41st founding anniversary of Bangladesh Film Archive celebrated

Ahasan, Dhaka, 26 May 2019

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“The country’s film industry had a golden period in the past. The incumbent government is working to improve the film industry as there is no alternative to that,” Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said while inaugurating the program marking the 41st founding anniversary of Bangladesh Film Archive at its projection hall at Agargaon in the capital. He also added that the government is working relentlessly to get back the golden era of the Bangla cinema through modernization of the film industry.

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Seminar on ‘Museum as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition’ Held at Asiatic Society Bangladesh

Rajesh, Noakhali, 26 May 2019

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A seminar titled ‘Museum as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition’ has been held at Asiatic Society Bangladesh Auditorium by International Council of Museum (ICOM) on the occassion of International Museum Day 2019 on May 19, Sunday. The seminar was presided by Professor Mahfuza Khanam, President, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh with the chair of Professor Sharif Uddin Ahmed, Department of History and Philosophy, North South University Bangladesh.

During the seminar, Prof. Khanam said, “If we look at the richest and most civilised countries, we can see how they nourish their art and culture through museums.” Museums is a must for protecting history and the advancement of a civilised nation, she added. Professor Dr. Sabbir Ahmed, general secretary, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Muhammad Manirul Hoque, Deputy Keeper of Bangladesh National Museum, Sangita Lahiri, intern, Ramkrishna Mission Institute of Culture Kolkata, also spoke on the event.

158th Birth Anniversary of ‘Bishwo Kobi’ celebrated across the country

Rajesh, Noakhali, 19 May 2019

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Polymath, poet, author, painter, Musician Rabindranath’s 158th birth anniversary celebrated in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy inaugurated the nationwide celebration of the 158th birth anniversary of the world-renowned poet. Education Minister Dipu Moni inaugurated the event, while Cultural Affairs Minister KM Khalid chaired the programme. President of Bangla academy Dr Anisuzzaman, literary researcher Dr Sanjida Khatun, acting Secretary of cultural ministry Dr Md Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal and Liberation War Museum Trustee Mofidul Haque were present on that occasion.

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A presentation on “The Unfinished Memoirs” has made at the Thessaloniki International Book Fair

Rajesh, Noakhali,  May 19, 2019

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Bangladesh Embassy, Athens has delivered a presentation on “The Unfinished Memoirs”, written by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, at the Thessaloniki Book Fair. Thessaloniki International Book Fair, the largest book fair in Greece has been started on from May 9, till 12 at HELEXPO, Greece aiming at encouraging reading with a focus on contemporary socio-political issues for dialogues and discussions. This is the 16th edition of the book fair for this year is happening with great enthusiasm.

Certificate Award Ceremony of a ten day long Advanced Archival Records and Digital Library Management Course held

Ahasan, Dhaka, 12 May 2019

Archival Management plays an important role in protecting the existence of the state’-State Ministry of Cultural Affairs Mr KM Khalid, MP said as a Chief Guest on 05 May 2019 at National Library Auditorium, Agargoan, Dhaka. He said, the Department of Archives and Library, maintaining the responsibility of preserving government gazettes, recruitment, policies, agreements, protocols, valuable records, documents, state and public information through archival management.

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