We pride our cultural diversity; we believe through the cultural development one nation can unite truly and go forward to success with communal spirit. The ultimate goals of culture is to establish freedom, peace and happiness in all spheres of life. We don`t mean culture is only song, music, dance or drama-theater; we mean culture is the spirit of life; culture is the total views, practices and development of our life style and society. Detail >>>
Struggle for Existence: Rickshaw Art and Artist
The schools of arts do not well treat and give recognition to rickshaw art and artists. The nonacademic rickshaw artists excellently visualize the time, life, traditions, lifestyle with entertained motifs. However it is ornamental art of rickshaws, which may be extended to cover whole rickshaw decoration. Detail with VIDEO CLIP >>>
Spot Clip - International Language Day Amar Ekushey, the International Language Day, 2006 has been observed both globally and nationally. Beyond the races, religions, parities the citizen tributed to the language martyrs and bud the patriotic spirit. Thousands people offers flowers with bare foot at Central Shaheed Minar including national leaders, celebrities and organizations. The historic eventwas in high spirit with patriotic songs. This year unprecedented security measures were taken in and around the Shaheed Minar premises. Laying of wreaths began at a minute past midnight and continued until 2:00pm of 21 February. VIDEO CLIP 52K << | >> 52K
Eternal patriotic song: Bangladesh also has many patriotic songs that inspired, involved the whole nations at 1952 and 1971 to win the freedom.AUDIO CLIPS >>>
Kirton - Bangla mystical performance Kirton is the mystical performance by which both singer and audience inspire and rejoice inner peace and revelation centering on God`s love. Detail with VIDEO CLIP >>
Rural Eid - celebration by grassroots poor As a Muslim majority country Bangladesh celebrates Eid every year. How the grassroots people celebrate the Eid it was our operation. We visited a village named `Mujati` of Mymensing district.. our main target was to discover the reality, festivities expression, practices as well as communal spirit under one dolor poverty line. VIDEO CLIP >>
Stop Violence: cultural conflict - threat to nation last five years, secular organizations, cultural activities, movie theaters, minority religious sites, certain shrines symbolizing the moderate Sufi band of Islam and liberal politicians have been attacked in a spate of bombing incidents in Bangladesh. The online project initiated by Drishtipat and Uttorshuri is an online appel to stop and solve the bombing violence >>>
`Bare Footed Morning ` a photo story by photographer Razibul Hassain on the celebration of Ekushey February in early morning with flowers and tears of patriotic love. Razibul Hassain says his story's background with UnnayanNews.
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Pahela Baishakh: Celebration with Total Heart
The first day of Bangla new year,
Pahela Baishakh is celebrated at 14 April with total heart and participation is known as “ Nôbo Bôrsho ”. Thousands people on Friday poured into the streets, parks and public places across the capital, cities and towns around the country. The specialty of this year celebration, is to overcome the fear of bomb attack by militants in high alert security. Detail with VIDEO CLIP >>
The Adibasi (Indigenous) Cultural Festival 2006. VIDEO CLIP >>
Ekushey bio mela and national poem festival. VIDEO CLIP>>
Our language our rights The muscle strength of dominant culture and language, not only the small but fertile language and culture of ours pass away, a piece of our world is gone as well. Half of the 6,000 or so languages spoken in the world are under threat. Full story >>>
Designing a web site between Amsterdam and Dhaka
- by Alfred Marseille
One of the web sites we produce is The Power of Culture , a web portal and online newsmagazine on culture and development. In this web site, we stress the importance of culture and the arts as driving force towards more political, economic and social freedom and the role that culture and the arts can play in the fields of human rights, education, the environment, emancipation and democratisation. Full story >>>
Theatre for Human Rirghts and Development
The application of theatre media for social change and development has been escalating around the world around since last forty years. Ahmed Abid a theatre professional and activist of Bangladesh has writen his experiences on the issue.
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Is HADUDU Going to Perish?
Photographer Juthika Howlader has made a photo story on "Hadudu"Bangladesh national game, Hadudu ( a form of Kabadi ) is not well recognized now but going to perish ! . Detail >>
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