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…

Bangla Book Fair, New York

Bangla Book Fair to celebrate Ekushey/Ekushe February. Organized by Muktadhara New York, Inc. Duration of the fair from February 18 to February 27. Bangla books published from New York and Bangladesh will be on display. Buy, read, browse new Bangla books, old books, listen to book discussion, enjoy poetry recitations and other cultural programs everyday. … Read more…

Bernard Schwartz Book Award Luncheon with Gary Bass

Bernard Schwartz Book Award Luncheon with Gary Bass at Asia Society, New York. The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide by Gary Bass (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013) was named winner of the 2014 Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Book Award for its outstanding contribution to advancing the understanding of contemporary Asia and U.S.-Asia relations. … Read more…

Story of New Bangla Books

Story of New Bangla Books. A number of new books written by Bangladeshi writers will be introduced and discussed. Writers: Belal Beg (একাত্তরহীন বাংলাদেশ) Dhananjoy Saha (প্রেম পাথরের কারখানা) Hassanal Abdullah (ডহর) Jyoti Prakash Dutta (শূন্য নভে ভ্রমি) Naznin Seamon (বিশেষণের বিশেষ বাড়ি) Purabi Basu (অবিনাশী যাত্রা) This event is free and open to all. … Read more…

Bangla Festival & Book Fair in NYC

International Bangla Festival & Book Fair, NYC

Muktadhara Foundation organized a 3-day long International Bangla Festival & Book Fair at the William Cullen Bryant High School of Long Island City from June 13 to 15, 2014. According to the organizer, it was their 23rd Bangla Book Fair. The fair was attended by many people, mostly of Bangladeshi origin. Some attendees were from West … Read more…

Bangla Festival & Book Fair

  Bangla Festival & Book Fair IBU & Book Fair 2014 Objectives: To project the cultural heritage of Bengali to expatriate Bangladesh and West Bengal and other communities living in the North America. And to build a sustainable link between the expatriate Bengalis and the land where they or their ancestors were born in field … Read more…

Five Books of Humayun Kabir

Publication ceremony of five books of Humayun Kabir Ghoroni Ak Jiboner Khotha Tirthojatri Tinjon Tarkik Bibosro Gotor and Ghum Niye Kichu Kotha The event is free to attend. Please come on time. The event is organized by Bahubachan, New York For further info please contact Abu Raihan @ 347-200-1680

The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide

Bangladesh at War 1971

This year, Gary J. Bass, professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton University, wrote a book on Bangladesh’s liberation war  and role if US diplomats with the US administration during that time – “The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide”.  This book is about how two of the world’s great democracies – … Read more…