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Eid-ul-Fitr in the midst of coronavirus pandemic

Mostafa Kamal Majumder After a month of fasting and self-restraint Muslims in Bangladesh, like those in the rest of the world, are celebrating the holy Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday according to the sighting of the moon. Traditionally the biggest religious festival in the country the Eid has come with a different flavour this time because of the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic attack ... Read More »

How to Celebrate the Eid Safely during COVID-9 Pandemic

After the month-long fasting of Ramadan, Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims, has arrived. However, unlike other years, the holy festival is coming amidst of pandemic this year. Yes! We are talking about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The number of affected people in Bangladesh has crossed 30000; while more than 400 people died from deadly COVID-19 disease. Let not ... Read More »

A colourless Pahela Baishakh

Dhaka, April 15 – Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla new year which is synonymous with colour and jubilant celebrations involving the whole nation, were not seen on Tuesday, the first day of the Bengali month of Baishakh due to lockdown enforced by the law enforcing agencies in view of the coronavirus pandemic. Read More »

Pahela Falgun, Valentine’s Day celebrate

Streets in Dhaka and other big cities have taken a festive look with youths clad in red and yellow attires have started joining the celebrations of Pahela Falgun, the first day of Spring, and the Valentine’s Day. Pahela Falgun usually falls on February but this year it coincided with Valentine’s Day as Bangla Academy has revised Bangla Calendar to match ... Read More »

18th Dhaka Int’l Film Festival ends

Culture Desk Iranian director Reza Mirkarimi’s feature film ‘Castle of Dreams’ won the Best Film Award in the Asian Film Competition segment at the 18th Dhaka International Film Festival, which ended on Sunday at the Main Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum. Read More »

Mujib Borsho: Modi, Pranab, Sonia to join celebrations: FM

Dhaka, Delhi want to take ties to newer heights Dhaka, Dec 6 – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee and former Indian National Congress President Sonia Gandhi are expected to visit Dhaka next year to attend the birth centenary celebrations of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Read More »

Thai food festival at Amari Dhaka

Dhaka, November 2019 – Amari Dhaka is bringing the festive tastes of Thailand for Dhaka city dwellers and food enthusiasts. Prepared by Thai culinary maestro and Amari’s newly appointed new Thai Chef Nong from 21st till 30th November 2019 at Amari Dhaka. Read More »

Bangladesh at 1st Asia Cultural Week-2019 Festival in Korea

Dhaka – The Embassy of Bangladesh, Seoul has participated in the ‘1st Asia Cultural Week 2019’ organised by Asia Culture Centre in Gwangju city, the cultural hub of Korea. Bangladesh, along with 14 other nations, participated in the festival, jointly organised by Asia Culture Institute and Gwangju International Centre at the Asia Culture Plaza of the city, said the Embassy ... Read More »