Subject: Saraswati Puja on Jan 23, 2010
Dated: Dec 01, 2009
Dear Member,

Prabasi welcomes you to attend Saraswati Puja on Saturday January 23,
2010 at Sunnyvale Hindu Temple.

This year at Prabasi Saraswati Puja get ready to showcase your talent.
We will be having a number of events for all ages.

Art Competition for different age groups (12.00 PM - 1.00 PM)

 * Ages 3 and under: Children can pick their own theme. 
 * Ages 5-9: Theme is 'Family' -- could be you and your family, could
be animal families, could be families around the world.  Extra points
for a Creative title.
 * Ages 10-14: Theme is 'Friendship' -- You and your friends, friends
around the world, friendship between animals, birds, anybody. Extra
points for a creative title.
 * Ages 15-18: Theme is 'Leadership' -- Men and women leaders of the
past and the present, you and your friends in any leadership roles,
why is this quality so important for us to learn. Extra points for a
creative title.
 * Interested participants please send in your names to Sushmita Datta

Go As You Like for kids of different ages (3.00 PM - 4.00 PM)

Group A: Ages 4 and under : Be any character you like.

Group B: Ages 5-9: Dress up to suit the character portrayed with
performance for 1 min.

Group C: Ages 10-14: Choose your theme, use your own props, dress up
and be ready to perform for max of 2mins.

Group D: Ages 15-18: Impromptu theme involving any Group A, Group B &
Group C contestant to suit with your costume. Minimum: 2 contestants
(including you) and Maximum: 4 contestants (including you). Be as
creative as innovative you can be with your presentation. Bring your
own music track to add to the ambiance.

Interested Participants please send in your names to Nilanjana Roy

Bay Area Premier League - A competition of Performing Arts
(5.30pm onwards)

  * Inter City/County competition of performing arts. Each team can
perform any area of performing arts (Dance/Music/Skit/Fashion
show/Bollywood Numbers/Rock Band )that  will get  you the Champion of
BAPL award. You can also mix and match to create your own unique program
  * 30 min will be given to a team that includes time for setup and
  * A team needs to have at least a min of 3 participants.
  * A team needs to represent both the 1st and 2nd generation
  * Adjoining cities can be clubbed.
  * Members can participate for free. Non-members need to pay a
participation fee of $7.00
  * Last date of submission of application - Dec 20th 2009.
  * This competition will be judged by at least 5 to 7 judges from
areas of Dance, Music,Play,and other varied areas of Performing arts.
  * Notable Performers and directors who will shine during this years
competition will be given the opportunity to create full fledged
bigger Prabasi Programmes for the year 2010 .

Interested groups send in your group names to Arindam Samanta
 or Tandrima (Kheya) Bandyopadhyay

There will be exciting prizes for each of these events. All
participants will get a certificate. It is important to register so
please email the respective people with the name of the event you are
interested in specified on the subject line. In the body of the email,
send your name, age and any other information pertinent to your
program . Good luck. We do hope to see  many of you participate in all
the events.
- Bay Area Prabasi Team
Bay Area Prabasi, Inc.
                                                 Dated: 12/01/2009
                      BAY AREA PRABASI INC.