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Delhi Jazz Festival

New Delhi, April 7, 2011 Washington Bangla Radio / India PRwire) In a first-of-its-kind music festival, some of the world's greatest jazz performers will congregate in Delhi in April for a three-day musical extravaganza. Presented by SEHER in collaboration with ICCR, the three day "Delhi Jazz Festival", featuring nine jazz bands from across the globe, will be held from April 8, 2011 to April 10, 2011 at Nehru Park, New Delhi from 6:30 p.m. onwards daily. Entry is free.

Bengali Poet Joy Goswami Recites His Bengali Poems at Sarathi Event Conceptualized by Partho Mukhopadhyay

Calcutta, April 6, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Sarathi presented "Rabir Aloke Joy" - a cultural event at Rabindra Sadan on April 6, 2011 starting 5:45 PM Indian time.

The unusual program aimed to establish a connection between the writings of Rabindranath Tagore with those by acclaimed poet Joy Goswami. Goswami recited his own creations. Tagore's influence on Goswami was also explored.

[Bengali Poet Joy Goswami - Bangla kobita abritti]

Akon Live in Concert in India

[Akon Live Show India]Mumbai, Apr 05, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRLog) In his maiden tour of India Akon will be performing two full concerts for his Indian fans in the cities of Gurgaon and Bengaluru. Fans attending the concert can expect Akon to perform a mix of internationally acclaimed numbers like Beautiful, Lonely, Right Now, Dangerous, I'm So Paid, as well as songs from a recently released album.  Akon will be celebrating his birthday on stage with his Indian fans and has promised them a pleasant surprise.

Week-Long Tagore Festival at Dartington Hall in Devon, UK

Rabindranath Tagore ,Tamilndu,India

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Devon, UK, April 4, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) A week-long Tagore Festival is being organized at Dartington Hall in Devon during May 1 - 7, 2011. Over 100 poets, authors, dancers, musicians, activists and philosophers from around the globe will come together to celebrate the life of the polymath Rabindranath Tagore on his 150th birth anniversary. Visas are being issued, flights booked, tickets are selling out as the organizers and attendees count down the days to the start of the great event.

The Tagore Festival is a unique mix of International, National and Local artists and speakers. From grass roots to academics, east meets west and all things eco and artistic are celebrated by performances, talks and workshops.

The Light Factory accepting entries for Short Films at Annual Filmmakers’ Showcase

Charlotte, NC, March 30, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Vocus/PRWEB) The Light Factory seeks short films from filmmakers all over the country for the 11th Annual Filmmakers' Showcase, to be held Friday, May 13 (at 9:30 p.m.) and Saturday, May 14 (8:00 p.m.), at Butter cocktail lounge. The Light Factory Filmmakers’ Showcase highlights the art of short films, created by emerging, established and student filmmakers. Submissions are due Friday, April 15, 2011. There is no fee to enter and winners can earn cash prizes. Guidelines and other information about the event can be found online at