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Dharma Satsang (Spiritual Meeting) for Asia-Pacific on Achardharma and Holi | Forum For Hindu Awakening Special Holi OnlineEvent

The Forum for Hindu Awakening ( extends their invitation to you for Dharma Satsang (Spiritual Meeting) on Aachardharma and on Holi via Free Skype Voice Conference Service. They request you to attend and derive maximum Divine Consciousness (Chaitanya). Living life as per Aachardharma means following and preserving Dharma and as per God's expectations. There are many things we can do everyday without spending much time and gain maximum Divine Consciousness (Chaitanya) from it. If we understand and follow this then our children will follow and that is how they will stay near to our Dharma in this Kaliyug.

Rezwana Chowdhury Bonya Live Concert - A Dhroopad Presentation Broadcast live on WBRi - Listen Online To Live Concert Recording

March 14, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Rezwana Chowdhury Banya Rabindra SangeetDhroopad ( cultural association of Washington DC metro area organized a great concert featuring the Rabindra Sangeet (songs written and composed by Rabindranath Tagore) icon Rezwana Chowdhury Bannya (Download Rabindra Sangeet MP3 by Bonnya). The concert had the unique theme of "Confluence of Ragas On Rabindra Sangeet".

Washington Bangla Radio Live Webcast

WBRi broadcast the concert live on the internet direct from the concert venue. Listen to the audio recording from the audio live telecast online. Watch some video clips from the concert as well.

Banya and the musicians delivered a spectacular performance. "Banya" in Bengali means "deluge". As the MC put it appropriately, the evening was marked with a deluge of music. Soumya Chakraborty on the Sarod and Banya introduced a variety of Ragas, and demonstrated the genius of Rabindranath Tagore in experimenting and adapting Indian classical compositions into his songs in his uniquely brilliant way.

The live concert was held on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 8 PM at the Four Points Sheraton Manassas, 10800 Vandor Lane, Manassas, VA 20109. Bonnya wss accompanied by acclaimed musicians from the Washington DC Metro Area:

Tabla - Debu Nayak  (
Sarod– Soumya Chakraborty
Sitar – Sambrata Rakshit
Mandira – Krishna Shadu
Keyboard – Hiron Choudhury
Acoustic Guitar -  Zareef Hamid

Event Review: Tomari Khonjey, a function to launch the web-site of Sraboni Sen (Rabindrasangeet exponent)

Srabani Sen Rabindra SangeetFeb 3, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Launching of a new website for ace Rabindra Sangeet exponent Sraboni Sen

Read the complete event review by Dr.Sarbani Putatunda, Reader, English Literature. Submitted exclusively to Washington Bangla Radio by Kaustav Goswami.

Backstreet Boys Live Show in Delhi & Bangalore, India - MP3 Audio Download

Backstreet Boys Collection Audio MP3 DownloadFeb 16, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) “Backstreet Boys” in debut live performance in India.
Influential American pop group “Backstreet Boys” will be performing live for the first time in India this coming weekend.
As a part of their “This is Us” world tour, they will be headlining “Rock ‘n India”, claimed to be “India's only international music festival”, in Delhi (NSIC, Saturday February 20) and Bangalore (Palace Grounds, Sunday February 21). Tickets are Rs. 1,500 and Rs. 1,000 respectively.
Other groups performing in Delhi include Prime Circle, Richard Marx, Swarathma, Indigo Children, and Jayce Lewis; while other groups performing at Bangalore include Prime Circle, Richard Marx, Swarathma, Jayce Lewis, and Five Little Indians.

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Formed in 1993 in Florida (USA); its current four members include Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, Howie Dorough, and A. J. McLean; as  fifth Kevin Richardson left in 2006. Its genres include pop, pop rock, R & B, teen pop and adult contemporary. It has released seven studio albums and has sold over 130 million records worldwide, making it one of the most successful groups in music history.
Welcoming “Backstreet Boys” to India, acclaimed Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, urged business conglomerates and central-state-municipal governments of India to patronize and promote music festivals throughout the country. India had abundance of musical talent (with tradition going back to Sama-Veda), and all it needed was to channelize it and give it a direction, Zed, who is chairperson of Indo-American Leadership Confederation, added.

Watch a video of Back Street Boys Live In Concert.

Bhawanipore Music Conference (Sangit Sammilani), Kolkata

Bhawanipore Sangit Sammilani

Tabla Solo - Sourabh Goho -- Sarengi- Bijoy Mishra
Drupad Vocal- Smt Barna Maitra -- Pakhwaj- Apurba Manna

Date- 18th February, 2010
Time- 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Venue- Sammilani Hall (Opp to Purna Cinema Hall)
Address - 4, Ramesh Mitra Road, Kol- 700025
Entry - Free ( No Cards Required)

Krosswindz Live at Techno India Salt Lake Kolkata India on Feb 15

Techno India, Salt Lake, KolkayaFeb 13, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) The famous Kolkata band CROSSWINDZ will play live at Helipad grounds, Techno India, Salt Lake, Kolkata on Monday Feb 15 at 6 PM.

EM 4/1, Salt Lake City
Sector-V, Kolkata
Ph: (+91 33) 2357 5683 / 5684

Techno India is an All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) approved degree Engineering College which was established in the year of 2001. This college is affiliated to the West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT). It offers graduate courses in Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Food Technology.

Washington Kali Temple Maha Shivaratri Celebration


Washington Kali Temple is the only Shiva Temple with twelve Jyotirlingas.  Snow has been removed from parking lots and sidewalks to the temple. Join the Washington Kali Temple in celebrating Maha Shivaratri.

16126 New Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD 20866

Chinton presents Springs of Love - A Valentine’s Day Special Concert with Indian Classical Music and Dance in Kolkata

SPRINGS OF LOVE Kolkata Concert

Feb 10, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) A Valentine's Day Special Concert with Indian Classical Music and Dance called "SPRINGS OF LOVE" will be held on 13th Feb, Saturday, at Kalamandir (Kolkata) at 6PM.

Bipasha Basu - Love Yourself Online DVD Release (A Faboulous Workout DVD for a Fit and Fabulous You)

Feb 9, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Indian Bollywood movie industry stars John Abraham, Bipasha Basu and Anusha Dandekar released Bipasha's new fitness DVD called "The Fit And The Fabulous" at the JW Marriott Hotel in Juhu, Mumbai. The workout video includes a song "Baby Love Yourself" with music directed by Soham Shah.

According to Bipasha quoted in OneIndia in this article, The Fit And Fabulous DVD is the first step in Bipasha's line of fitness products to be launched in March of 2010, called BB Love Yourself. Additionally, popular Hindi Movie stars including Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh, Priyanka, John, Dhoni, Akshay, Ajay and Ranbir Kapoor.

Buy Bipasha Basu Fit Fabulous Fitness DVD Online The fabulous DVD is available online - CLICK HERE TO GET IT »

Watch a free online video news item about Bollywood Bombshell Bipasha Basu launching the DVD and VCD.

USA is the Theme once again at the 35th Kolkata Book Fair 2011

Feb 6, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) At the conclusion and award ceremony of the 34th Kolkata (Calcutta) 2010, the Consul General of the United States Consulate, Calcutta - Beth Payne - announced that the USA will be the Theme of the 35th Calcutta International Book Fair 2011.

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