Artistes recalled the contribution of Naren Biswas at a programme at the Shaukat Osman Memorial Hall of the Central Public Library in Dhaka on Thursday.
Cultural organisation Kanthashilan organised the programme marking the 10th anniversary of death of Naren Biswas. Continue reading
The award ceremony of Ananya Eid Fashion Competition 2008 was held at Hotel Abakas in Dhaka on Friday.
Cultural affairs adviser Rasheda K Chowdhury handed over the awards among the winners as chief guest. Entrepreneur Rokeya A Rahman and actress Kabori Sarwar attended as special guests at the programme chaired by Maleka Khan. Continue reading
â€œOne of our favourite pastimes was to gather with our friends on the rooftops and practise broto-chari…with the daily laundry strung as ‘tents’ off course,â€ my mother would tell us whenever women’s movement came up in the conversation. Here they learnt the simple dance and songs which led the way to Bratachari Movement, initiated by Gurushodoi Dutta. Continue reading
A special musical programme on International Women’s Day, titled “Baula Antar: Jago Nari Banhi Shikha,” will be aired tonight on Ekushey Television at 6:30 pm. Rishita Jahan and Saiful Islam have jointly produced the programme.
The programme features three female baul singers — Anima Mukti Gomez, Ruma Sarkar and Lata Dewan. On the programme, the artistes will share their achievements as well as struggles.