Monday, May 27, 2024

Sixth Dhaka Art Summit gets underway on Friday

Cultural Desk : The biggest exhibition platform for art and architecture in Bangladesh, Dhaka Art Summit (DAS)will start on Friday (February 3). The sixth DAS will have the Bengali theme of “Bonna” (flood) as its basis. The event will feature over 160 local and international artists. Topics like climate change and gender relations will ... Read more

Happy Days staged at Shilpakala Academy

Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days was staged at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday. Translated by Kabir Chowdhury and adapted and directed by Shuvashis Sinha, the play is a take on the absurdity of life, an investigation into meaning and meaninglessness of human existence. Although the original play contains two

Tareque, Mishuk remembered

Celebrated filmmaker Tareque Masud and cinematographer Mishuk Munier were remembered through a commemorative event marking their fourth death anniversary at the Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday. Both Tareque Masud and Mishuk Munier, along with three others, died in a road accident on August 13, 2011.

Exhibition shows calligraphic art at Shilpakala

A group of 36 calligraphers are demonstrating their skill in the art of decorative handwriting at a group show at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The show, titled Calligraphy Painting Exhibition, has been jointly organised by Bangladesh Calligraphy Artists Guild and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Among the 140 calligraphic pieces on display, about ... Read more

Mukti Mukti staged

Helplessness of a father desperately searching his abducted son during the War of Independence touched the hearts of the audience while they witnessed the play Mukti Mukti at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Wednesday. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Repertory staged the play as part of the ongoing theatre festival organised by

Waiting for Godot staged

STUDIO THEATRE FEST Waiting for Godot staged A Bangladeshi adaptation of Irish playwright Samuel Beckett’s classic Waiting for Godot was staged on Sunday at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy as part of the eight-day studio theatre festival organised by Northern University Bangladesh based troupe Northern Theatre. The host troupe staged the play ... Read more

BSA’s nat’l Tagore contest ends

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy has organised a national level contest in various categories for children and young adults on Friday to celebrate Rabindranath Tagore’s 152nd birth anniversary. This was followed by a discussion session and an award giving ceremony on Saturday at the National Music and Dance Center Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, where the winners

National theatre fest ends today

The eight-day national theatre festival will end today through staging of 11 plays at the four venues of the academy. Organised by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, the festival titled Swapna O Drohoer Jatiyo Natyautsab featured 64 theatre plays in total from 64 districts. Of the participating troupes, 52 were colleges from 52 districts. Students of different ... Read more

Plays depicting history staged on third day

Eight plays, most of which are periodic drama, were staged on the third day of the ongoing eight-day theatre festival at three venues of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday. Organised by the academy, the festival titled Swapna O Drohoer Jatiyo Natyautsab features 64 theatre plays from the Shilpakala-based and college-based theatre troupes from 64 districts.

Swapno O Droher Jatiya Natyautsab begins

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy has been beautifully decorated to celebrate a special moment: the inauguration of the eight-day National Theatre Festival 2013 on Thursday. Almost everyone who passed by the area was drawn to the programme by its zeal and fervour, colour and sound. The festival is featuring 64 plays in total, one from each district ... Read more

Local, Korean artistes perform

Local and Korean artistes performed together in two consecutive shows held on Wednesday and Thursday at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Marking the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Republic of Korea and Bangladesh, Korean embassy arranged a vibrant cultural programme titled Charm of Korea where cultural flavours of both countries were brought

A rare rapturous evening

The National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy turned into a place of major attraction on the sixth day of the ongoing Syed Shamsul Haque theatre festival as famous and distinguished thespians acted out segments from Haque’s plays on Thursday. Titled as Natyakar Sannidhye, the event drew a lot of theatre lovers who got the ... Read more

Padatik Natya Sangsad organises theatre fest

The fourth Syed Badruddin Hossain Smriti Natya Utsab began with great enthusiasm of the theatre activists on Friday at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Eminent poet-playwright Syed Shamsul Haque was present as the chief guest in the inauguration ceremony. Worldwide International Theatre Institute president Ramedu Majumdar,

Illustrated diaries on display at Shilpakala

Entries of 8 finalists sent to Japan The illustrated diaries portraying daily events and thoughts in the form of a picture and a short essay are on display at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The displayed 344 enikkis, the Japanese term for illustrated diaries, have been selected from the hundreds of entries ... Read more