Ekushey: Between language and culture

Ekushey is Bangladeshi culture

Bangladeshis, home and abroad, celebrate Ekushey February to remember Bangla Language Movement and to honor those who sacrificed their lives to preserve Bangla as their mother language in February 21st of 1952. Bangladeshis feel proud to think Ekushey February as their very own achievement – an immediate triumph in protecting the rights to read, write, … Read more…

Book, Bangla and Bangladeshi community in New York

Book, Bangla and Bangladeshi community in New York

Bangladeshi community abroad indeed like to celebrate cultural events as long as it has the native vibe of Bangladesh. Organized by Muktadhara Foundation, the International Bangla Festival and Book Fair was such an event for Bangladeshi community living in New York City. Held in Jackson Heights from May 20 to 22, 2016, the three-day event … Read more…

International Bangla Festival & Book Fair 2016

International Bangla Festival & Book Fair 2016 (আন্তর্জাতিক বাংলা উৎসব ও বইমেলা) will be held in New York from May 20 to May 22. The three-day event will cover many facets of Bangladeshi culture practiced and celebrated by Bangladeshi community living in New York City. This year will mark festival’s 25th anniversary. The festival is … Read more…

Ekushey Bangla Book Fair 2016

Ekushey Bangla Book Fair 2016 will be held in Jackson Heights, New York. Books can be purchased from book stall. Discussion, meeting, networking, and music of Bangladeshi culture will be part of the two day Book Fair celebration. The event is free. All are welcome to attend. The event is organized by Muktadhara Foundation and … Read more…

Ekushey Bangla Book Fair 2016

Ekushey Bangla Book Fair 2016 will be held in Jackson Heights, New York. Books can be purchased from book stall. Discussion, meeting, networking, and music of Bangladeshi culture will be part of the two day Book Fair celebration. The event is free. All are welcome to attend. The event is organized by Muktadhara Foundation and … Read more…

Ekushey February in Albany, NY

Bangladeshi community in Albany, New York will observe Ekushey February and International Mother Language Day. The event is organized by Shahitya Academy, Albany branch. All are welcome with family and friends. Venue: Saint Paul Church 119 Fairview Ave. Schenectady, NY 12306 Contact: Farhana Poli

Bangla Spelling Bee Competition 2016

BANAN (বানান) – Bangla Spelling Bee competition will be arranged to celebrate Ekushey/Ekushe February and International Mother Language Day. Bangla spelling bee is a fun competition for Bangladeshi community living in New York City. The competition is designed for all levels – from children to adults. Bangla pronunciation and writing in Bangla script are also required … Read more…

Ekushey February 2016, LA

Ekushey February 2016, LA Bangladeshi community in Los Angeles will observe Ekushey February and International Mother Language Day. The event will be celebrated with music, poetry recitation, children’s cultural program, remembrance of Bangladesh Language movement etc. Venue: Dr. Sammy Lee Medical/Health Science Magnet Elementary School 3600 W. Council St. Los Angeles, CA 90004 Contacts: Mizan … Read more…

Ekushey 2016 – Jamaica Bangladesh Friends Society

Ekushey 2016 – Jamaica Bangladesh Friends Society. The event will be observed with music, songs, recitation, and other cultural program. All Bangladeshi community residing in Jamaica as well as other parts of New York City are invited. The program will continue past midnight. Venue: Exit Realty Auditorium 164-13 Hillside Avenue, NY 11432 Contacts: 718-749-4045 646-932-4413 … Read more…