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Celebration of Bengali New Year

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saudha, poplar union, Bengali new year, celebration, music, dance, east London, things to do

Join us in celebrating Bengali New Year with traditional and colourful festivities!

What to expect

Prominent Bengali community activist, Syeda Sultana Sikha, puts on an event to remember! We’ll be celebrating this traditional and colourful festival on the actual day of Bengali New Year – with a group of progressive friends since 2006.

The celebration involves colourful rituals, dazzling dance, traditional Bangla music and poetry from prominent musicians, singers, dancers, acclaimed poets and elocutionists.

Full line-up to be announced soon.

The organisers

This event is organised by East London cultural activist Syeda Naznin Sultana Sikha, from the organisation Bangla Noboborsho Udjapon Parishod, in partnership with RadhaRaman Society. Poet and director of Saudha (Society of Poetry & Indian Music), T M Ahmed Kaysher, will curate this two-day festival, which begins at Poplar Union and ends at Rich Mix on 15 April.