News - Calcutta & Bengal

Chinese New Year ushered in delicacies and Dragon Dance

Kolkata, February 21, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Mainland China, one of the more sought after dining destinations of the city, ushered in the Chinese New Year with a decorative traditional Dragon Dance and a re-decorated menu which has been peppered with rare and exotic ingredients by the Master Chefs from China.


The musical theme of this year's Performance section of Surbahar was, 60's and 70's Golden Era of Bollywood music, comprising songs by R. D. Burman, S. D. Burman, Shankar Jaikishen, Kalyanji Anandji, Ravindra Jain, Usha Khanna etc. Songs on vocal and the guitar was presented by Nilanjann Nandy, with solo vocals by Neeharika Nandy and Ellora Nandy. 

Tagore remembered through his songs in Baanchbo Sarad Samman

Kolkata, February 15, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Baanchbo Sarad Samman 2014 which was recently held at ICCR in Kolkata turned out to be a lovely affair. The evening saw some mesmerizing performances by the children and the eminent artists present at the function.

Team “Aranyadeb” supports ‘Save a Child’s Heart’ project

Kolkata, February 15, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): : The cast and crew of upcoming Tollywood flick ‘Aranyadeb’  came together at an event dedicated to children and launched its merchandise items which included coffee mugs, paper caps and other things.

Tagore to be remembered during twelveth Baanchbo Sharad Samman award ceremony

Kolkata, January 07, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Baanchbo, one of the more prominent of the Kolkata based organisations which are working towards the welfare of underprivileged children and elderly people, is going to organise its annual programme of Banchbo Sarad Samman award on the evening of 9th February.