and a new kitchen! Last week, the remaining six of the super chef kitchen was ready for their 21st challenge in the city's famous Istanbul Restaurant.

  • Celebrating Selina Hossain

    In the pages of Bangla literature, Selina Hossain's dedication has played an immense role to captivate and entertain readers with her remarkable words. Born on June 14, 1947, Selina Hossain is one of the most celebrated authors of Bangladesh. A winner of various accolades, her latest addition to the list is the Shwadhinata Padak, the highest state award of Bangladesh. Recently, Tarupallab, an organisation currently headed by Selina Hossain, arranged an event to celebrate the literary icon.

  • BGTF's National Conference held

    The 23rd National Conference of Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation (BGTF) was held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Actor and director Liaquat Ali Lucky and actor Kamal Bayezid were elected as Chairman and Secretary General, respectively, for the next three years.

  • Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation's 23rd National Conference

    Honourable Speaker of Bangladesh Parliament, Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury inaugurated the 23rd National Conference of Bangladesh Group Theatre Federation on May 4, 2018 at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. It is a two-day -long conference that will take place from May 4-5 at the academy.

  • Screening of Satyajit Ray Films

    The Daily Star is honoured to arrange a film screening and discussion of Charulata and Kanchenjunga, marking beloved author Satyajit Ray's 97th birthday.

  • A potpourri of dance styles

    A number of dancers, troupes and schools assembled at different venues of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) to celebrate

  • Monirul Islam honoured at Chandpur Press Club

    Internationally-renowned Bangladeshi artist Monirul Islam was honoured with “Gunijon Shongbordhona” at his hometown Chandpur on Saturday. Chandpur Press Club conferred him the ovation marking the initiation of the 2018 executive committee of the press club. At the event, the organisers also honoured Zainal Abedin Majumder, who was bestowed with CIP award twice for exporting leather goods to international market.

  • Recitation programme “Ek-i Brinte” held

    On April 26, poetry lovers gathered at Shawkat Osman Memorial auditorium of Central Public Library in Dhaka where elocutionists Dr.

  • “Passion for Colours” opens at BUET

    The show will start from 11 am to 8pm daily for four consecutive days. On the last day, there will be a prize giving ceremony at the BUET Auditorium where some of the best artworks will be given special prizes.

  • Jatiya Nazrul Sammelan concludes

    Cultural affairs minister Asaduzzaman Noor as chief guest attended a discussion titled “Bidrohi Kabi O Bangabandhu” while Nazrul researcher and executive director of Nazrul Institute Md Abdur Razzaque Bhuiyan was the main speaker.

  • Brazilian Week underway at Dhaka Regency

    The Federative Republic of Brazil is holding a festive “Brazilian Week” at the capital's Dhaka Regency Hotel and Resorts, giving Dhaka residents a taste of authentic food and music from the Latin American nation. The festival was inaugurated this past Friday through a gala dinner with dignitaries in attendance.

  • Serenading melodies of Baishakh

    Melody has an eternal appeal in the celebration of life. Bangalees have many time-honoured cultural festivals where music plays a

  • pahela boishakh

    Bangladeshi mission to UN celebrates Pahela Baishakh

    The Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations celebrated Pahela Baishakh at its New York office through grand fervor and festivity, according to a press release.

  • “All sorts of things can happen!”

    The Bengal Creative Fest, a unique career fair for creative professionals of the country, is set to take off from April 23-24 at the

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