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  • This photo shows poets at the foreign session of the concluding day of the festival. — Ali Hossain Mintu

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  • A file photo shows artistes of Shilpakala perform an acrobatic.

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Foreign poets recite poems on Bangladesh

This photo shows poets at the foreign session of the concluding day of the festival. — Ali Hossain Mintu
Two foreign poets surprised the teeming number of audience with their poems on Bangladesh at the concluding session of the two-day National Poetry Festival. The veteran Austrian poet Dorothea Muller-Ott’s poem 16th December is on the Victory... Full story

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Morshed to make film on Humayun Ahmed’s novel

Morshedul Islam
Noted filmmaker Morshedul Islam will make his next film adapting one of the novels of iconic author Humayun Ahmed. The film titled Anil Bagchir Ekdin will be adapted from Humayun’s novel having the same title, which is based on the war of independence. Full story

Dhaka Art Summit begins on Friday

The second edition of Dhaka Art Summit will begin on Friday at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The three-day summit will highlight the vibrant contemporary art scene of the South Asian region by... Full story

BSA acrobatic troupe to visit 64 districts

A file photo shows artistes of Shilpakala perform an acrobatic.
The acrobatic troupe of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy is visiting and performing in all the 64 districts of the country to promote the art. The three-month programme was inaugurated by the director general of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Liaquat Ali... Full story

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dead

Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the leading actors of his generation and winner of an Academy Award for his title role in the film ‘Capote,’ was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday in what a New York police source described as an apparent... Full story

Ride Along continues US film chart reign

The film, starring Kevin Hart and rapper Ice Cube, took $12.3m (£7.5m) over the Super Bowl weekend, bringing its total domestic haul to $93m (£57m). Disney animation Frozen climbed back up the chart to two, benefitting from... Full story

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Exhibition Life & Struggle of Padma By: Sumon Yusuf Time: 10am to 8pm Date: January 24 to February 06 Venue: Allaince Francaise de... Full story


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