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Remembering the choir of freedom

A file photo shows artistes of Bangladesh Mukti Sangrami Shilpi Sangstha perform in a live programme in 1971.  Courtesy: Lear Levin
Bangladesh Mukti Sangrami Shilpi Sangstha, a travelling troupe of singers and musicians, played a significant role in boosting the freedom fighters̢۪ spirit at the camps during the war of independence in 1971. In addition to performing live at the... Full story

The first BTV broadcast

The state-run Bangladesh Television̢۪s broadcast began at 6:00pm with a handwritten telop in white Bangla letters set on a black background on December 17, 1971 evening, the day after Victory Day. Full story

TV programmes are stereotypical: experts

TV channels broadcast stereotypical programmes on the Victory Day, which sometimes do not depict the depth of the war, observe viewers, cultural activists and freedom fighters. Most of the special teleplays aired on the Victory Day fail to portray the authentic... Full story

AROUND THE TOWN

Events Manobadhikar theke Bijay Dibas By: Bangladesh Liberation War Museum Time: 5.00pm onwards Date: December 10 to 16 Venue: Liberation War Museum auditorium... Full story


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