Interviews, Features, Events, Bengali & Indian Performing Arts & Artist Reviews

Deepa Celebrates One year hosting The Drive Time Show on Asian Star Radio FM UK

Deepa Asian Star RadioMar 24, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) As Asian Star Radio turned 3 years old this Month, Deepa Celebrates One year hosting The Drive Time Show on Asian Star Radio.

Deepa Asian Star Radio UKWith her grace, witty charm and her ability to entertain the listeners, the past year has been rather entertaining and progressive. Asian Star Radio Drive time show has become home of the stars whether it be a Actor, Singer, Dj or Producer. The Show has been blessed with Guest interviews such as Salman Khan, Deepika Padukone, Anil Kapoor ,The Dark Mc, Jaz Dhami, Harjap Bhangal, Mc Special, JK, Jags Klimax, Aryan Vaid & Many more.

Kazi Hasan Habib Art Exhibition by Jolrong Gallery Bangladesh| WBRi Event Announcement

Kazi Hasan Habib Bangladeshi Art Show Exhibition

Mar 24, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Gallery Jolrong ( "The Arts Of Bangladesh" has organized a solo show of Late Artist Kazi Hasan Habib. The exhibition will run till an extended date of March 30, 2010 everyday 10 AM to 8 PM.

Sanskrit mantras to open both Alaska State Senate & House for first time in USA

Rajan ZedMar 22, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Both Alaska State Senate and House of Representatives in Juneau (USA) will open with Hindu prayers reportedly for the first time on April nine.

Rajan Zed, Hindu leader, will read the opening prayers from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before Senators and Representatives on this day. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English translation of the prayers. Sanskrit is considered a sacred language in Hinduism and root language of Indo-European languages.

Bollywood Top 10 Full Audio Song MP3 Download Albums | March 2010 - Soundtrack, OST, Dance, Party, Remix hits

WBRi Washington Bangla Radio's monthly Bollywood Hindi Top 10 Best Songs MP3 Downloads.This month, the top two positions get swapped - Karthik Calling Karthik climbs to number 1 while ISHQIYA drops to #2. Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge enters at #3. PAA drops off the Top-10. Listen online to free previews and download the soundtrack OST albums in MP3 format from Washington Bangla Radio affiliate online store.


The children's webmag joydhak is conducting a survey on a few important aspects of Bengali E magazines and the various areas it should cover, especially in the case of a  children's Webzine in Bengali .

Unique Hindu Baccalaureate Service (Dikshant Utsav) enters third year at University of Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno

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Hindu Baccalaureate Service (Dikshant Utsav), held for the first time in Western USA at prestigious University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) in May 2008, enters third year next month.

Organized by acclaimed Indo-American leader Rajan Zed in collaboration with Indian Student Organization of UNR, it will bless graduating class in the traditional Hindu style according to ancient scriptures, complete with applying tilak (religious mark) on the foreheads of graduates.

Various religious, political, and educational leaders who 
participated in 2009 Hindu Baccalaureate Service
Various religious, political, and educational leaders who participated in last year’s Hindu Baccalaureate Service

Besides keynote address by a Hindu monk, it will also include blessing prayers by Christian, Muslim, Buddhist, Jewish, Baha’i, Tao, Confucian and Native American religious leaders. Well known musician Jim Eaglesmith will chant a kirtan number in Sanskrit with audience following him in the chant.

Starting with ‘Gayatri Mantra’ (the most sacred verse from oldest scripture Rig-Veda dated around 1,500 BCE) recitation by Rajan Zed and traditional lamp lighting before the statue of goddess Saraswati, patron of learning and the arts; it will include blessing the upcoming graduates with wisdom from Vedas, Upanishads and Bhagavad-Gita—all ancient Hindu scriptures.

Forum for Hindu Awakening Dharma Satsang - Chaitra Shukla Trayodashi, 28th March 2010, 7.30 pm to 8.30

Forum for Hindu Awakening invites you to a Dharma satsang on Chaitra Shukla Trayodashi,  28th  March 2010, from 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm EST (US time).

The satsang will be held via phone conference.
Phone Number: +1-219-509 8020
Participant code: 443194
Please try to log on 5 minutes before the satsang time

Niharika feat. Someswar Chakravorty | Pioneering 1980s Bangla Band | Listen to Bengali Band Songs MP3 Online | Watch Live

In the Indian capital of New Delhi, in the early 1980s, a few friends coming from different professions formed a choir group, initially singing folk songs from different parts of India. Angered and disappointed with then contemporary Bengali songs, they decided to write and perform their own songs.