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The untold story of Pt. Barin Mazumder and Govt. Music College

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Government Music College, Bangladesh's sole state-run music school has a rich tradition that dates back over 50 years. Starting out as a kindergarten in Kakrail, today it is up and running in an aesthetic campus. Many legends and artistes are associated with the institution. Among the luminaries are Dr. Kazi Motahar Hossain, Kamruzzaman Ilias, Sawkat…

Musical conversation with Tagore poems in Ctg

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French flutist Gilles de Talhouet performed at a programme titled “Mystic Music Evening” at Alliance Francaise de Chittagong on Saturday. The programme displayed a musical conversation between the melodies of the flutist along with the poetries of Rabindranath Tagore. It was the artiste's debut performance along with the recitation of Tagore's poems. Two students of…

Rupchanda-The Daily Star Super Chef 2018 (Episodes 17 & 18)

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With the rhythmic beats of the dhol commenced a two-episode long celebration of traditional Bengali cuisine at the Super Chef kitchen. Everyone, from the host to the judges to the participants, was proudly garbed in traditional Bengali attires to welcome the spirit of Bengali New Year 1425. What added to the festivity was the graceful…

Jatiya Nazrul Sammelan concludes

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The three-day long Jatiya Nazrul Sammelan in Nilphamari concluded on Saturday night with captivating chorus “Dao Shourja  Dao Dhoirja”, performed by renowned artistes from Dhaka. Cultural affairs minister Asaduzzaman Noor as chief guest attended a discussion titled “Bidrohi Kabi O Bangabandhu” while Nazrul researcher and executive director of Nazrul Institute Md Abdur Razzaque Bhuiyan was…