Tradition

April 4, 2022
April 4, 2022

4 ways to wear a teep in style

Originating as a mere red dot on the forehead, a teep lends that extra oomph to a face by adding a touch of tradition to the overall look.

January 13, 2022
January 13, 2022

Fireworks, negligence and accidents: Lessons to learn from past celebrations

Every year the sky of Old Dhaka is lit up with fireworks to mark Shakrain Festival, and this year will be no different.

December 20, 2021
December 20, 2021

Children's books on traditional games launched by Unesco, The Asia Foundation

The Asia Foundation in Bangladesh and Unesco Dhaka Office joined forces to produce and disseminate books and reading materials focused on cultural heritage of Bangladesh, and to promote reading...

October 11, 2015
October 11, 2015

An evening at Nantang Block

A walk around the historical block of Nantang, in Ningbo of China to get a glimpse of the weekend activities of the local people, and to try out some of their traditional delicacies.

July 3, 2015
July 3, 2015

Chawkbazar’s iftar fiesta (video)

The long tradition of selling “Shahi” iftar items in Old Dhaka has become quite renowned. “Shahi” or not – one thing is for sure that the food looks just exquisite.