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'Keep your hobbies'

'Keep your hobbies'

Dhaka Lit Fest

Wed, Nov 13 2019

Curtis Jobling and his take on how to achieve what one is most passionate about

Dissecting the line between fact and...

Dissecting the line between fact and...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Wed, Nov 13 2019

An insight on how to tell a story that has already been told

Zulfiqer Russell’s Joler Damey launched...

Zulfiqer Russell’s Joler Damey launched...

Showtime

Sat, Nov 9 2019

Cover of the book was unveiled in the presence of musicians, lyricists, and Russell’s friends from...

Decolonizing Bangla slang

Decolonizing Bangla slang

Showtime

Sat, Nov 9 2019

The approach of decolonizing the Bangla language by adding slang to it has been present overwhelmingly...

Jan Blake: What does gender have to...

Jan Blake: What does gender have to...

Showtime

Sat, Nov 9 2019

Each of the traditional African stories she performed, inspired by African folklore, gave the audience...

The need for moderators

The need for moderators

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 9 2019

Ahsan Akbar, one of the directors, opened by addressing the concerns of including more local moderators...

DLF ends with packed sessions, pouring...

DLF ends with packed sessions, pouring...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 9 2019

Despite the dire straits and lamentable circumstances, the fervor among the attendees surrounding the...

Teaching children about climate...

Teaching children about climate...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 9 2019

The Climate Crisis Game session was designed for children aged between 9 to 13

Last day of DLF begins

Last day of DLF begins

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 9 2019

On Friday, festival goers braved the heavy rain to attend panels and stroll through the food court at...

On the road with William Dalrymple

On the road with William Dalrymple

Dhaka Lit Fest

Sat, Nov 9 2019

A panel on travel writing

'What makes Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib...

'What makes Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 8 2019

Bangabandhu created the subcontinent's first nation state based on linguistic nationalism (later...

The spectre of statelessness

The spectre of statelessness

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 8 2019

Friday's session was moderated by Indian political commentator Garga Chatterjee

Children’s world of fantasy

Children’s world of fantasy

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 8 2019

'I was looking through picture books when I came across one book that till this day, managed to stay...

F Minor rocks Nazrul stage of Dhaka...

F Minor rocks Nazrul stage of Dhaka...

Showtime

Fri, Nov 8 2019

This was the second appearance of F Minor in the Bangla Academy, but first ever performance for the Dhaka...

Asaduzzaman Noor captivates audience...

Asaduzzaman Noor captivates audience...

Showtime

Fri, Nov 8 2019

The veteran cultural personality kept the audience engaged throughout the session with his charms and...

'Things are much worse than you...

'Things are much worse than you...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 8 2019

The panel invited exciting questions and brought fascinating insight into information and...

'You can forgive, but you cannot...

'You can forgive, but you cannot...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 8 2019

The hour-long panel was conducted at the Abdul Karim Shaittyabisharad auditorium on the second day of...

‘It is time to tell men not to...

‘It is time to tell men not to...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 8 2019

Speakers at 'No World For Women' session on the second day of Dhaka Lit Fest talked about the...

'The ruling class has always suppressed...

'The ruling class has always suppressed...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 8 2019

Panelists at DLF discuss conflict writers must deal with within themselves and within society

A glorious and bloody tale of

A glorious and bloody tale of

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 8 2019

The hour long session was jam packed with fascinating bits of history, tracing the rise and fall of the...

'Find your dream, make it your...

'Find your dream, make it your...

Dhaka Lit Fest

Fri, Nov 8 2019

A panel of heroes at the Cosmic tent