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International Bangla Festival & Book Fair 2017
May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017Free
Three-day International Bangla Festival & Book Fair 2017 will be held in Jackson Heights, New York from May 19 to May 21. Organized by Muktadhara Foundation, the event will open on Friday evening and end on Sunday midnight. International Bangla Festival & Book Fair is organized every year for Bangladeshi community of New York to celebrate Bangladeshi culture with music, poetry, dance, food, meeting, discussion etc. Book publishers and sellers from USA, Bangladesh and West Bengal of India will participate at the event. Vendors will participate at the event with book, food, clothing, art, jewelry, and other Bangladeshi products. Bangladeshi businesses and non-profit organizations will participate to provide information about their services. A colorful magazine will be published to commemorate the event.
- Bangladesh Mongol Parade
- Meeting with new generation of Bangladesh writers
- Conversation with Bangla writers
- Remembering Shahid Quadri and Syed Shamsul Haq
- Recitation of Bangla poetry
- Behind the scene stories of Rabindranath Tagore’s songs
- Bangla songs from old days etc.
- Children’s festival
- Young people’s festival
The event is free and open to all.
PS 69, Jackson Heights School
77-02, 37th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY 11372