2h ago| Theatre & Arts

Day one of Nazrul Utsav concludes

The second edition of Nazrul Utsav kicked-off at the capital's Gulshan Society Lake Park, today. The two-day-long event has been organised by Bangladesh Nazrul Sangeet Sangstha (BNSS), High Commission of India in Dhaka and Gulshan Society. HSBC Bank Bangladesh is the title sponsor of the festival.

3h ago| Theatre & Arts

Dhaka Art Summit: Day 1 Recap

Day one of Dhaka Art Summit (DAS) 2023 kicked-off at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on February 3, 2023. 

2d ago| Theatre & Arts

6th edition of Dhaka Art Summit starts Friday

Dhaka Art Summit (DAS), Bangladesh's largest exhibition platform for art and architecture, will begin this Friday (February 3). The sixth edition of DAS will be based around the Bengali theme of 'Bonna’ (flood).

2w ago| Theatre & Arts

“Bengal Stream”: Exploring the ever growing architecture of the land

The opening ceremony of ‘Bengal Stream: The Vibrant Architecture Scene of Bangladesh’ was held at Bengal Shilpalay December 10, 2022. M.A Mannan, Honorable Minister of Planning, Government of Bangladesh inaugurated the exhibition as the Chief Guest. Nathalie Chuard, Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh, and Honorable Member of Parliament, Mr. Asaduzzaman Noor, were also present as Special Guests at the event.

2w ago| Theatre & Arts

‘Aly Zaker Notuner Utshob 2023’ coming next week

Celebrating the essence of Bangladeshi theatre itself, eminent thespian and television persona Aly Zaker and his theatre troupe Nagorik Natya Sampradaya organised the first “Notuner Utshob”, with seven theatre plays back in 2019. Now, paying respect to the late artiste, this year’s festival has been titled “Aly Zaker Notuner Utshob 2023”.

2w ago| Theatre & Arts

Asaduzzaman Noor returns to stage with ‘Remand’

Eminent actor and Member of Parliament, Asaduzzaman Noor will soon be seen in the play “Remand”, performed by theatre troupe Hridmoncho. The play will be a part of the theatre festival ‘Notuner Utshob’.  The festival will kick-off on January 22 and will be staged at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023

Day one of Nazrul Utsav concludes

The second edition of Nazrul Utsav kicked-off at the capital's Gulshan Society Lake Park, today. The two-day-long event has been organised by Bangladesh Nazrul Sangeet Sangstha (BNSS), High Commission of India in Dhaka and Gulshan Society. HSBC Bank Bangladesh is the title sponsor of the festival.

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023

Dhaka Art Summit: Day 1 Recap

Day one of Dhaka Art Summit (DAS) 2023 kicked-off at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on February 3, 2023. 

February 1, 2023
February 1, 2023

6th edition of Dhaka Art Summit starts Friday

Dhaka Art Summit (DAS), Bangladesh's largest exhibition platform for art and architecture, will begin this Friday (February 3). The sixth edition of DAS will be based around the Bengali theme of 'Bonna’ (flood).

January 29, 2023
January 29, 2023

‘Self and Others’: Rumky’s mysterious and magical artistry

The opening ceremony for Hasura Akther Rumky’s first solo exhibition, ‘Self and Others’, took place at Alliance Francaise de Dhaka (AFD) on Friday, January 27.

January 27, 2023
January 27, 2023

‘In/Visible’ –Women, Art, and Violence

The female physique has always been an object of love, passion, desire, and lust regardless of race, caste, place, and time. Human world and its growth revolves around the womb. However, the body of a woman is also a reflection of male domination and violence. And the wounds it receives, visible or not, can tell horrifying stories. Dilara Begum Jolly’s solo exhibition ‘In/visible’ is a depiction of female bodies and the injuries inflicted upon them.

January 27, 2023
January 27, 2023

Tamalika Karmaker returns to stage after three years

National Award-winning actress Tamalika Karmaker has been a part of theatre for almost 30 years. She began her journey with “Pathor”, directed by Azizul Hakim and produced by Aranyak Natyadal. For the theatre troupe’s 50th anniversary, Tamalika is all set to return to the stage and is already taking part in rehearsals.

January 27, 2023
January 27, 2023

50 years of Aranyak Natyadal

Ekushey Padak-winning actor, Mamunur Rashid founded the Aranyak Natyadal in 1972, along with a group of young people who had returned from the war. Today marks the 50th anniversary of the group. To celebrate the occasion, an eight-day festival has been organised, which will end on February 3.

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023

Aranyak to celebrate its 50th founding anniversary

Famed theatre troupe Aranyak Natyadal is gearing up to celebrate its 50th founding anniversary with a plethora of cultural programmes and theatre plays.  Noted actor Mamunur Rashid, a member of the event organising committee, confirmed the news at the press conference for the event, held yesterday at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy’s Seminar Hall.

January 22, 2023
January 22, 2023

BotTala returns with new production after six years

For many years now, BotTala has been a popular performance space. They will soon be staging a new show, after six years, titled “Shokhi Rongomala”, which will be directed by Mohammad Ali Haider.

January 21, 2023
January 21, 2023

Aly Zaker Notuner Utshob 2023 underway

Theatre festival “Aly Zaker Notuner Utshob” has kicked off in Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy today, at 6:30 pm To celebrate the essence theatre itself and pay respect to one of the greatest Bangladeshi thespians, Aly Zaker, Nagorik Natya Sampradaya organised the first "Notuner Utshob" with seven plays in 2019. This year, it had been renamed after Aly Zaker.