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Ratha Jatra to be held in Maryland

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Reno, Nevada, June 26, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio)  Ratha Jatra (Hindu Festival of Chariots) will be organized in Lanham (Maryland, USA) on July three afternoon.

It will be held at Murugan Temple of North America and will include chariot pulling, pooja, offering coconuts and flowers, mahaprasad distribution, and cultural events. Purpose is to seek the blessings of Lord Jagannath, organizers say.

It will reportedly feature a decorated chariot carrying images of Hindu deities Lord Jagannath (a form of Krishna), Baladev (Krishna’s elder brother) and Subhadra (Krishna’s younger sister); which will be pulled by the devotees. People of all denominations are invited, according to Shreekanta Nayak and Soumya Kanta of the Ratha Jatra Committee.  Anthony G. Brown, Maryland Lieutenant Governor, is expected to participate.

11th Tele Cine Awards Kolkata Celebrates Bengali Film and Television Creativity

Srijit Mukherjee & Churni Ganguly
BEST DIRECTOR – Srijit Mukherji for Autograph

Rituparno Ghosh Best Actor Award
OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN AN EXCEPTIONAL CHARACTER – Rituparna Ghosh (Arekti Premer Golpo)

Calcutta, June 25, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) TELE CINE AWARDS is one of the biggest awards of Bengal - just a step forward to reward, acknowledge and appreciate the embodiments of creative excellence in the world of art and culture. It felicitates the creative heads mainly from two sectors like Television and Cinema in Bengal. It first started its journey in the year 2000 with a dream to highlight and convey recognization to the Bengali Film and Television Industry. From the beginning of its origin the film and television fraternity has rewarded appreciation to the conclusion Tele Cine Awards has brought to them.


DJ Sophie Sugar rocks Kolkata

DJ Sophie Sugar

DJ Sophie Sugar
Sophie Sugar

Party lovers at Kolkata Nightclub
Party lovers at Kolkata Nightclub "Shisha Reincarnated"

Kolkata, June 22 (IBNS) The city lounge lizards got a reason to cheer at the end of a frenzied week of theirs as popular night club Shisha Reincarnated hosted a performance by international DJ Sophie Sugar, this Friday.

The music lovers of Kolkata thronged the venue and let the city once again live up to its standing that this place never stops partying.


Bengali Legend SONODYNE Sound Partner of World Music Day Concert by Kolkata Music Academy

World Music Day Calcutta Concert by Kolkata Music Academy

A 120 member Orchestra and Choir by the Kolkata Music Academy will present compositions by Bach to the Beatles and Mozart to Mohiner Ghoraguli on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at GD Birla Sabhaghar, 7 pm onwards.



Birth Centenary Year Celebration of Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan Sahab

[Pt. Debu Chaudhuri, Shri Prateek Chaudhuri, Pt Kumar Bose, Ustad Rashid Khan, Pt Shubhankar Banerjee, Shri Jyoti Goho remember Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan Sahab]
[Pt. Debu Chaudhuri, Shri Prateek Chaudhuri, Pt Kumar Bose, Ustad Rashid Khan, Pt Shubhankar Banerjee, Shri Jyoti Goho remember Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan Sahab]
[Pt. Debu Chaudhuri, Shri Prateek Chaudhuri, Pt Kumar Bose, Ustad Rashid Khan, Pt Shubhankar Banerjee, Shri Jyoti Goho remember Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan Sahab]
[Pt. Debu Chaudhuri, Shri Prateek Chaudhuri, Pt Kumar Bose, Ustad Rashid Khan, Pt Shubhankar Banerjee, Shri Jyoti Goho remember Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan Sahab]

Calcutta, 17th June, 2011 (WBRi/OOBE): Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan Centre for Culture (UMAK) is celebrating the Birth Centenary Year of Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan Sahab on 19th June, 2011 at G. D. Birla Sabhaghar Auditorium from 6.30pm onwards. Artists will be Pt. Debu Chaudhuri and Sh. Prateek Chaudhuri – Sitar, Pt. Kumar Bose – Tabla, Ustad Rashid Khan – Vocal, Pt. Shubhankar Banerjee – Tabla and Sh. Jyoti Goha – Harmonium.



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