Invitation for Articles, Stories, Poems for Naba Patrika 2014 - Submission DEADLINE May 1

Dear Sanskriti Members and Patrons:

We have started planning for the annual publication of NABA PATRIKA during Durga Pujo 2014.

Chhandayan Presents Pt. Rajan & Sajan Mishra

On Saturday, May 3rd 2014 at 7 pm.

The Universities at Shady Grove, (bldg I)
9630 Gudelsky Drive
Rockville, MD 20850

See attached flyer for additional details.

Sanskriti Poila Boishakh Celebrations on April 12, 2014

The Poila Boishakh evening on April 12, 2014 was celebrated with lots of fun and memories by the Sanskriti community. There was a large turnout of members with their families and friends, and everyone enjoyed the cultural performances (including the new Baithaki style gan-golpo), the delicious dinner and the opportunity to indulge in some "adda" with friends over "cha-coffee".

Chinmaya Yuva Kendra presents Jugalbandi Concert at Chinmaya Mission

The Chinmaya Yuva Kendra (, a group consisting of next generation youth of Indian origin, is presenting a Jugalbandi Concert at the Chinmaya Mission Washington Regional Center ( on Saturday, March 29 from 6-8 PM. Please see attached Flyer for details.

For tickets, please contact Vinay Mallikaarjun at

Sanskriti Baisakhi Celebrations on April 12, 2014

Dear Members and Friends of Sanskriti,

We cordially invite you to Sanskriti’s "Baisakhi Celebration", our second annual event.

Date/Time: Saturday, April 12, 2014; 5.30 – 9 pm
Venue: Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Rd, Potomac, MD 20854

Please join us with your family and friends for a fun-filled evening consisting of:

UPDATE: Tagore Music Group presents a colorful extravaganza - TOMARI RAGINI

The program TOMARI RAGINI (scheduled to be staged on March 30th, Sunday at the Kreeger Auditorium of JCCGW) is fully sold out with the exception of just 10 tickets. So if you have not yet purchased a ticket but still want to attend the show, please call ahead before appearing at the gate to avoid disappointment.

Please call Bharati Mitra at 301-217-0417 to reserve your tickets.

Sanskriti January 2014 e-Newsletter

Dear Sanskriti Family,

Please find attached the Sanskriti January 2014 e-Newsletter. We have also sent out the same via mass email to the community members.

We hope you enjoy reading this newsletter, and look forward to seeing you with your family and friends at our upcoming Saraswati Pujo on February 1st, 2014.

Best wishes,
Sanskriti 2014 BOD

2014 Sanskriti Saraswati Pujo Flyer - With Updated Information

Dear Sanskriti Family,

We look forward to seeing you with your family and friends at the 2014 Saraswati Pujo on February 1st, 2014 at Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg, MD. Please find attached a flyer which you can use for easy reference of the details of this event.

Best wishes,
2014 Sanskriti BOD


Dear Sanskriti Members and Friends,

Please find below an overview about upcoming Sanskriti programs for the year, with confirmed / tentative dates as of now.

1. Saraswati Puja: Jan 31 - Feb 1, 2014 (Friday-evening / Saturday- full day) at Quince Orchard High School, Gaithersburg, Md.

2. Baisakhi: April 12 at Potomac Community Center

Happy New Year!

Dear Sanskriti members and members of the larger Bengali community of the Greater Washington-Baltimore metropolitan area.

The Sanskriti Board of Directors (BoD) 2014, wishes you all a very happy, productive and prosperous new year.

Basanta Utsav's Spring Celebration

Basanta Utsav, Inc. in cooperation with Sanskriti, Prantik and Dhroopad of the Greater Washington DC area, is hosting a one-day celebration of Spring (বসন্ত উৎসব) on Saturday, May 10th 2014 from 10:30 am to 10:30 pm in Roosevelt High School in Maryland. Basanta Utsav is based on the theme ‘আজ সবার রঙে রঙ মেশাতে হবে`.

2014 Saraswati Puja - UPDATE WITH DETAILS

Dear members and friends of Sanskriti,

We cordially invite you all to the Sanskriti Saraswati Puja celebrations on Jan 31 – Feb 1st, 2014. Please find below an overview of the planned programs and activities. Additional details will be provided over the coming days.

Please contact the board at with any questions or suggestions you may have.

Best wishes,

Cultural Extravaganza at Sanskriti Durga Puja 2013


Please see the attached flyer

2013 Durga Puja Flyer with Details

Dear Sanskriti Family
Please see the attached flyer for all the details regarding the 2013 Durga Puja. We look forward to seeing all of you

Deadline for 2014 Sanskriti Board Nominations extended to October 31, 2013

Dear Sanskriti Patrons,
2013 is gradually approaching its end and the Sanskriti Election Committee once again seeks your valued response in the search process designed to fill up the upcoming vacancies for 2014 in the following offices of Sanskriti.
Board of Directors Vacancies