Celebration of Bengali New Year 1422 – বৈশাখী মেলা

Celebration of Bengali New Year 1422 – বৈশাখী মেলা

Dear respected community members,

এসো হে বৈশাখ এসো এসো…the first day of Bangla New Year 1422 ‘Pohela Boishakh (পহেলা বৈশাখ)’ is on the horizon! This is an event 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 socio-cultural groups and individuals, organizing a day-long event Boishakhi Mela (বৈশাখী মেলা) on Saturday 11th of April 2015 at Gloria Pyke Netball Complex – Greaves Reserve, Bennet Street, Dandenong. Details are:

Date: 11th April (Saturday) 2015
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 the kids.

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

Please refer to the attached poster.

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.


Australia Bangladesh Association Inc, Victoria.
Australia Bangladesh Association Inc, Victoria
President : Reza Siddique (rezasiddique@hotmail.com), Vice President: Morshed Kamal (morshedkml@yahoo.com.au), General Secretary: Jalal (Kumu) Ahmed (jalalahmed@hotmail.com), Treasurer: Majibar Rahman (majibar.rahman@hotmail.com), Cultural Secretary: Samsul Arefeen (arefeen2003@yahoo.com).

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Australia Bangladesh Association Inc, Victoria, an association of Bangladeshis living in Victoria, ABN: 37007912929

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