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  • This photo taken on Sunday shows a good number of visitors on Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy premises to enjoy delicious pithas and traditional music. — Ali Hossain Mintu

  • A troupe presents a dance recital at the National Art Gallery auditorium on Sunday. — Ali Hossain Mintu

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Pitha fest in full swing at Shilpakala

This photo taken on Sunday shows a good number of visitors on Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy premises to enjoy delicious pithas and traditional music. — Ali Hossain Mintu
The age-old festivity of pitha making is common during the winter in the country. Such festivities frequent in the rural areas are gradually disappearing from the urban areas. For those who miss the tradition in the urban life, can enjoy delicious pithas at... Full story

Dancers pay tribute to Bulbul Chowdhury

A troupe presents a dance recital at the National Art Gallery auditorium on Sunday. — Ali Hossain Mintu
Different Dhaka based troupes entertained the audience presenting colourful recitals in a two-day dance programme that ended on Monday at the National Art Gallery auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The programme was organised... Full story

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Chandan hopes to popularise fibre art in Italy

Shafiqul Kabir Chandan
The Italy based expatriate artist Shafiqul Kabir Chandan has made a niche in the art circuit in Milan displaying his artworks in natural and synthetic fibres for the past 11 years. Chandan dreams to promote and popularise the jute fibre based delicate... Full story

Daft Punk get lucky at Grammy

French dance duo Daft Punk have taken top honours at the Grammy Awards, winning five prizes including album and record of the year, reports BBC online. Hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis took four awards - best new... Full story

AROUND THE TOWN

Exhibition Art exhibition Featuring paintings of Zainul Abedin and Qumrul Hasan By: National Museum Time: 10:00am to 4:30pm Date: December 22 to January... Full story


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