Subject: Holi and Poila Boishak dates
Dated: Mar 17, 2002
Dear Member,

Spring is already here and along with it come two vibrant festivals -
Holi and Poila Boishak. We participate in Holi on March 24 along with
members of other India communities, and celebrate Poila Boishak on
April 14. The details are in the official communication below.

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MESSAGE FROM GENERAL SECRETARY
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This email is to apprise you of some interesting upcoming events for
the year 2002.  Let us take this opportunity in wishing all of you a
Happpy Holi!!! Let the colors of spring imbue each of you with a
bright and happy outlook for the year ahead! Prabasi will be
celebrating Holi on Sunday, March 24 at 11:00am at Sunnyvale Hindu
Temple. We welcome you to join us in the celebration along with
members of other communities.

We will be celebrating Poila Boishakh this year as part of our Annual
Day celebrations on the 14th of April at Foothill College Auditorium
with a classical music program featuring world renowned Sarode
maestro, Pandit Tejendra Narayan Majumdar from Kolkata and tabla guru,
Pandit Swapan Chowdhury (5:00PM - 8:00PM).

Following the annual day event, the other events of interest are
listed below:

1.Special event - to be held in the month June, featuring the most
popular male Bengali adhunik singer from Kolkata.  We will broadcast
the details as soon as possible.

2.The most awaited event in Prabasi's year - Durga Puja 2002, to be
held at Chabot College during the weekend of the 11th, 12th and 13th
of October.

3.Kali Puja - to be held on Nov 2nd, 2002, at Chabot College.

Please stay tuned to read about details about the above events and
other fun and exciting programs to follow in the future.

We also intend to host a couple of other fun and entertaining programs
and will look forward to your participation in these new ventures.

Sincerely,

Reema Mukherjee.
General Secretary
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Sincerely,

- Anupam Bagchi
Prabasi Webmaster

                                              Dated: 03/17/2002
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