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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 »

Five-week-long Jamdani festival begins in Dhaka Friday

A five- week long Jamdani festival will begin at Bengal Shilpalay in the city’s Dhanmondi on Friday. Bengal Foundation organised the festival in association with World Crafts Council. A press conference on the festival was held at Bengal Boi in the city on Tuesday. Addressing the press conference, President of the National Crafts Council of Bangladesh Rafiqul Islam said it ... Read More »

Thousands drenched in red in Spain’s ‘Tomatina’ battle

Bunol (AP/UNB) — More than 20,000 people are pelting each other with ripe tomatoes in the annual “Tomatina” street battle in a town in eastern Spain that has become a major tourist attraction. The party saw 145 tons of tomatoes offloaded from six trucks into crowds packing Buñol’s streets for the midday hour-long battle Wednesday. The fight leaves participants and ... Read More »

‘Hasina: A Daughter’s Tale’ at Global Film Festival in India

Culture Desk Indian Film Federation and West Bengal Tourist Corporation are jointly going to organise a film festival titled ‘Global Film Festival’ for the first time on August 21. Three films from Bangladesh have been selected for the festival including the documentary titled ‘Hasina: A Daughters Tale’, which is a Biopic of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. ‘Hasina: a Daughter’s Tale’ ... Read More »

Three Bangladeshi films to screen at Global Cinema Festival Siliguri

Culture Desk There will also be more representation from Bangladesh in other capacities. Arifin Shuvoo stars alongside Rituparna Sengupta in the Indian Bangla film Ahaa Re (2019), which is one of the opening films at this festival. International Fashion Designer Bibi Russell will showcase her collection at the Empower Fashion for Films fashion show there. The Film Federation of India, ... Read More »

Delicious recipes Eid al-Adha festival

The week of festivities is all set to begin. But no festival is complete without some mouthwatering recipes that add to the celebrations. So get set to add some flavours to your day with these special recipes that we have curated just for you to choose from. From Yakhni Shorba to Pathar Kabab — which recipe would you like to ... Read More »

Gitanjali Academy of Fine Arts to hold Rabindra-Nazrul Festival

Culture Desk Gitanjali Academy of Fine Arts is going to organise Rabindra-Nazrul Utshab at Batamoul of Rabindra Sharani in Uttara. The festival will be held from July 26 to July 27. Md. Atikul Islam, Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation will be present as the chief guest and will inaugurate the two day long festival. Noted Nazrul exponent and National ... Read More »

Fagun Haway to open Rainbow Film Festival in London

Culture Desk The Rainbow Film Festival is once again set to be held in London next week. This year’s festival will be the 20th edition of the event, which is going to be organized differently from previous ones. The opening ceremony will be held on Sunday at 12pm, at the Genesis Cinema hall on London’s Mile End Rd. Following the ... Read More »

London to host Miss World final,130 contestants for crown

The world’s largest annual international event returns to London for its 69thyear London, 2 July 2019 – The Miss World Organisation, led by Julia Morley, Chairman and CEO, has today announced exciting plans to bring 130 incredible women from all over the world to London for a three-week festival and the Miss World Final. Contestants will arrive in London on ... Read More »