The Bangla calendar is also a crop calendar, because it corresponds with the three cropping seasons of the Bengal basin — aus, aman and rabi. They are equally divided into four months from the start to the end of the calendar. Both the end and the beginning of the Bangla calendar mark with great festivity in our culture. In the commercial market, the last day marks the closure of all transactions and the opening of new accounts (halkhata) on Naba Barsha (New Year). Related posts:Bangla Sangeet Mela 2013Jagoroner Gaan - Our History on CatalogShuvra Guha classical concert at Bengal ShilpalayaBengal Foundation ...
Today is Pahela Baishakh - the first day of Bangla New Year. For many of us, it is just a traditional festival as we go on an outing, party and make fun with our friends and families on this day - and that’s all. It is a matter of regret that we hardly feel the importance of Pahela Baishakh in our national life. We should keep in mind that it is an occasion that connects all the Bangalees belonging to different regions and religions. Baishakh is our cultural heritage and it serves as a symbol of cultural amity for the ...
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There are some patriotic songs of contemporary impression which boils our blood with nationalistic passion, give us goose bumps and even make our hair standup. Writes Faizul Khan Tanim Related posts:Esho Bangladesh Ghori Concert for BangladeshInterview with ArnobKhurshid Alam the forgotten vocalistWatch Muktir Gaan - Bangla Documentary Film on Bangladesh Liberation WarOur Liberation War and The Song of Bangladesh
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After four years, the audition round of the much hyped musical talent hunt, 'Close Up 1 2012', began on September 9 at the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC), Dhaka. Related posts:Cute-Channel i Abritti Chhandey Anandey begins nationwideChannel I Khudey Gaanraaj beginsPreliminary round of Channel i Shera Kantho 09In conversation with CloseUp1 champion LizaSania Sultana Liza - Closeup1 2008
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