Ramendu Majumdar is one of the pioneers of the stage-drama movement in Bangladesh. He is one of the founders of the troupe, Theatre, formed in 1972. After almost 20 years, he directed a new play for the stage. The first screening of this new play will be held today Friday at the Shilpakala Academy. The Ekushey Padak winner spoke to The Daily Star about a variety of topics including his latest play, life achievements, goals, and his thoughts on the current state of society.
Popular actress and model, Tanvin Sweety has been an active member of the celebrated theatre group, Naami Mancha since 1995.
The High Commission for Pakistan in Dhaka arranged an exhibition titled “Pakistan: The Land of Indus” on Saturday at the Pakistan House. The event was organised as part of the diamond jubilee celebrations of Pakistan.
Cultural organisations celebrated 'Barsha Utsab 1429' earlier in the morning today at the Dhaka University campus, through various performances. The event marks the first day of the Bangla month of Ashar. Preserving nature and welcoming the Monsoon, Barsha Utsab Udjapon Parishad organised their ‘Barsha Utsab 1429’ celebrations at the Teacher-Student Centre (TSC). Meanwhile, Udichi Shilpi Gosthi (Dhaka Metropolitan Unit), another cultural organisation, held its programme at Nazrul Mancha in Bangla Academy.
This year saw the 75th instalment of the Tony Awards take place at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City on June 12. Named after noted actress, stage director, philanthropist and the founder of the American Theatre Wing, Antoinette Perry, the event looks to recognise excellence in live broadway theatre.
A unique exhibition titled “Rabindranama” is currently underway at the capital’s Kala Kendra. The exhibition features portraits of the kabiguru Rabindranath Tagore, as seen through the vision of 68 eminent and novice artists. The event organised by Kibria Printmaking Studio, commemorates the birth anniversary of the poet.