No events on Lalon’s death anniversary

No programmes are taking place this year on Lalon’s death anniversary. Local administration has prohibited public gatherings on the occasion due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Artisans busy making musical instruments for Durga Puja

Around 20-25 families in Tangail's Babnapara are carrying on the family tradition of making percussion instruments like dhak, dhol, tabla and khol. Coronavirus pandemic and recent lockdowns...

Munshiganj’s traditional craft of mat weaving at risk of being lost

Around a hundred families in Munshiganj are still keeping the tradition of mat, locally called pati, weaving alive. Each and every mat has a story woven in itself. And it appears as if these tales...

Artworks at DU library: Masterpieces left to decay

Four important examples of the country’s modern art -- a sculpture by Novera Ahmed and three murals by Hamidur Rahman -- have been decaying on the walls of Dhaka University Central Library.

A&E Talk with Elita: Hamin Ahmed

Hamin Ahmed is the member of the legendary band Miles and is also a composer, guitarist, bassist and singer.

A&E Talk with Elita: Foad Nasser Babu

Foad Nasser Babu, a living legend -- a musician who has seen it all in the last four decades and more where the music industry of Bangladesh is concerned.

October 17, 2021
October 17, 2021

No events on Lalon’s death anniversary

No programmes are taking place this year on Lalon’s death anniversary. Local administration has prohibited public gatherings on the occasion due to the coronavirus pandemic.

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021

Artisans busy making musical instruments for Durga Puja

Around 20-25 families in Tangail's Babnapara are carrying on the family tradition of making percussion instruments like dhak, dhol, tabla and khol. Coronavirus pandemic and recent lockdowns...

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

Munshiganj’s traditional craft of mat weaving at risk of being lost

Around a hundred families in Munshiganj are still keeping the tradition of mat, locally called pati, weaving alive. Each and every mat has a story woven in itself. And it appears as if these tales...

September 30, 2021
September 30, 2021

Inside the dream library of Mirajul

Although Mirajul's work requires him to sell a variety of titbits out on the streets, he still finds time to satiate the voracious reader within him.

August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021

Visually impaired singer Nurunnabi struggling for a living amid lockdown

Nurnabi, a visually impaired Lalmonirhat resident, used to make a living by singing in markets.

May 15, 2021
May 15, 2021

Together for half a century

In this Eid special, we talked life and experience with Ramendu Majumdar and Ferdousi Mazumder, the evergreen couple.

May 14, 2021
May 14, 2021

Artists out of focus: how’re they doing?

FDC has always been associated with glamour, fame and success. However, the people who enliven the screen, the unsung heroes, known as junior artists or supporting actors somehow remain out of the...

May 13, 2021
May 13, 2021

Siam’s Eid celebration with family

On the occasion of Eid, Star Connects brings one of the most popular actors working in Bangladeshi film industry at present, Siam Ahmed.

April 11, 2021
April 11, 2021

Mita Huq's last conversation with Star

​We deeply mourn the loss of Rabindra Sangeet exponent Mita Haque. She last sat for an exclusive conversation with Rafi Hossain on January 8, 2021. Through this video, we pay homage to her loving...

March 26, 2021
March 26, 2021

Slogans for freedom: The Daily Star celebrates 50 years of independence

On the occasion of the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence, The Daily Star presents a theatrical, audio-visual production featuring slogans that were chanted during various movements up to...