During the 1980’s, Bangladesh found itself in the middle of a very fierce political battle. This made life very difficult for artists, especially those specializing in photography. If their art was considered political, they were not allowed to display it. And it is for these reasons, which Drik Gallery was created, and has developed to be the biggest privately owned art gallery in the ...
Places of Interest
Located near the Dhaka Medical College in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the national monument known as Shaheed Minar, was established in memory of those who were killed during the 1952 Bengali Language Movement demonstrations. Set upon a fourteen foot high stage, the Shaheed Minar National Monument is constructed from columns of pure marble stone, with stairs and railings painted white and the fences ...
Mass media is important in all countries as it provides the population with current information and news. Bangladesh's independent newspapers are very active in the country and willing to expose all truths. The country's constitution states that freedom of the press is a right. Unfortunately, however, journalists find themselves the victims of harassment by police officers as well as ...
There are a number of famous people from Bangladesh who have managed to excel in their particular field. Not many of them are known beyond Bangladesh, but there are those unique few who have even achieved worldwide success. One such person is the model and designer Bibi Russel.