Timeout

Rafiqul Alam presents songs at IGCC

Rafiqul Alam presented his popular songs at a solo music programme on Friday at the Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre. Alam amused the audience with 15 songs. Most acclaimed ones were Saraswati Bondona, Ke Abar Bajai Banshi, Vhojon, Asha Chilo Mone Mone, Ek Hridoyhinar Kachhe and Kobe Sadhur Charandhuli. The programme was jointly organised by Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre in association […]

February 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Pahela Baishakh screened

A richly-informed documentary titled Pahela Baishakh featuring the tradition and events of welcoming the Bangla New Year was screened in a daylong programme on Thursday at the Shawkat Osman Auditorium at the Central Public Library. The show was screened celebrating the spring. In this sense the show appeared a bit irrelevant as a result it failed to attract audience. However, […]

February 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Louvre museum returns Nazi-looted artworks

Seven paintings taken from their Jewish owners in the 1930s are being returned to their surviving relatives as part of an ongoing French effort to give back looted, stolen or appropriated art (reported BBC online) The works include four paintings that currently hang in the Louvre in Paris. Six of the pieces were owned by Richard Neumann, an Austrian Jew […]

February 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Music inspires protesters at Shahbagh

Patriotic songs inspired the freedom fighters during the war of independence in 1971 to fight against the Pakistani army and its local collaborators. Even after the independence, such inspirational songs had been a source for encouragement for the masses to protest injustice. Following the trend of boosting the masses, many singers and bands have composed and presented inspirational songs at […]

February 16, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Group art show features Korean, local artists

A two-day Korea-Bangladesh group art exhibition featuring Korean and Bangladeshi artists began on Friday at the residence of Korean ambassador at Baridhara. The exhibition features paintings and four sculptures by participating 21 Korean and seven local artists. The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in collaboration with the Athena Gallery of Fine Arts has organised the exhibition as part of […]

February 16, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Romantic songs presented

Couples form all generations had a romantic evening at Chhayanaut on Valentine’s Day. A programme titled ‘Sudhu Valobasar Gaan’ was performed by famous Rabindra Sangit singers of Chhayanaut. All the singers and the audience had lighted candles in front of Chhayanaut before the programme started at 7:00pm expressing their solidarity with Shahbag Square’s candlelight vigil. Singer Sadi Mohammad and the […]

February 16, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Die Hard sequel leaves critics cold

The latest instalment in Bruce Willis’s Die Hard action franchise has received a largely frosty response from critics, reports Hindustan Times. ‘Last is least,’ bemoaned the Hollywood Reporter, while The Scotsman called it a ‘limp parody’ of the 1988 original. ‘The sense of exhilaration and fun that marked the best of the series has gone unaccountably AWOL,’ opined Kenneth Turan […]

February 16, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Barin Mazumder’s birth anniversary celebrated

Eminent classical artiste pandit Barin Mazumder’s 92nd birth anniversary was celebrated through discussion and performing classical music at a programme at the Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday. Pandit Barin Mazumder Smrity Sangsad and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy jointly organised the programme. Classical artiste Nihad De Akash presented raga Behag in vocal accompanied by Meher Hossain on […]

February 16, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Music enriches Valentine’s Day celebrations

Different genres of music presented by various groups appeared as additional source of entertainment for the Valentine’s Day makers at Dhaka University on Thursday. Huge number of viewers, mostly students in groups, enjoyed music from the dawn to the night at the Swaparjito Swadhinata on the campus. Cultural organisation Sattyen Sen Shilpy Gosthi organised the day-long programme with the slogan […]

February 15, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Subir Nandi presents romantic songs

His vocal and style are perfect for sentimental and romantic songs. Truly the seasoned singer Subir Nandi could transport the emotion in various types of romantic and sentimental songs from his latest album Amar Tumi Ele on Tuesday at Bengal Shilpalaya in Dhanmandi. The album was also launched at the same programme targeting the Pahela Phalgun and Valentine’s Day celebrations […]

February 15, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Endless Love tops Billboard’s chart

When it comes to love, sometimes old songs say it best. The 1981 Motown ballad ‘Endless Love’ by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie topped Billboard magazine’s ‘Top 50 ‘Love’ Songs of All Time’ list on Wednesday, just in time for Valentine’s Day. The duet, written by Richie and used as the theme song for Franco Zeffirelli’s film of the same […]

February 15, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Recitation festival ends at JU

Rabindranath Tagore’s classic Shesher Kabita was performed in the Pahela Phalgun evening by Dhwani, a Jahangirnagar University based recitation organisation at the at the Selim Al Deen Mucktamancha on the campus on Wednesday The presentation of the novel that recounts the love story of Amit Ray, a barrister educated in England, was the perfect treat for hundreds of audience to […]

February 15, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Bashanta welcomed

The city turned to a festive mood on Wednesday as thousands of youths in colourful attires and flowers in hands celebrated the first day of Bashanta (spring), the season of beauty and resurrection, which has been glorified in poems and songs as symbol of love and inspiration. Celebrating the day various cultural organisations presented romantic songs, people’s songs, poems and […]

February 14, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Valentine’s Day always special

Even after 40 years of the their marriage, celebrity couple Lucky Enam and Enamul Huq celebrate Valentine’s Day with special arrangement. Nature of celebrations is completely different from their early marriage days but charm is still the same. They celebrate the day with children and grand children these days. Family friends also get invitation in the Valentine’s celebrations. ‘We celebrate […]

February 14, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Love is in the air

The beauty love has been highlighted in the ongoing group painting exhibition titled Love is in the Air at the Athena Gallery in Badda. Thirteen couple artists of the country have depicted the beauty of love in the displayed 93 artworks done in various mediums including watercolour, oil, acrylic, wood, metal and mixed media in the exhibition organised by Athena […]

February 14, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Valentine’s Day audio market dull

It will be a dull Valentine’s Day for the music lovers as not many albums have been released by the production houses celebrating the day. None of the top singers except Subir Nandi neither any leading bands will release any album on Valentine’s Day, which was used to be a great occasion of releasing new albums in the previous years. […]

February 14, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Friends forever

Despite their business celebrity couple Tania Ahmed and SI Tutul celebrates Pahela Phalgun, the first day of spring according to the Bangla calendar. Model-actress Tania wears yellow attire while singer-composer Tutul wears special attire that he gets as gift from his better half. But, the couple also morns as they cannot spend the day together for their busy schedule these […]

February 13, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Biswajit, Bristy consider Pahela Phalgun universal festival

The pattern of celebrating the Pahela Phalgun has changed after marriage of the young artist-couple Biswajit Goswami and Tania Sultana Bristy who celebrate the day with fellow artists as universal festival. Before tying knot in 2009, the duo used to celebrate the day intimately at the faculty of fine arts at Dhaka University. But, now they celebrate the day with […]

February 13, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Devdas ‘finaliy’ gets release on Friday

Chashi Nazrul Islam’s much-talked-about film Devdas will be released in cinemas on Friday overcoming the uncertainty that continued for a year about the release of the film based on Sarat Chandra Chattapadhyay’s novel. It is the 14th celluloid version of Sarat Chandra’s classic in the subcontinent and second in Chashi’s life, said the director at the press show of the […]

February 13, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Ramayana staged

The myth of the Rama, Lakshan and Sita mentioned in the epic The Ramayana was staged through a musical titled Ramayana on Sunday at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Child artistes enacted the roles of the legends of the epic in the play directed by Ujjal Biswas. They could successfully portrayed the challenging characters of the Ramayana […]

February 13, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Advertisement