Bay Area Prabasi Inc.
Welcome Schedule Venue
The program will begin from 11:00am in the morning. Given below is the schedule. Since the schedule is likely to change, please keep visiting this page for the latest.


11:00am to 1:00pm Puja
1:00pm to 2:30 pm Prasad / Khichuri
2:30pm to 5:00pm Bengali Movie
3:00pm to 4:30pm Drawing Competition
5:00pm to 5:30pm Tea Break
5:30pm to 7:30pm Cultural events (including children)
7:30pm to 8:00pm Aarti
8:00pm to 9:00pm Quiz Contest
9:00pm onwards Cultural programme

Open dinner will be served from 6:30 pm onwards.
Menu: dosa or chhole bature (served by caterer) and dessert. Dinner time for Sponsors/Patrons will be between 7:00pm and 8:30pm.

Drawing Competition

  • On the Spot Drawing competition upto 10 years of age. (Different age group).
  • Please carry your own drawing Board or some hard cover to place your paper.
  • Paper will be provided by the organization.
  • Please bring your own crayons.
  • There will be 2 groups: (1) 4-6 yrs. and (2) 7-9 yrs.
  • You may choose your own topic for the drawing.

( To participate please call Shompa Bhattacharya (408)366-2637)

Quiz Contest

  • There will be four groups and each group will have 5 contestants.
  • Age group will between 10 ~ 16 years.
  • Group should NOT have more than 3 participants over 12 years old as of 16th Feb 2002.
  • Only first twenty applicants will be able to participate.
  • Questions will be based on Indian History, Indian Culture, US History, Indian Sports, US sports, Literature, Science, Government, World Geography and Mythology The questions will be 50% US-based and 50% India-based. Questions will be very easy. Indian History will be based on very important dates and events.
  • Last date to apply is Feb 10th 2002.
(To participate please call  Susweta Mukherji (510)713-9852)