Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Durga Puja 2014 - Bangla Cultural Programs In Bangalore

Courtesy - Sayamindu Dasgupta
Durga Puja 2014 and here is another attempt to compile a list (sorted by location) of Bengali cultural programs happening across Bangalore. I will keep this post updating as and when more information becomes available.

Please comment if you know about other programs with details of program, location, date, and time.
 


Pandal Locations: For address of pandal locations, please see Durgotsav 2012 post. I have updated some of the addresses. If you know the changed location/address or if the event is not happening, please comment.

Monday, September 29, 2014 - Panchami
  1. Commercial Street - Bengali Association
  2. (a) Children’s talent Show - 1900 hours.
  3. Indira Nagar - Socio Cultural Association
  4. (a) (b) Dandia & Garba - 1900 hours.
  5. Koramangala - Sarathi Socio-Cultural Association
  6. (a) Anandomela - 1900 hours
    (b) Karaoke - Rishi - 2100 hours

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Shashti
  1. BTM - Bengali in Bangalore
    (b) 
    Agomoni & Mahisasur Mordini -1930 hours.
  2. Commercial Street - Bengali Association
  3. (a) Aagomoni, Songs and Dances - 1930 hours.
  4. Indira Nagar - Socio-Cultural Association
    (a) 
    "Anondo Dhara" - A cultural initiative by "SCA Ladies Wings" - 1900 hours.
    (b) "Nrityer Geeti Alekhye Manna Dey" - Presented by "Aangik" ( Sathi Chakraborty and Team) - 2030 hours.
  5. J P Nagar - Utsav
    (a) Bajlo Chutir Ghonta - Kids performance - 1900 hours
    (b) Vandana - Musical program - 1945 hours
  6. Marathalli - Poorva Bangalore Cultural Association
    (a) Udbodhoni Sangeet by Aditya Vittal - 1830 hours
    (b) Dancing Little Champs - 1930 hours
    (c) Rocking Gen-Y by PBCA Junior - 1945 hours
    (d) Songs by Indrani Sen - 2030 hours
  7. Rajarajeshwari Nagar - Aikatan
    (a) Anandomela – 1930 hours
    (b) Dandia – 2100 hours
  8. Sarjapura Road - SORRBA Durga Puja
    (a) Songs by Srikanto Acharya - Evening
  9. J P Nagar - South Bangalore Cultural Association
  10. (a) "Janani Eseche Dware" - Musical programme by SBCA members - 2030 hours
  11. Jayamahal - Jayamahal Sarbajanin Durga Puja
    (a) Bouquet of dance by Arpita Banjerjee - 2100 hours
  12. Koramangala - Sarathi Socio-Cultural Association
    (a) Dance and poetry - 1900 hours
    (b) Drama - 2100 hours

Wesnesday, October 1, 2014 - Saptami
  1. BTM - Bengali in Bangalore
    (a) Dhunichi Nach competition - 1900 hours.
    (b) BinB theatre & other cultural programmes - 1930 hours.
    (b) Anonymous - Bangla Band - 2030 hours.
  2. Commercial Street - Bengali Association
  3. (a) Songs of Priyanka Mitra - 1930 hours.
  4. Indira Nagar - Socio-Cultural Association
    (a) Songs and music by Sameer Punekar of Bishop Cotton boys School - 1930 hours.
    (b) RJ Snigdha Kemkar presents "BENGALIS  N  BOLLYWOOD" with Bollywood Playback singer Sinchan Dixit  and Bangalore talents Rishi & Sutirtho - 2000 hours.
  5. J P Nagar - Utsav
    (a) Sur-e Taal-e Adday - Evening
    (b) Badal Sarkar-er Anoboddo Ranganatto - "Solution X" Directed by Amitabha Bakshi
  6. Marathalli - Poorva Bangalore Cultural Association
    (a) Abritir Anginay - Bratati - 1830 hours
    (b) Songs by Srikanto Acharya - 2030 hours
  7. Munnekolala - Bangla Cultural Association
    (a) Songs by Ms Tanushree
  8. Rajarajeshwari Nagar - Aikatan
    (a) Mixed bag – Song & instrumental – 1930 hours
    (b) Amader Duniya Sopnopuri - Dance Ensemble – 2000 hours
    (c) Chetonate Nazrul – Song, Dance & Recitation  – 2045 hours
  9. RT Nagar - R.T. Nagar Sarbajanin Durga Puja Samiti
    (a) Songs by Lopamudra Mitra - 1945 hours
  10. Sarjapura Road - SORRBA Durga Puja
    (a) Songs by Anindya Bose (Shohor band) - Evening
  11. J P Nagar - South Bangalore Cultural Association
  12. (a) Magic Show - 1900 hours
    (b) GARBA Dance by SBCA members - 1940 hours
    (c) Odissi Dance - 2000 hours
  13. Jayamahal - Jayamahal Sarbajanin Durga Puja
    (a) Dance recital "Pujor Chutti" by Balmiki and Odissi Dance Center - 1930 hours.
    (b) Amaader Gaan by BackBenchers - 2015 hours.
  14. Kanakapura Road - KARBA
    (a) Rock concert - Evening.
  15. Koramangala - Sarathi Socio-Cultural Association
    (a) Sarathi Choir - 1900 hours
    (b) Gunjan - 2115 hours

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - Ashtami
  1. BTM - Bengalis in Bangalore(a) Rabindra Sangeet, Indradhanush Theater, Bharatnatyam, Rabindranath Story based dance Drama - 1900 hours.
    (b) Oxygen - Bengali & Sufi Fusion Band - 2030 hours.
  2. Commercial Street - Bengali Association
    (a) Songs and dance by members of bengali association - 1930 hours.
    (b) Songs by Shilpi Chatterjee.
    (c) Aaroti Competition.
  3. Indira Nagar - Socio-Cultural Association
    (a) Dance Program - 1930 hours.
    (b) Musical programme by local band from Karnataka - 2000 hours.
  4. J P Nagar - Utsav
    (a) Bandishe Band - Evening
    (b) HORIKHELA - dance drama based on a poem by Tagore - 1945 hours
  5. Marathalli - Poorva Bangalore Cultural Association
    (a) Dance by PBCA Next Gen - 1945 hours
    (b) Rockers Eve - Sparkplugs - 2000 hours
    (c) Bolly/Tolly Wood - Tanushree & Atanu - 2030 hours
  6. Munnekolala - Bangla Cultural Association
    (a) Songs by Ratna Mitra, Sampriti Dutta, Mousumi Pal, and Bhaskar Choudhuri
  7. Rajarajeshwari Nagar - Aikatan
    (a) Mixed bag – Song & instrumental – 1930 hours
    (b) Honeymoon – Drama – 2000 hours
  8. RT Nagar - R.T. Nagar Sarbajanin Durga Puja Samiti
    (a) Songs by Somlata Acharya - 1930 hours
  9. J P Nagar - South Bangalore Cultural Association
  10. (a) "Brishti Bheja Jeebon O Nari" Programme by SBCA Kids - 1930 hours
    (b) Musical programme by young artists - 2015 hours
    (c) Instrumental programme by RAINBOW - 2030 hours
  11. Jayamahal - Jayamahal Sarbajanin Durga Puja
    (a) 
    Sarbokaaler Gaan by Miss Oliva & Group - 1930 hours.
  12. Kanakapura Road - KARBA
    (a) Baul songs - Morning.
    (c) Melodious evening by Kolkata artists - Evening.
  13. Koramangala - Sarathi Socio-Cultural Association
    (a) Kohal - 1900 hours
    (b) Songs by Srikanta Acharya - 2000 hours

Friday, October 3, 2014 - Nabami
  1. BTM - Bengalis in Bangalore(a) Dance, Fashion show & other cultural programmes - 1900 hours.
    (b) Pandora's Band  - 2030 hours.
  2. Commercial Street - Bengali Association
    (a) Fakira, bangla folk band - 1930
    (b) Dandia dance.
  3. Indira Nagar - Socio-Cultural Association
    (a) Benbali musical program by Monomay Bhattacharya - 2000 hours.
  4. J P Nagar - Utsav
    (a) Songs by Lopamudra Mitra - 1930 hours.
  5. Marathalli - Poorva Bangalore Cultural Association
    (a) Bollywood Masti - Asit - 1830 hours
    (b) Rock band Prithibi - 2030 hours
  6. Munnekolala - Bangla Cultural Association
    (a) Hi Spirits Band - Manjunath and Party
  7. Rajarajeshwari Nagar - Aikatan
    (a) Mixed bag – Song & recitation – 1930 hours
    (b) Chandalika – Dance Drama – 2000 hours
    (c) Disco Express – A musical journey – 2045 hours  
  8. RT Nagar - R.T. Nagar Sarbajanin Durga Puja Samiti
    (a) Songs by Aurko band & Zubeen Garg
  9. Sarjapura Road - SORRBA Durga Puja
    (a) Songs by Subhamita Banerjee - Evening
  10. J P Nagar - South Bangalore Cultural Association
    (a) Musical programme by young artists - 1930 hours
  11. (b) Recitation - 2000 hours
    (c) Musical Nite by Ashirvaad Musical Event Management Group - 2015 hours
  12. Jayamahal - Jayamahal Sarbajanin Durga Puja
    (a) 
    Musical Bonanza by Archana Udupa & Group - 1930 hours.
  13. Kanakapura Road - KARBA
    (a) Melodious evening by Zee Saregama artists - Evening.
  14. Koramangala - Sarathi Socio-Cultural Association
    (a) Jhankar Beats - 1900 hours
    (b) Songs by Somlata Acharya - 2000 hours

Saturday, October 4, 2014 - Dashami
  1. Indira Nagar - Socio-Cultural Association
    (a) Musical evening by Miss Jojo - 2000 hours

Saturday, November 2, 2013 - Kali Puja


Of note, a creature know as Tathagata Maiti has been instrumental in inspiring and in the making of this list.
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