Torke O Golpe Shirshendu : today (14 March) 07.45pm in Canberra

Torke O Golpe Shirshendu : today (14 March) 07.45pm in Canberra

Torke O Golpe Shirshendu (Debates and Fables – with Shirshendu Mukhopadhaya)

The Bengali Cultural Association (BCA) of Canberra has organised an engaging evening with Shirshendu Mukhopadhaya, a renowned Bengali author and a living legend of Bengali Literature, to celebrate the ‘Golden Jubilee’ (50th year) of Shri Mukhopadhaya’s literary career.

Date: 14 March 2009 (Saturday)
Venue: Hughes Community Centre, Wisdom St, HUGHES ACT 2605
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Time: 7.45 pm to 9.30 pm
Entry Fee: $ 5 per adult (further donations welcome)

The format for the evening includes:

  • narration of selected passages from Shri Mukhopadhaya’s writings;
  • a debate involving keynote spreakers, the audience and Shri Mukhopadhaya on the relevance / irrelevance of Bengali literature in the lives of non-resident Bengalis;
  • a brief talk by Shri Mukhopadhaya;
  • panel and audience interactions with Shri Mukhopadhaya on his works and other issues; and
  • later, opportunity for the audience to interact informally with Shri Mukhopadhaya.

We urge you to attend what promises to be an engaging, entertaining and enlightening evening of torko, golpo and adda with Shirshendu Mukhopadhaya.

We also request you to widely circulate this email among your friends and acquaintances interested in Bengali literature in general and the works of Shirshendu Mukhopadhaya in particular.

Arnab Gupta
Secretary BCA
0415 483 530

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