We in our country love to celebrate our existence for no apparent reason but to celebrate our existence. The people of Bengal are at it, so you can be assured of more than a helping of rasagulla this weekend.
The Bangiya Sanskritik Sangha is organising its annual festival and fair - Bangiya Sanskritik Utsab 2010 - from 5th to 7th February, at Keyes High School for Girls in Secunderabad. The 3-day annual festival celebrates and showcases Bengali culture and customs, food, music and dance, to the people of the twin cities. Food stalls showcasing authentic Bengali cuisine will be served both for snacks and dinner. Cultural programs will be held, whose details are as below:
Rabindra Sangeet by Rakhi Sen
Modern Songs by Shantani Rai Chaudhury
Folk & Modern Songs by Saugato
Saxophone by Michael Banerjee
Modern Songs by Debabrato Deb
Dance Ballet by Mateer Polna & group
Dance by Dance Guild
Bangiya Sanskritik Sangha was brought into existence by the employees of South Central Railway, Secunderabad, between 1970 and 1972. It was registered as a society in the year 1972. It grew to be one of the largest associations of the Bengali linguistic community in south India. Activities of the Bangiya Sanskritik Sangha include celebrations of Sarvojanin Durgotsav (Durga Puja), Lakshmi Puja, Kali Puja, Saraswati Puja, Bengali New Year's Day, Rabindra Jayanti, Independence Day, Republic Day, and the Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose - all of which are celebrated every year.
Entry is free for everyone. Please contact 98496-99890 for further details.