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Bangladesh Memory Project
July 23, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Bangladeshi Historical Memory Project and the Queens Museum will observe Bangladesh Memory Project through political theatre, art, drama, music etc. in Jackson Heights, New York. This event is an opportunity for everyone to see the vibrant Bangladeshi community, its vibe, activities and resilience of Bangladeshi people in general. The event will have alpona by Amrin Zakaria, live painting by Shurmmi M; demonstration how to drape a saree, instruction about how to cook Bangladeshi cuisine with Jhal NYC. Bangladesh Memory Project will also include a live performances by The Feringhees, Zarrin Maisha and the Bangladeshi Historical Memory Project jatra troupe at 4 pm.
This event is free, open to the public, and family friendly!
Funding support for activities at Diversity Plaza are provided by the NYC Department of Transportation’s One NYC Plaza Equity Program. Activities are coordinated by the Queens Museum, NICE, Chhaya, and The Bangladeshi Historical Memory Project and DRUM.
More information about the project can be found at Bangladeshi Historical Memory Project.
Jackson Heights Diversity Plaza, NY
Corner of 37 Road & 74 Street, Jackson Heights, New York