Durga Puja 2001
              The schedule below is approximate. Slight modifications in this schedule are likely.

Please note that professional programs are FREE for Prabasi members and Patrons.

Non-members can pay a flat fees of
$45.00 per person to attend all three cultural programs. Children not occupying a seat are free. You may also attend individual programs by paying for tickets - prices for which are given below against each program.
    November 2                    




7:00pm - 9:00pm

Puja (Inauguration of Prabasi's new Dhaak)  

9:00pm - 10:30pm

Variety Entertainment  

        November 3                  




10:00am - 12:00noon


12:00pm - 1:00pm


12:30pm - 2.30 pm

Bhog Distribution  

2:30pm - 4.30 pm

Local Programs  

2:45pm - 3.15 pm

Aadhunik/Choorar gaan and dances by children By Swati Bhattacharya

3:25pm - 3:45pm

Kathak solo dance Dipanwita Sengupta

4:00pm - 4.30 pm

Faces of Bengal (Children's variety program) Presented by Shruti

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Sandhyaratri and Dhunuchi Nrityo  

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Aadhunik Gaan
(Professional Cultural Program)
Aarti Mukherjee
($20.00 per person for non-members)

7:30pm - 9:30pm

Dinner Break  

9:30pm - 12:30 am

Hindi and Bengali Songs
(Professional Cultural Program)
Amit Kumar and orchestra 
($25.00 per person for non-members)

    November 4                    




1:00pm - 2:30pm

Bisarjaner Anustthan  

2:45pm - 4:00pm

Popular Hindi Songs  

2:45pm - 3:30pm

Local Programs  

3:40pm - 4:00pm

Popular songs on Hawaiian Guitar Prasun Banerjee

4:30 pm - 7:00pm

Bengali and Hindi Pop Music
(Professional Cultural Program)
Usha Uthup and orchestra
($20.00 per person for non-members)

6:30pm - 7:30pm



Bay Area renowned caterer, Raja Sweets and Indian Cuisine, will be selling food onsite at Chabot College for all three days. You will enjoy eating their Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Entrees.

Friday Nov 2:
Menu will be displayed onsite.

Saturday Nov.3 
Lunch Menu
- will include Kichuri Bhog, Mixed Vegetable, Chutney served with onsite frying of Baigun Bhaja and Papad.
Dinner Menu - will include, Goat Curry, Chicken Tikka, Bhindi Masala, Matter Paneer and Rasogolla served with Pulao and Hot Naan from oven made on site.

Sunday, Nov. 4
Lunch Menu - will Include Goat Curry, Aaloo Gobhi Masala, Baigan Bartha and Gulaab Jamun served with Rice and Hot Naan from oven made onsite.

Tea will be available whole day for only 50 cents per cup.

These dishes will be offered at a very reasonable price of $6.00 per person. Please note that Khichuri Bhog will be provided free to all annual Prabasi members and Patrons for the current year.

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