The countdown to the much awaited and exciting Sankriti Durga Puja 2016 is on!
Please find below some useful information regarding venue, registration & program timeline for our upcoming event.
We look forward to celebrating this gala occasion with all of you.
Sanskriti BoD 2016
|Date :||October 8th – 9th, 2016|
|Venue:||Gaitherburg High School
101 Education Blvd.
Gaithersburg MD 20877
|Saturday 8th, Oct 2016||Saptami and Asthami Puja (including Arati): 10 AM to 12 PM
Puspanjali: 12.30 PM to 1.30 PM
|Sunday 9th, Oct 2016||Nabami Puja, ChandiPath: 10.30 AM to 11.30 AM.
Kumari Puja: 11.30 AM to 12 PM.
Arati: 12 PM
Puspanjali: 12.15 to 1.15 PM
Bijoya Dashomi Puja and Bisarjon: 1.15 PM to 2 PM
Cultural Programs: Iconic performers from the Kolkata music industry will be entertaining us during this Durga Puja! Famous Bangla Band KAYA and melodious singer Subhamita will mesmerize you with their prime-time performances on Saturday, October 8th and Sunday, October 9th respectively!
Cultural Program Schedule:
|10/8/2016||3.00 PM||Dance||Songs||Sampurna Chakraborty|
|SATURDAY||3.15 PM||Vocal||Infinite Circles: A Hula Hoop Dance||Piyali Kundu|
|3.30 PM||Dance||DurgaVandana||Tania Chatterjee and her team|
|3.55 PM||Drama||Satyaban Fire eso||Sambaran Chakraborty, Rima Ray, Kallol Mukherjee, Kumkum bagchi, Shantanu Bagchi and Archana Bandyopadhyay|
|5.00 PM||TEA BREAK|
|5.30 PM||Vocal||Muktir Pathajatri||Mitali Saha, Nasim Ahmed Sultan, Somesh Chattopadhyay, Sanchari Ghosh, Dipannita Dutta, Kaushik Ray, Sujay Lahiri and Lokesh Bhattacharyya|
|6.00 PM||Instrumental||Sitar Recital||Partha Bose (Sitar), Indranil Mallick (Tabla)|
|7.30 PM||DINNER BREAK|
|9.00 PM||Band||Kaya Band|
|10/9/2016||2.30 PM||Dance||Hindolam||Sreeya Choudhury|
|SUNDAY||2.50 PM||Dance||Durga Stuti/ Bharatnatyam||Suhita Roy|
|3.05 PM||Mahisasurmardini||Jeeshna Sengupta|
|3.20 PM||Dance||Group Dance||Jayantee Paine and her team|
|3.45 PM||Vocal||Bengali Modern Songs||Stuti Banerjee, Sharmi Das, Rajesh Warior and Bijan Sengupta|
|4.30 PM||TEA BREAK|
|5.30 PM||Subhamitar Gaan|
Culinary Delights: Finger licking Bengali delicacies will be served in Buffet Style by Passage to India restaurant at Bethesda, MD
A Glimpse of the Menu:
|Lunch||Khichuri (Cauliflower, Peas and Potato)
Potato Fries (Children)
Egg-vegetable Noodles (Children)
|Afternoon Snacks||Bhel Puri
Cholar Dal with Peas and Coconut
Goat Meat (Kosha)
Mixed vegetable with Paneer
|Lunch||Pulao with Raisins and Paneer
Aloo Gobi Muttar
|Afternoon Snacks||Papri Chat
|Dinner Box||Vegetable Fried Rice
Vegetable Manchurian (Vegetarian)
Vegetable Spring Roll
|Full Event Registration Rates||Online||At the Gate|
|Student (w/ ID)||$50||$45||$60||$50|
|Each Dependent Parent or Child (under 12 yrs)||$50||$45||$60||$50|
|Family of 4 (2 parents + 2 children under 12 yrs)||$215||$190||$225||$200|
Request for Volunteers
We are looking for volunteers to help out with activities involving Pujo and our Priest, as well as in preparing Bhog. Any community members wishing to participate and volunteer for any of these activities are requested to get in touch immediately.
Please contact Roopa Biswas (email@example.com; 216-374 6168) or Mitali Chatterjee (firstname.lastname@example.org; 240-481 8683).