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Annual Day BBQ Picnic 2015 Bay Area Prabasi will be celebrating Annual Day with a Barbecue Picnic at Lake Elizabeth Community Center, Fremont on June 6, 2016 from 12noon to 4pm.

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.

Saraswati Puja 2015

This year's Saraswati Puja will be celebrated on Saturday, January 24, 2015. As usual, our entire cultural show is dedicated to children's programs.

Date: January 24, 2015

Venue: Newark Memorial High School, Newark

Read more about Saraswati Puja 2015.

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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.