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NABC 2009 | 29th North American Bengali Conference | San Jose, CA | WBRi Special MP3 Song Releases

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NABC 2009
29th North American Bengali Conference

San Jose, California
July 2 - 4, 2009

Banga Mela 2009 | 11th Annual Bangamela Utshob | Atlanta, Georgia

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Bangamela 2009
11th Annual Bangamela Utsab
Sponsor: Mid America Bengali Association (MABA)
Date: July 17 - 19, 2009
Venue: The Gwinnett Center for Performing Arts, Atlanta, Georgia
Host: Bengali Association of Greater Atlanta (BAGA)

How to write forty six (46) in Bengali

Someone from Singapore was scrubbing the web yesterday looking for help in writing 46 in Bangla. Here is the answer (unicode font support needed to view it) : 

Angel Eyes | Tamara Walker | Including Angel Eyes (Schjolin and Terao Remix) & Angel Eyes (S.A.F. Remix) - Bonus Track | SALE

This review is from: Angel Eyes (Audio CD)

Having been a fan of Tamara's since COYOTE UGLY and ANGEL EYES, I was waiting patiently for this album....now that it is here...it is both good and bad. Her voice soars with a haunting sweetness and she can deliver any song with excellent power! I am dissapointed that there are only 8 songs on the album with one remix of ANGEL EYES as the 9th track....a full length album generally has at least 10 tracks.....it is sad the producers chose to short change people on the world of Tamara Walker! One good side is that it is not the price of regularly priced cd's because of this.....the album has pop ballads and upbeat numbers with the country sounding tracks being DIDN'T WE LOVE (original version appears in COYOTE UGLY while this version has more of a beat to it......), THE STELLAR...CRY LIKE MEMPHIS (THE BEST TRACK IN MY OPINION), FALLING FOR ME, THE ONE......overall a great album from a promising talent.

  1. Angel Eyes (Schjolin and Terao Remix)
  2. Bring Back My Heart
  3. Circle Of Love
  4. Didn't We Love
  5. Falling For Me
  6. Cry Like Memphis
  7. The One
  8. If Only
  9. Angel Eyes (S.A.F. Remix) - Bonus Track

The Underground Bombay - The Best Of What's Next | Bollywood Alternative Underground DJ Hip Hop Bhangra Dance Party Remix Songs

India Bombay Hindi Bollywood DJ Dance Hip Hop Bhangra Remix Hot Songs Listen Free Online Download MP3 The Underground - Bombay (The Best Of What's Next)

An extraordinary album featuring songs by Bombay (Mumbai) Bollywood Underground  Bands and Singers. The choice of the songs in this album is excellent, and reflective of the current scene in Underground music creativity in the Megapolis of Bombay.

The songs and underground Bombay artists / bands in this album are:

 1. Mandra Masitha / Gaurav Issar
 2. Son'eya / Hamza Faruqui
 3. Power To The People    / Boy Snow Mountain
 4. MSV    / Bliss Logic
 5. Rusty Tiger / Non Drivers
 6. Broken / Shaa'ir + Func
 7. More U Func    / Funcinternational
 8. Are Logon / Parwati Kumari
 9. Underground Frequencies / Nasha
10. Pehchan Kaun / DJ Tushqa

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Sabyasachi Mukherjee | Fashion Designer From Kolkata | Calcutta Fashion Design Goes Global

Sabyasachi Mukherjee is a Fashion Designer from Kolkata, India  with a global footprint, and his own Fashion line of creations. Read all about Fashion Designer Sabyasachi Mukherji and watch videos of his Fashion shows online.

Kanan Devi | Bengali & Hindi Film Songs, Rabindrasangeet, Bangla Adhunik (Modern) Songs Collection

Kanan Devi | Washington Bangla RadioAn icon in Bombay / Hindi / Bollywood and Bengali Film history, Kanan Debi (1916 - 1992) was the first Bengali Film superstar, and a contemporary of popular actresses like Arundhuti Devi and Molina Devi. Kanan Devi was a singer - actor in Bengali Films, and a primary contributor to superhit Bangla movies produced by the legendary New Theaters, Kolkata.

Born Kanan Dasi to a poor family, she changed her name to Kanan Bala and later to Kanan Debi. Her first movie, at the age of 10, was Joydev (1926). Kanan Debi acted in a long list of Bengali & Hindi feature films as well as performed as playback singer for many more films. Her last Hindi film was Chandrasekhar (1947) and her last Bangla Movie was Indranath Srikanto O Annadadidi (1959).

Kanan Debi had studied singing with some great singers of her time, including Raichand Boral, Ustad Alla Rakha, Bhismadeb Chatterji and Anadi Dastidar.

A pretty complete biography & filmography of Kanan Debi can be found on Wikipedia.

The following Kanan Devi songs are available for MP3 download. You can also listen to free previews of these songs online.

1.     Amader Jatra Holo - Suchitra Mitra, Kanan Devi / Amader Jatra Holo

2.     Anadi Kaaler Srote - Ashoke Kumar, Kanan Devi / Chandrasekhar

3.     Bhasiye Dilam Mala - Ashoke Kumar, Kanan Devi / Chandrasekhar3:24 $0.89    

4.     Ei Labhinu Sanga Tabo - Kanan Devi / Ei Labhinu Sanga Tabo

5.     Etodin Je Basechhilem - Kanan Devi / Etodin Je Basechhilem

6.     Hare Re Re Re - Sachin Gupta, Kanan Devi / Hare Re Re Re

7.     Kunch Baran Rajkanyar - Kanan Devi / Mejdidi

8.     Pather Debata Ogo - Kanan Devi / Bankalekha

9.     Piyasi Bhagile Je - Kanan Devi / Piyasi Bhagile Je

10.     Piyasi Bhangile Je Mor - Kanan Devi / Piyasi Bhangile Je Mor

11.     Pronam Tomay Ghanashyam - Kanan Devi / Mejdidi

12.     Sammukhe Dishaheen Aandhiyar - Kanan Devi / Darpachurna

13.     Sandhya Jodi Namei - Kanan Devi / Darpachurna

14.     Sedin Dujane Dulechhinu - Kanan Devi / Sedin Dujane Dulechhinu

15.     Timir Duar Kholo - Kanan Devi / Timir Duar Kholo

16.     Tomay Sajabo Jatane - Kanan Devi / Tomay Sajabo Jatane

17.     Trishnar Shanti - Hemanta Mukherjee, Kanan Devi / Trishnar Shanti

WBRi Landmark | 250 Days Of Non-Stop Kolkata Bangla Live Radio Broadcast

Listen to Free Kolkata FM Radio Online Streaming Webcast Internet Radio Live

Today marks the first time that we have had our live Kolkata bangla internet radio broadcast continuously on for 250 days. As you will see from the server uptime in the picture above, the live broadcast was started 250 days ago.

Thanks are due to the Open Source developer community who write bullet proof code. Thanks are also due to Pepco for not interrupting power for more than the 15 minutes our UPS systems can compensate for in the last 250 days.

The last record was just shy of 200 days, and then we had a power cut for more than two hours due to a major tropical storm event (a remnant of a hurricane).

Your support for WBRi is appreciated. Please continue listening to the internet's first and only pioneering Live Bangla Online Radio Channel. Listen on your cell phones and mobiles as well as desktop systems. Read our FAQ for more information.

DJ Rishi - Roop Kuwara | Sizzling Bombay Hindi Bollywood DJ Remix Songs | Listen to Free Samples | Online MP3 Instant Download

Bombay Hindi Bollywood DJ Dance Hip Hop Bhangra Remix Hot Songs Listen Free Online Download MP3Sizzling hot Bombay Hindi Bollywood Dance Hip Hop Bhangra Remix dance hits by the great DJ RISH. The songs are:

  1. Roop Kuwara (Hip Hop)    A.M Singh    5:26
  2. Pag Patiala    Chiniyan    4:09
  3. Gidde Wich    A.M Singh    4:13
  4. Sajna    DJ Rishi    3:44
  5. Mayan    A.M Singh    7:24
  6. Mirza    A.M Singh    4:22
  7. Dil Wich    DJ Rishi    4:04
  8. Billo Ranyia    A.V. Tari    4:38
  9. Lehnga    Bob Saba    5:27
10. Roop Kuwara (Desi Mix)    A.M Singh    5:15

Listen to free samples &  check out best prices on download MP3 album from WBRi Affiliate Online Music sales.

Indian Hindu Devotional Bhakti Yoga | Haratulu | Vol 1 Sai Bhaktigeet | Listen to Free Online Samples & Download MP3 Songs Audio

Sai Bhajan MP3Six fantastic Sai Baba Bhajans from eminent singers like Anuradha Padwal, Ravindra Sathm, Pramod Medhi.

Elektrik Kool Rock Revue 1 | Original Songs by Top Kolkata Bands | Watch Online Live Concert Videos & Pictures | WBRi Partner

WBRi - Washington Bangla Radio - in Online Partnership with Patrick Sanjiv Lal Ghose - proudly announces
The first of a live concert series with the greatest of Kolkata bands

Elektrik Kool Rock Revue - 1

The First of The Series of Live Concerts

Watch some pictures online from the Event:

Click on the image below to watch slideshow:

All pictures © WBRi. All rights reserved.

Watch Live Concert Videos Online:

Bertie Da Silva & Orphic Hat. Video © WBRi.

Bertie Da Silva & Orphic Hat. Video © WBRi.

The Supersonics. Video © WBRi.

The Supersonics. Video © WBRi.

The Supersonics. Video © WBRi.

The Supersonics. Video © WBRi.

Event Finale. Video © WBRi.

Elektrik Kool Rock Revue 1

The Big Concert Of Original Songs & Music From

Date & Time: Saturday May 30, 2009 @ 6 PM

Venue: GD Birla Sabhagar

Tickets: Rs. 150, available at the following Vodafone stores:
Park Street
22 Camac Street
Minto Park
South City
Salt Lake - Opp. City Center

Band Members


Ananda Sen on guitar and vocals, Avinash Chordia on drums, Nitin Mani on bass and Rohan Ganguli on guitar, harmonica and vocals.


Bertie da Silva on vocals, harmonica and guitar, Willy Walters on bass guitar, Jonathan Ram Gopal on keyboards, Anindyo Paul on vocals and Amlan Jyoti Singh on drums.


Neel Adhikari on vocals and guitar, Allan Ao on guitars and backing vocals, Arka Das on drums and percussion, Sayak Bandyopadhyay on vocals and percussion and Sanket Bhattacharya on bass.

Telegraph daily, Calcutta Telegraph article, May 26, 2009

Telegraph daily newspaper, published from Kolkata, writes: "The idea that was kindled in that evening is now taking shape with Elektrik Kool Rock Revue 1, to be held once again at GD Birla Sabhagar, on May 30. “In the course of producing Bertie da Silva in Concert, we realised that it was possible to present quality music to audiences in a concert hall and that there is a large and appreciative audience ready and waiting for such shows,” explains Patrick Ghosh of Hat Productions, an outfit that also crystallised after the November show." Read the complete Telegraph article HERE »

Telegraph daily, Calcutta Telegraph article, May 28, 2009

Kolkata's Telegraph newspaper has published an article on Elektrik Kool Rock Revue 1 that includes profiles of the bands playing their own compositions in this concert: THE SUPERSONICS, BERTIE DA SILVA AND ORPHIC HAT, and FIVE LITTLE INDIANS (FLI). This artcile also has encouraging words from current popular Indian Rock & Pop musicians BICKRAM GHOSH (Tabla player, world percussionist), AMYT DUTTA (Guitarist: Pink Noise and Skinny Alley), PRASANNA SINGH (Former manager, Cassini’s Division), VIKRAMJIT “TUKI” BANERJEE (Guitarist: Krosswindz). Read the complete Telegraph article HERE »

AARTI | Indian Hindu Devotional Songs | Anuradha Paudwal | Indian Hindi Arti Arati Songs | Vol 3

Anuradha Padwal

Anuradha Padwal has a fascinating voice and extraordinary singning and diction abilities. This is a very soothing album, and will calm you down and bring a sense of peace and fulfilment all around.

Slumdog Millionaire | Watch Free Online Video Interview with Danny Boyle | Discounnt Blu-Ray & DVD Deals from WBRi Movie Store

Slumdog MillionaireIn this Exclusive Interview Video which you can watch online free, Danny Boyle talks about his pivotal English movie "Slumdog Millionaire" which, in addition to adding Slums to the legacy of Snake Charmers and Maharajas of India, also had the effect of having Anil Kapoor grace the stage in the Academy Awards ceremony in 2009. Also, Slumdog MillionaireWBRi Discount DVD Blu-Ray Movie & Video Store is selling Blu-Ray & DVD editions of this film at absolutely the best prices found online - check the best prices now.

VIBES 2 ECSTACY - THE SEQUEL | Aaja Naachle | The Still Hot Hindi Bollywood Remix | Punk-Hip Hop-Bhangra-Rap-Dance-Party-Remix

Vibes 2 Ecstacy - The Sequel remains one of the all-time best Bollywood Punk Bhangra Hip-Hop Dance Remix albums, though it is getting a bit dated now. The Hindi Bollywood Hit Songs in this album are:

01. (04:12) Vibes 2 - Bombay Rockers - Ari Ari (Feat. Overseas - Rock Mix)
02. (04:37) Vibes 2 - Juggy D - Sohniye (Feat. Don Dee - Remix)
03. (06:38) Vibes 2 - Raghav - Angel Eyes (Jamindian Mix)
04. (02:55) Vibes 2 - Dj APS - Tabba (Feat. Mohd. Siddiq & Ranjit Kaur)
05. (03:50) Vibes 2 - Veronica - Dil Legaya (Mentor Kolektiv Remix)
06. (03:31) Vibes 2 - Athma - Thoya Thoya
07. (03:26) Vibes 2 - Dr. Zeus - Kangna (Unplugged)
08. (04:28) Vibes 2 - Midival Punditz - Chandni Raat
09. (04:25) Vibes 2 - Sukhwinder Singh - Rang De (Feat. Shweta Pandit - Remix)
10. (03:20) Vibes 2 - Tim Deluxe - Mundaya (Feat. Shahin Badar)
11. (03:28) Vibes 2 - Bobby B - All Night Long
12. (04:00) Vibes 2 - Mukhtar Sahota - Soni Lagdi
13. (04:10) Vibes 2 - Subs Vs Apache Indian - Teri Torh
14. (06:51) Vibes 2 - Niyaz - Dilruba
15. (05:36) Vibes 2 - James Asher Vs Dj Haiko - Natraj Express (From Kali Thunder)
16. (05:11) Vibes 2 - Bombay Rockers - Rock Tha Party (Sidelmann Twisted Dub Mix)