Subject: Children's Talent Show and Fund raising
Dated: Sep 15, 2006
Dear Member,

Our Durga Puja preparations are in full swing and we need you help in 
the following areas:

Fund Raising

Prabasi needs your help to raise fund to meet all our operating 
expenses. We would request each member to help Prabasi raise fund 
through advertisement in our Brochure or different sponsorship listed 
in the link below. Members who raise more than $500 will get two 
tickets FREE for any one event during the two days Puja.

Our sponsorship and advertisement rates are in the Website.
http://www.prabasi.org/Administration/adform.html 
Our last day to collect advertisement is Sep 20th 2006. For any 
further information or help you can send email to dolon_das@yahoo.com.


Children Talent Show 

“If you have a talent that you would like to share, we have just the 
show for you”. 

	On Saturday, Sep 30th, 2006 at the Chabot College, Prabasi 
will be having a children's talent show during Durga Puja 2006.

	Please send us your name, age, talent category (see list 
below), duration of your act, and 1 line about yourself - how long 
have you learnt this talent, do you like this talent and if yes, why. 
Email the information to Kasturi Basu at kasturi_basu@hotmail.com 
(408-223-8202) with subject 'Durga Puja 2005 Talent Registration' 
soon. The last date to register is Thursday, Sep 26th, 2006.

Here are the Talent Categories:
Song, dance, recitation, skit, musical instrument, band, etc.

Solo only:           Age group: 2- 16
Group(of 2 or more): Age group: 9-12 
                     Age group: 10-16

Solo Performance – 3 - 5 minutes
Group Performance – 3 - 10 minutes

All timings are from set-up to finish -- set-up includes tuning of 
instruments, set-up of music CD. (NOTE: Microphone adjustment is not 
included in the contestant's performance time)

All requests for participation will be honored, based on the decision 
of the Talent Show Coordinators. Also, on-site sign-ups will not be 
allowed.
 
Children's program will start on Saturday exactly at 3:00pm in the 
outdoor courtyard. Parents and performers need to report backstage 
between 2:30pm-2:40pm. If CDs or Cassettes need to be played, please 
bring them with your name and the performance item written on it.

Drawing Competition
Date: 30th September
Time: 11 AM ~1 PM
Place Chabot College
Last entry date Sep 26th

Age Group 5 ~ 7
Age Group 8~ 10
Age Group 11~ 13
Age Group 14 ~16

Please bring your pastels, we will provide you the Drawing paper.
If you are interested send your name to angirasd@yahoo.com  (408-863-
0545).

Participants for the both the events should be Prabasi members

- Dolon Das
General Secretary
Bay Area Prabasi, Inc.
                                                 Dated: 09/15/2006
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