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Youth leading change through innovation, creativity, and community engagement

Youth leading change through innovation, creativity, and community engagement

ON APRIL 7, Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC) organized an event titled ‘Youth Leading Change’ at the Independent University – Bangladesh (IUB) auditorium, which featured talks from ten young changemakers, who have gone through BYLC leadership programs, engaged in impactful social initiatives that are driving positive change in Bangladesh. The speakers represented different ages and education mediums, namely English and […]

April 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · EVENT
Boisabi: A unique, beautiful festival of colours

Boisabi: A unique, beautiful festival of colours

by Alvee Khan photos by Abdullah Apu During mid-April each year, two or three days preceding and culminating in the Bengali New Year, the three districts of Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) in Bangladesh – Rangamati, Bandarban and Khagrachari- become a place of colourful festivity. Boi-Sa-Bi festival is the largest and most significant indigenous cultural event on the CHT calendar. For […]

April 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · EVENT
FDCB celebrates Baishakh

FDCB celebrates Baishakh

by Alvee Khan photos by Abdullah Apu Fashion Design Council of Bangladesh (FDCB) presented ‘Naba Anande Baishakh’ at Khazana Gardenia Banquet hall at Gulshan-2 on April 1 and 2. The early celebration of Baishakh, the new year of Bengali calendar, was called by FDCB as part of their celebration of the ‘week of tradition’ leading to Baishakh. The programme, sponsored […]

April 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · EVENT
Mono Krome inaugurates at Meraki

Mono Krome inaugurates at Meraki

by Alvee Khan photos by Abdullah Apu Mono Krome launches its inaugural collection – Identity. Described as an ode to the beauty of minimalism and classicism, the inauguration ceremony was held at Meraki on March 30. The name Mono Krome plays a pun on owner and leading fashion designer Maheen Khan’s name in a gracious way. Mono Krome generally refers […]

April 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · EVENT
3rd London Bengali Film Festival starts

3rd London Bengali Film Festival starts

The 3rd London Bengali Film Festival (LBFF) inaugurates on April 12 at the Barbican, with a red carpet reception and the UK premiere of the ground‐breaking documentary film ‘Legend of the Loom.’ The full story of the legendary cloth, Muslin, designed for international audiences, takes the viewer on a breath‐taking 2000‐year‐old journey. The four day festival is an annual celebration […]

March 30, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · EVENT
‘Artress’ begins its journey

‘Artress’ begins its journey

by Alvee Khan Artress, a new fashion house, held the inauguration ceremony of its first outlet in the capital’s Gulshan-2 area on March 10. The glamorous day was brightened by the presence of industry icon such as Zannatul Ferdows Peya, who was present at the ceremony as the icon model of Artress. She said “I am very excited to be […]

March 15, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · EVENT
Eeshita Azad’s ‘Elegiac Songs’ reading and book signing event

Eeshita Azad’s ‘Elegiac Songs’ reading and book signing event

by Alvee Khan Performance poet Eeshita Azad’s book ‘Elegiac Songs’ reading and book signing event was held at Jatra Biroti on February 28. Published by Journeyman books, the book had been officially unveiled at the Boimela in Bangla Academy premises on February 18. Eeshita Azad is a communications specialist and an arts event organiser with a career spanning over 15 […]

March 8, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · EVENT
International Women’s Day 2018

International Women’s Day 2018

by Tehreen Islam The earliest celebration of the Women’s Day dates back to New York on February 28, 1909, and it was organised by the Socialist Party of America. In 1910, the declaration of an International Women’s Day was proposed by Socialist representatives at the International Women’s Conference in Copenhagen. The delegates felt the need to promote equal rights for […]

March 1, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · EVENT
Rubina Akhter’s first solo exhibition at Gallery Twenty One

Rubina Akhter’s first solo exhibition at Gallery Twenty One

by Alvee Khan RUBINA AKHTER, an artist with flair and versatility, is having her first solo exhibition titled Beautiful Anger at Gallery Twenty One, in the capital’s Dhanmondi. The inauguration ceremony was held on February 6. Artist Hashem Khan inaugurated the exhibition as chief guest, artist professor Syed Abul Barq Alvi and eminent journalist Nadeem Qadir was present as special […]

February 15, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · EVENT
Collectors’ show at Shilpangan displaying 45 artworks

Collectors’ show at Shilpangan displaying 45 artworks

CONTEMPORARY art gallery Shilpangan arranged a special collectors’ show, displaying 45 collectible drawings and prints of famous Bangladeshi artists from January 23 to February 2. On January 23 the show was inaugurated at the gallery by chief guest Professor Nazrul Islam, renowned art writer and former chairman of the University Grant Commission. Artist Rashid Amin and Javed Jalil, among other […]

February 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · EVENT

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