A PEEK INTO THE BANGLADESH BLOGOSPHERE
(crossposted in the Global Voices Online)
Bangladesh in the eyes of the foreigners:
Kirstel terms Ashulia, 40 kilometres from Dhaka centre as 'one of the nicest and most romantic places nearby Dhaka'. Robin Mead of ‘Bangladesh backchat’ posts some beautiful pictures of the largest shopping mall in Bangladesh -The Bashundhara City Shopping Complex in Dhaka. Jo of Bideshi Blonde feats Banglish.
Bangladeshi life and aspirations:
Bangladeshi rock star cum blogger Maqsood aka Mac writes an essay called ‘Bengali music: of changing times and our robust aspirations’. Gibran discusses how girls treat the average male singles. Imtiaz is engulfed in the thoughts of living in a dead world. Mezba takes a nostalgic look at the past and tries to see what’s different now.
Burning social problems:
Shappir writes on Acid attack survivors of Bangladesh. Here is a documentary on the acid victims. Blog-a-Rythm wakes up to the reality of the wide gap between rich and poor in Bangladesh. Salam Dhaka also talks about the rising cost of living in the country. Rifat tells that people are afraid of terrorist attacks while even praying in a mosque.
Movies, music and photography:
Via Rodentruskel, we get the link of a award-winning young Photographer GMB Akash’s photo gallery. Sadiq reviews ‘The motorcycle diaries’. ‘Unheard voices’ & ‘The third world view’ report re-relaease of DVD of ‘the concert for Bangladesh’.
Here is a list of more Bangladeshi blogs.