Subject: Durga Puja 2017 in one week at Santa Clara County Fairgounds
Dated: Sep 21, 2017
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Dear Member,,

Durga Puja is just around the corner and we all are counting days. You, your family & friends are cordially invited to celebrate Durga Puja with Prabasi at Pavilion Hall, Santa Clara Fairgrounds starting on Friday, September 29th.

Along with local and professional cultural programs from Friday, September 29th through Sunday, October 1st, we have also planned activities like Kid's Art Exhibition, Shankha & Alpona competitions that community members and their guests can participate in.

We need your support and contributions to make this grand Puja possible. For new membership, please click here, if you are an existing member or a Prabasi Patron member, please renew your membership here.

We are delighted to announce that we have been able to secure 100 complimentary parking spots for Patron members this year.
For this year's Puja schedule and other updates, please visit

Please continue to support us and to make this a memorable homecoming for Ma Durga.

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This is the last week for early-bird discounts. So hurry up before the time is gone, and renew your membership if you have not done so yet. We thank you if you have already renewed your membership. Prabasi is a membership-based organization and our sustenance depends on the support of our members. The membership rates are given at our membership page.

We are also soliciting for the Life Membership which was adopted for the benefit of our senior members and to make Prabasi financially strong. This is a one time payment for rest of your life depending upon your age. There are some condtions under which this is granted:
  • Membership is Valid for rest of your life if you are 65 years old above on the day of Registration or Limited for 10 years if you are below 65 Years
  • Life Membership is same for couple or single
  • Life Membership will include Patron benefits
  • Life Membership is $5000. To be paid by check to Bay Area Prabasi
  • Qualification : Continuous Membership since year 2000
If you would like to be a Life Member please fill out the form given here:

Sourendro and Soumyojit
The Sunday professional program will be performed by Sourendra and Soumyojit.

Vocalist Soumyojit and pianist Sourendro rhyme as a duo. They have been creating, composing and performing together for a decade now. Soumyojit pursues music under the guidance of the legendary Pt. Ajoy Chakraborty, while Sourendro trained in indian music under Pt. V Balsara & Ustad Vilayat Khan - also learns about different forms of music from Prof. Martin Keubert. They have created a new soundscape of their own and travelled far and wide with their music.

Shovan Ganguly

Friday's cultural show will be performed by Shovan Ganguly. Shovan became a household name after he won the famous TV singing competition, Zee's Saregamapa in 2012. Shovan's talent was noticed by one and all, especially famous music composer & music directors of Kolkata. He is known for his renditions of Contemporary Bengali music and Sufi music. Shovan has done playback for many prminent Bengali movies, like Arsinagar by Oscar nominated director, Aparna Sen. The song from this movie, "Jaan Qubool" was a big hit and topped Radio Mirchi charts for months. Shovan recently was declared 2016 Male Voice of the Year at the famous Radio Mirchi Awards.


June Banerjee

Winner of the prestigious WBFJA Award, for her original recordings in "Chirodini Tumi Je Amar", June Banerjee is known for her renditions of Tagore, Bengali and Hindi contemporary music. Her original song in "Chalo Dilli" also earned her the nomination of Best Playback Singer for STARDUST & IIFA awards. Worked wit Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Pritam, Bickram ghosh, Taufique Qureshi, Niladri Kumar, Louie Banks, and many more renowned stalwarts in various projects. She has performed all over the world in live concerts in a career spanning 7 yrs.


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We hope to see you at Durga Puja on Sep 29th.

- Bay Area Prabasi Team

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