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Durga Puja 2019

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John Keats said it best in ‘Ode to Autum’ Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run; For us  Bengali speaking people  from all corners of the globe,  even the thought of falls makes […]

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Kobi Pronam

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Kobi Pronaam is about a  week away! The response from the community has been overwhelming and we have had way more participation requests than there were available slots. Organizers set new benchmarks in scheduling creativity to avoid disappointments, some patents may yet be filed too! The result – we have a show packed with must-see performances; […]

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Kobi Pronam -2019 – Call for Participation

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Kobi Pronaam,our community’s annual tribute to two of Bengal’s greatest poets, Rabindranath Tagore and Kaji Nazrul Islam will be held on the 8th of June at PCC Rock Creek Auditorium from 3pm through 8pm. Prabashi Portland is pleased to announce its support for the event this year. For more information please read the information received on behalf […]

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Saraswati Pujo 2019

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Venue Details Get Saraswati Pujo Tickets Saraswati Pujo 2019 Plan Pre-Registration is now closed  With the dawn of the new year we are delighted to announce the first event of the calendar year: Saraswati Puja. This year we are celebrating Saraswati Pujo on February 23rd 2019 at the Portland Hindu Temple. You are cordially invited […]

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Asche Bochor Abar Hobe

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Another exhilarating Pujo celebration comes to an end here in Portland. As festivities still continue in India, a deep desire lingers on in all our minds “Could we not have a few days more?” Monta je aaro chai. Never the less we need to rejoice on all the new additions that the Prabashi council have […]

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Durga Puja 2018 is here

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Jago…. Tumi ja..go Jago Durga Jago Dashaproharanodaarinee Abhaya Shokti Baloprodayini Tumi Jago As Ma durga gets “pran-pratishta” in Portland  tomorrow get out your  “dhutis”, ” panjabees” and “sarees”. The time is upon us . The next 2 days lets  not miss. Lets get together to pray to Ma durga and enjoy the cultural program   […]

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Durga Puja 2018

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Venue Details Pujo Artists Pujo 2018 Pictures When fall is in the air  Sarodotsav cannot be far behind. The Prabashi Durga Puja Organizing Committee is delighted to announce Durga Puja  Celebrations for  2018 to the Greater Portland Bengali community. It’s the biggest festival of our community with maximum participation from the community consisting of Bengalis and non […]

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Durga Puja 2018 – Stars are on there way are you registered ?

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Registrations for cultural programs are closed and announcing new additions to our arsenal… Pujo is almost here.  Calling all able bodied dhaaki-s and kashor maestros! The equipment has arrived from Kolkata and completed extensive validation. Multiple 911 calls and a multi-fold increase of ear plug sales in a certain Bethany neighbourhood serve as testimonial to efficacy […]