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The Club Presents Children’s Film Festival & Film Making Workshop in Mumbai

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Mumbai, July 7, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / pressreleasepoint) Working towards their endeavor towards Corporate Social Responsibility, The Club, Mumbai has organized a unique, week long, Children’s Film Festival from 18th July to 24th July 2011 at The Club, Mumbai, Andheri (w) as part of – Creative Arts, Creative Minds. Delightful, non-commercial children’s cinema will be brought before young audiences through carefully selected entertaining, interesting and ‘Moral’ driven films.

The Club will share this opportunity and invite children from the Asha Kiran Charitable Trust to the screening at the festival; an opportunity which would otherwise not be easily available. Asha Kiran runs 9 schools with 700 needy children across the streets of Mumbai.

Besides screening of the films, older children get a chance to make their own short documentary film under the guidance of Pomegranate Film Productions. The Film Making workshop will be conducted over 6 sessions and will cover topics like ideating, script & dialogue writing, filming and editing.

Mr. Dinesh Khanna, Director of The Club, Mumbai says, “Creative Arts, Creative Minds is an initiative and a platform to provide children aged 10-14 years an opportunity to explore creative talent & even consider it as a career choice. The film festival and the film making workshop is one of the first series and we are pleased to extend this privilege to the children of the Asha Kiran Charitable Trust.”

Brazilian Model Fluvia Lacerda Wins Full Figure Fashion Week Award for Best Plus Commercial Print Model of the Year

New York, NY, June 16, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / 1888PressRelease) This year's winner of the Full Figure Fashion Week Award for Best Plus Commercial Print Model of the Year is the HOT Brazilian model Fluvia Lacerda. Fluvia will be honored for her contribution in breaking down the barriers of a thin-obsessed culture on Saturday June 18th at Full Figured Fashion Week™ Awards when she receives her award.The awards show will be taking place at The Marriott Marquis Hotel New York City in Times Square at 7pm. The Red Carpet event starts at 6:00pm, expect to see Fluvia there in full glam.

"The fact that I won this award is a major deal and I'm very passionate about my work, mostly because I feel that I represent the body image of many women," says Lacerda. "I'm not only a healthy woman, but one who wears a size 18 and am confident about it."

6th Annual Michael Jackson Fan Convention at Las Vegas

Las Vegas, July 14, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / prurgent) Michael Jackson’s United Nation International Fan Club (MJSUNIFC), will host their Official 6th Annual Michael Jackson Fan Convention “COME TOGETHER,” on August 26th, 27th, and 28th 2011, in Las Vegas, NV. The Convention will take place inside The Theater of The Stars Showroom at the Stratosphere Hotel & Casino.

Final Call For Entries for 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards

Hollywood Film Festival

Hollywood, CA, July 12, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) The 15th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, announces their "Final Call For Entries" for all of its categories and genres including features, documentaries, shorts, animation, drama, and comedy.

La Jolla Fashion Film Festival and FinnFest Gala Evening Hosted by Actress Anna Easteden

Award Nominated Actress, Anna Easteden hosts La Jolla Fashion Film Festival and FinnFest Gala Evening
Award Nominated Actress, Anna Easteden hosts La Jolla Fashion Film Festival and FinnFest Gala Evening

Actress Anna EastedenLos Angeles, CA, July 12, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) Los Angeles based Award Nominated actress Anna Easteden will be hosting both nights of the La Jolla Fashion Film Festival on July 29th-30th 2011 taking place at the Museum of Contemporary Art in La Jolla, CA and a VIP Gala Event on August 12th 2011 at the Town and Country Golden Pacific Ballroom in San Diego for FinnFest 2011.

La Jolla Fashion Film Festival is the first International Fashion Film Festival founded in North America. It features films by world class directors such as Karl Lagerfeld, Bruce Weber and Johan Renck.

"Industry sources call Anna a 'fascinating uber-babe' and we agree. Anna’s extensive experience with film festivals combined with her successful acting career made her a natural choice for us,” stated Festival producer Fred Sweet.

FinnFest celebrates Finland, Finnish America and Finnish culture. This year’s 28th FinnFest is held, for the first time ever, in Southern California. In addition to Anna Easteden the Gala features food by Top Chef Stefan Richter, a Marimekko fashion show and music by Finnish music stars.

Comic-Con 2011 - Warner Bros. booth to give away Tweety-branded car

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Burbank, California, July 13, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) With Comic-Con 2011 just a week away, anticipation is at a fever pitch, and things are getting so hot, the Warner Bros. booth (#4545) at Comic-Con will be on fire! (Figuratively, at least.) The Warner Bros. booth is always a must-visit destination for fans, and this year is no exception, with prizes, multiple daily giveaways, autograph signings and more. And, at 3,600 square feet, this will be the biggest Warner Bros. booth ever.

One lucky Con-goer will be driving home from San Diego in style, as the Studio is celebrating Warner Bros. Animation’s new hit animated comedy series The Looney Tunes Show (Tuesdays 8/7c on Cartoon Network) by giving away a Tweety Bird–branded convertible Volkswagen Bug at the Warner Bros. booth!

Here’s the lowdown:


        Visit the Warner Bros. booth #4545 to find out how you could win the Tweety-branded Volkswagen Bug and other special daily prizes.

        Click here to see the Tweet racer:

        The winner of the car will be revealed on Sunday, July 24, at the Warner Bros. booth and will be posted to


        Throughout Comic-Con, the exterior of the Warner Bros. booth will incorporate a number of Microsoft Tags into its design. Additionally, the T-shirts worn by Warner Bros. both staff will also feature an exclusive Microsoft Tag.

        The Tags will deliver exclusive content and premiums to fans that they can only get at the Warner Bros. booth. The Tags, content and premiums will change every day during Comic-Con, so be sure to visit the booth early — and often!

        And one mystery item will feature a QR code pointing to exclusive content for fans. Be the first to spy this!

        Note: To access the tags and the QR code, fans must use a smartphone equipped with a Microsoft Tag reader and QR code reader.


        As always, fans can meet stars and creators from their favorite TV series, home entertainment releases and video games during signings at the booth. Visit or follow us on Twitter @TheWBdotcom (hashtag #WBSDCC) for details about signing times and the new autograph ticket system and wristband procedures.

        Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will once again have a number of video game kiosks in the booth, giving fans the opportunity to play the upcoming Batman: Arkham City and LEGO: Harry Potter Years 5–7 games in advance of their release and get their hands on the all-new action RPG Bastion as it officially launches on July 20.

Indian Classical Vocal Wizard Pandit Jasraj to Perform Live in Washington DC Presented by Srishti, Virginia

Pandit Jasraj Concert Live @ Virginia - Srishti Washington DC

Washington, DC, July 16, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Srishti Inc. a registered non profit organization of Northern Virginia is excited to invite you to an enchanting evening of Indian classical music - an unforgettable journey with the maestro - Pandit Jasraj.

To the lovers of Indian classical music, Pandit Jasraj needs no introduction. In a career spanning half a century, he has established a reputation in India and abroad as one of the foremost male vocalists of Indian classical music.

Bollywood Meets Hollywood at IIFA 2011 Toronto - Bipasha Basu , Hillary Swank, Dia Mirza

Indian Actresses Bipasha Basu (L), Hillary Swank, Dia Mirza
Indian Actresses Bipasha Basu (L), Hillary Swank, Dia Mirza

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Jul 5, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRLog) This year’s Floriana IIFA Awards provided the perfect meeting point and opportunity for two major film worlds to come together. Bollywood and Hollywood crossed starry paths at the film celebrations in Toronto this year.

Banchbo Marks Launch of Vikashita Educational Project for Sundarban Children with Cultural Gala

BanchboCalcutta, July 15, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Reputed NGO of Kolkata "BANCHBO" organized a cultural event on the occasion of Formal launching of "VIKASHITA- a brighter future"- Educational Project for Sundarban Children in association with SULEKHA - famous bengali company and "Banchbo - Indranaraynpur Mahila Samity" - for empowerment of Sundarban Women, Prize distribution ceremony of "Sharad Samman - 2010" (list of winners) - selected by Underpriviledged & Street Children & Senior Citizen and Scholarship and felicitation to Meritorious Students of Sundarban  on 13th July, Friday,2011 at 6 pm – 9 pm. at Dr. Triguna Sen Hall.

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Surbahar Announces Batuk Nandy Smriti Samman Awards 2011

Batuk Nandy Smriti Samman Awards 2011

Calcutta, July 8, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Surbahar, the acclaimed Kolkata-based music institute founded by instrumental guitar wizard Batuk Nandy in 1964, will present the 2011 BATUK NANDY SMRITI SAMMAN awards in a gala evening of Music and Poetry to be held in Rabindra-Okakura Bhaban, Salt Lake City, Kolkata on Friday, the 15th July 2011.

The coveted “BATUK NANDY SMRITI SAMMAN 2011” Award Recipients for 2011 are:

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.

World Music Day Concert Celebrated by Abraham Mazumder and Kolkata Music Academy

[World Music Day Concert in Kolkata, India]

Calcutta, June 26, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) It was indeed a tribute to World Music,  at the World Music Day Concert celebrated on June 21st, 2011, to a packed and enthralled audience at GD Birla Sabhaghar Kolkata. The Concert featuring a 120 member orchestra and choir celebrated music through the ages…… from Bach to Beatles…. From Mozart to Mohiner Ghoraguli… from Bob Dylan to Raag Behag….. it was pure and exalted music dished out in rapid succession, cutting across musical genres, language and geographical barriers.

The Concert started with melodic renditions by the Junior Orchestra, and gradually shifted to the Baritone voice of Anupam Roy (interview) belting out a popular Harry Belafonte number. All along, these performances , and the ones we are going to talk about were backed up by some 50 musicians on violins, Cello, Double Bass, piano and guitar… all playing in perfect unison to provide an exotic garnishing to some inspired vocal and instrumental solo performances.

Ratha Jatra to be held in Maryland

Lord Jagannath who is Krshna Himself in the mo...

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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

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.