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Alliance Française celebrated World Music Day

Alliance Française de Dhaka celebrated “Fête de la Musique 2017” which is globally known as ‘World Music Day’ with a series musical performance on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Fête de la musique brings about a great opportunity to immerse and participate in a musical expedition by ...বিস্তারিত

‘Garments’ by Tahmima Anam

One day Mala lowers her mask and says to Jesmin, my boyfriend wants to marry you. Jesmin is six shirts behind so she doesn’t look up. After the bell, Mala explains. For months now she’s been telling the girls, ya, any day now me and Dulal are going to the Kazi. They don’t believe her, […] ...বিস্তারিত

Poem of Leuna Sarah

Noir vu la profondeur en moi (French for ‘Black saw the depth in me’)   I’m no poet, and yet I write as one Rhyme, rhythm or meter, I know none; Possessed of the highest inspiration, Of those that strain imagination. But I write to still the demons in my soul, What Death, that faceless […] ...বিস্তারিত

Elections in time: Says Inu to CJA

  soumitra dev ‘Parliamentary elections will be held in time as stipulated in the constitution of the country, regardless of BNP’s decision  to join or not. If they come, welcome, if not, it is up to them.’ Information minister Hasanul Haq Inu told in a meeting with visiting ...বিস্তারিত

an Evening of ‘Bangla Kheyal’

Indira Gandhi Culture Centre  organised an Evening of ‘Bangla Kheyal’directed by eminent composer of Bangladesh, Mr. Azad Rahaman, at Main Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum, Shahbagh, Dhaka at 6.30 PM on Friday, 21 April 2017. The programme started with a chorus songs by 60 participants ...বিস্তারিত

Dalits in Bangladesh at La Galerie

Every day we walk down the streets of Dhaka but we never look back and think about who keeps the streets and sewer systems clean. They are the unseen. They are overlooked from our sight and mind. There are between 5.5 to 6.5 million unseen Dalits in Bangladesh. To recognize the contribution of ...বিস্তারিত

Asia Foundation Bangladesh Donates3100Books in Rajshahi

The Asia Foundation Bangladesh Donates3100Books in Rajshahi The Asia Foundation-Bangladesh willorganize a book donation event supported by Pubali Bank Ltd. on April 11, 2017, at Boarder Guards Conference Centre in Rajshahi. The Asia Foundation will donate approximately 3,100 Bangla and English ...বিস্তারিত

An evening of Rabindra Sangeet by Kamal Ahmed

Soumitra dev An evening of Rabindra Sangeet by Kamal Ahmed at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum in the city at 6 pm on April 9. Indira Gandhi Culture Centre (IGCC) is organising it . Kamal Ahmed is the director of External Service of Bangladesh Betar. He is from the ...বিস্তারিত

Greatest heroes of 1971 to me…

Audity Falguni When we first did a little VDO of her and made a photo with screenshots of the VDO footages (she was not willing to be snapped), I was feeling a little guilty before posting her photo: am I violating ethics? But then another thought came to my mind: our brave mothers (all the ...বিস্তারিত

Emotion of Sufi Music

Emotion of Sufi Music “Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free.” – Rumi Descending from a Sufi family, A. Z. Shimul has been driven by the thoughts ...বিস্তারিত

You make me an artwork

Atika Cherry You are the artist You are more than a poet, More than a sculptor, painter or whatever! You are all in one. You make my life an artwork! It has only beginning and it’s shining still Some feeling I feel which I will feel constant No ups and down my life has! The […] ...বিস্তারিত

Rape culture: As we name it

 supriti dhar India RapeKevin S. Boiragi and Pamelia Khaled: To the readers, this article does not offer any solution rather analyzes a significant issue and then asks some rudimentary questions. It does not accuse any single media apart from us for being so banal. There is no intention to ...বিস্তারিত