Award and Birthday Celebration on 20 Jun 2009 in Canberra

Award and Birthday Celebration on 20 Jun 2009 in Canberra

Program: dances songs drama awards art exhibition fun food cake balloons prizes socialisation
Date: 20 June 2009 between 10 AM and 5 PM.
Venue: Optus Lecture Theatre, CSIRO Discovery, Clunies Ross St. ACTON-2601.
Contact: or Mobile: 0416 119 969.

5th Birthday Celebration Highlights:

1000 Door open, get a beautiful PriyoAustralia T-shirt (collectors item) for early birds (limited round neck T-shirts, while stocks last),

Free balloons for Children and ‘Monpura – [on big screen] Aage Theke Dekha’ hard to miss this.


1030 O Bondhu Amar [ও বন্ধু আমার] (two popular respected celebrity friends, Shormili Ahmed & Dilara Zaman talk about their friendship) must see episode

Dilara ZamanShormili Ahmed

1050 Dress As You Like upto 17 years old boys and girls

Day long event includes:
Children performance by Bangla Language and Cultural School, Canberra
Songs by your favorite Canberra artists
All day ongoing Jatra/Drama with lots of new faces and lots of surprises – don’t miss the beginning of the story/drama starting at 10.30 am
Awards (Priyo Bangali 2009, Priyo Writer 2007 & 2009, Priyo Lifetime Achievement 2009, Priyo Personality 2009 and Priyo Friend 2009)
Opening Zakia Hossain’s Art-exhibition [poster here]
Opening Business Directory (list of Business in Australia mainly Bangali owned) Contact person: Tarek Safa
Opening Photo Library : Contact person: Tanvir Hossain
CricketTomorrow’s Special Announcement for local residence
TeleBangla’s Special OFFER for Bangladeshi Bengali Channels on-site on-the day subscriber
Live Event Webcast (ask your interstate/overseas family and friends to look out your face online at
and many more….

Finally the historic launching of “Community and Climate Change” – first ever initiatives launched by an Australian community.

Event Day Food List
SL Item Price
1 Goat Teheri $5 per packet or $6 with soft drinks
2 Chicken Polau $5 per packet or $6 with soft drinks
3 Samusa 2 for $1 or 5 for $2
4 Spring Rolls 2 for $1 or 5 for $2
5 Fish cake 2 for $1.50
6 Tea $1 per cup
7 Plain Cake $2 per slice
8 Soft Drinks $1.50 per can
9 Water $0.50 per bottle

Major Sponsor:
Muslim Community Co-Operative ( Australia) Ltd.

Channel-i; HAMS Group, Bangladesh; Bangladesh Australian Society of South Australia; Beedesh Bangla TV, Sydney; TeleBangla


Celebrating 5th Anniversary

Dear All,

It’s our great pleasure to announce that PriyoAustralia website ( is going to celebrate its 5th Birthday on Saturday, 20 June 2009. It’ll be a day-long event for which your presence and participation are most cordially invited. One of the highlights of the program will be the award for ‘Priyo Bangali of the Year’ and ‘Priyo Writer of the Year’ awards. As a Bangali community based website, we believe that the community should nominate the winners for these two prestigious awards. We, therefore, request you to provide us with your nominations for the above mentioned awards in the following specification format: –

Award – 1 : Priyo Bangali of the year
Your Nominee :
Reason for your nomination :

[Criteria for the award: The nominated person, i) should be someone living in Australia, ii) someone not recognized by the Country (Australia)/State/Territory as yet iii) who has significantly contributed for the community/portion of the community in any field iv) can’t be yourself]

Award – 2 : Priyo Writer of the year
Your Nominee :
The article you liked most & why :
Website :

[Criteria for the award: The nominated person, i) should be a regular writer of any Bangali community website in Australia (like etc) with a minimum of two articles/write-ups published in the website, ii) can’t be yourself]

Please do participate and nominate your best candidate for the above mentioned awards & email us at by May 30, 2009. From all the email addresses, we’ll pick one lucky winner who will receive a gift from our award winners.

Thank you all.
Priyo Team

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