Celebration of Bengali New Year 1421 – 'Boishakhi Mela' in Dandenong, Melbourne

by Priyo Australia | February 3, 2014 6:51 pm

Dear respected community members,

‘Esho hey boishakh esho esho…’ – the first day of Bangla New Year 1421 ‘Pohela Boishakh’ is on the horizon! Pohela Boishakh is a festival that roots deep into our identity as Bengalis. Back home the musical soiree at dawn, the traditional festive rally of the fine arts institute, the countless melas all bring out the Bengali within us.

Dear friends, Australia Bangladesh Association in conjunction with other Bangladeshi cultural groups, organizing a day-long event Boishakhi Mela on Sunday 13th of April 2014 at Gloria Pyke Netball Complex – Greaves Reserve, Bennet Street, Dandenong. Details are:

Date: 13th April (Sunday) 2014

Time: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Venue: Gloria Pyke Netball Complex – Greaves Reserve, Bennet Street, Dandenong Melway # 89K7

The event will consist of orchestrating cultural performances including songs, dances, drama, face painting and poetry recitation and arrays of stalls boasting assortment of foods – sweets/savoury including Biriyani, Khichuri, Panta-ilish, Doi-mishti, Samosa, Piyaju, Chotpoti, Fuchka, Jhal Muri and many more plus deshi jewelleries/boutiques/apparels and various merchandise.

There will also be ample fun activities for kids.

Entry Fee: $2 per adult (10 years and above).

For stalls please contact Reza (0404086277), Kumu (0433814221), Morshed (0433852255), Badal (0432714247), Majib (0427007922), Bipul (0417010027)

Please refer to the attached poster, venue map and a flyer for the stall prices and payment option.

Dear community, this is an event not to be missed. This is also an opportunity to rekindle old acquaintances. Please come along with family and friends, join the celebration and mingle with your fellow community members celebrating for one purpose; the crowning of a New Year, Bengali style!!

We look forward to seeing you all there.

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