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Australian Indians Gear Up For Lifetime Opportunity to see A R Rahman in concert

Cover of "Australia"Preparations are on for Oscar winner musician A. R. Rahman’s (Slumdog Millionaire) two-and-a-half hours free concert in Australia on January 16.

Authorities have closed the venue Parramatta Park to cars on that day for the smooth running of the event and are advising patrons to leave the car at home and take public transport for this “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity”. They have launched a transportation survey asking patrons how they plan to reach the venue. Although the event will start at 07-30 pm, but the gates to the Park will open as early as 12 pm.

SPONDON presents LEGACY - A tribute to S D Burman and R D Burman

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Performing live with the leading Bollywood Musicians of UK. SPONDON shall also present the life and work of Rahul Dev Burman and Sachin Dev Burman.

SPONDON in association with Panchamukhee hopes to make the Charity Evening a great success with your support.

Ramkrishna Math, Baranagar, Kolkata celebrates Birth Anniversary of Maa Sarada with a Cultural Program

Ma Sarada Birthday - Rama Krishna Mission Math - Baranagar, KolkataOn 6th December, 2009 Ramkrishna Math, Baranagar, Kolkata organized Cultural Evening to celebrate Birth Anniversary of Maa Sarada, which is actually on 8th December, 2009.

Our Syndicated Columnist for Kolkata, Subhomay Mukherjee was present there in recitation and compering with Dance program comprising Jagatjyoti Banerjee in Odissi and Suman Das in Bharat Nattyam.

Watch online live video clips from this Kolkata event.

2009 Pashimbanga Natyamela - Enriching the Bengali Theater Movement

Natyamela 2009 - Bengali TheaterAt last week of November, 2009 Pashim Banga Natya Mela has been organized in collaboration with EZCC- seminars on theatre, performance by famous groups as well as exhibitions on theatre were major events there.

A SHANTI – a peace program in Kolkata by ALSOC directed by Sounak Chattopadhyay | WBRi Exclusive Video & Audio event coverage

Raima Sen & Dhritiman Chatterjee - Ashanti Kolkata ShowWBRi Washington Bangla Radio Exclusive online event coverage:

26/11 was the 1st anniversary of pathetic Mumbai Blast. ALSOC, Alumni association of St. Xavier’s Kolkata, presented “A SHANTI – a peace program” to remember that incident at their premises at 6 P.M. giving the message for peace to the World. Subhomoy Mukherjee'sexclusive WBRi coverage of the event - watch video and listen to audio from AShanti.


Rabindranath TagoreDate:    Sunday, December 6, 2009
Time:    7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location:    SINGAPORE

A search for consonances between European and American Classical Poerty and Rabindranath Tagore's and D.L.Roy's Songs


Youth Guild for Friendship, Kolkata 30th Anniversary Inaugural Program - Video Report - WBRi Exclusive

Youth Guild For Friendship, Kolkata - 30th Anniversary Inaugural Program

WBRi Washington Bangla Radio Online Event Coverage : Watch the exclusive WBRi Video Coverage of the program by Subhomoy Mukherjee.

On Tuesday 1st December 2009 the evening program started with the Inaugural Ceremony which was followed by felicitation of Eminent cultural and social personalities of Kolkata, and a colourful cultural presentation to mark the commencement of the 30th Anniversary Celebration by The Youth Guild for Friendship.

The second part of the program comprised of Rabindrasangeet songs by Manoj Murali Nair and Manisha Murali Nair, Nazrulgiti by Susmita Goswamy, and Bangla Band Ujania headed by Nazmul Haq in Folk songs and Meghatithi Banerjee. Everybody was excellent in performance. Veteran elocutionist Saumitra Mitra recited in celebration of a 100 years of Gitanjali, the book for which Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore received a Nobel Prize.  There were dance performances by Aditya Mitra, Alokparna Guha, Paramita Chakraborty and Keya Chanda.

23rd Salt Lake Music Festival - Salt Lake Cultural Association(SCA), Kolkata - Dec 26 - 28, 2009

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Sharmila Biswas performing Odissi in a dance f...From 26th to 28th of December, 2009 4 PM to 10 PM everyday; Saltlake Cultural Association(SCA) presents 23rd Saltlake Music Festival in association with Axis Bank at Purbashree Auditorium of EZCC, Saltlake in fond memories of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan and Pandit Santosh Krishna Biswas.

Hollywood Celebrities expected in Haridwar Kumbh Mela - Largest Hindu Spiritual Gathering in the world from Jan 14, 2010

Some Hollywood and other celebrities are expected to participate in the Mela, according to reports. Tour operators are keeping the celebrity names hush-hush. Many luxury camps with all-weather cottages will be set-up on the banks of holy river Ganga for international celebrities, business tycoons and other VVIPs for the Mela, which is expecting an influx of about 100 million people. Some American tour companies are advertising the tour for about $9,000 (airfares not included).

North Indian Hindustani Classical Program by Moumita Mitra at IIC New Delhi in December 2009

North Indian Hindustani Classical Live Performance Program - Moumita MitraIndia International Centre New Delhi is organizing a program of Hindustani Vocal Recital by Moumita Mitra  from Kolkata, Disciple of Late Pt A Kannan and Anjan Majumdar , On Thursday, 3rd December 2009 at 6.30 pm in the Centre’s Auditorium. Moumita has learnt music from Lt. Pt. A. Kannan and his student Shri Anjan Majumdar. Today she has imbibed a distinguished ‘gayaki’ style of her own.

Moumita is a featured artiste on Washington Bangla Radio - listen free to her North Indian Classical songs online andread all about Moumita here. Submit your songs and profile for live broadcast and feature using the Contact link.

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