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Kali Puja 2014 Kali Puja at Logan High School on Oct 25 will feature Shovon Ganguly - a young versatile singer from Kolkata. See more...

Prabasi - Past and Present!

PRABASI is a non-profit socio-cultural organization of the Bengalis of the San Francisco Bay Area, founded in 1974. This is the largest and oldest organization of Bengalis and Bengali-loving people in Northern California. Our goals are broadly defined in our vision and mission statement. We have open communication with all our members. Prabasi also has an interesting history. To promote a feeling of togetherness, Prabasi is a membership based organization.

Welcome to Prabasi

Prabasi is a non-profit socio-cultural organization of the San Francisco Bay Area. It is a membership-based organization whose focus is on the Bengali language and culture. Prabasi was formed in 1974 and is run by an elected Board of Directors. Prabasi organizes at least four cultural get-togethers every year - Durga Puja, Kali Puja, Saraswati Puja and Anandamela. Besides it also organizes Bengali movie shows when available, annual new-year's eve parties and picnics. Prabasi is also instrumental in coordinating relief efforts when a natural disaster strikes.

Kali Puja 2014

Kali-GoddessThis year's Kali Puja will be celebrated on Saturday, October 25, 2014. Kali Puja will feature Shovon Ganguly - a versatile singer from Kolkata.

Date: October 25, 2014

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Pictures of Durga Puja 2014 are now on our web-site.

Kali Puja will be celebrated on October 25, 2014 at Logan High School, Fremont.



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Our members span all over the Bay Area between Marin County and Gilroy.

Prabasi has been in existence since 1974 and serving Bengalis for more than 35 years. It meets regularly at least four times every year, out of which the main cultural celebrations are held during Durga Puja. It has a non-profit status in California, and is governed by an elected Board whose terms are normally three years.