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Kali Puja 2016 Kali Puja at Dougherty Valley High School at San Ramon on Oct 29, 2016 will feature Kinjal Chattopadhyay. See more...

Prabasi - Past and Present!

PRABASI is a non-profit socio-cultural organization of the Bengalis of the San Francisco Bay Area, founded in 1974. This is the largest and oldest organization of Bengalis and Bengali-loving people in Northern California. Our goals are broadly defined in our vision and mission statement. We have open communication with all our members. Prabasi also has an interesting history. To promote a feeling of togetherness, Prabasi is a membership based organization.

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Prabasi is a non-profit socio-cultural organization of the San Francisco Bay Area. It is a membership-based organization whose focus is on the Bengali language and culture. Prabasi was formed in 1974 and is run by an elected Board of Directors. Prabasi organizes at least four cultural get-togethers every year - Durga Puja, Kali Puja, Saraswati Puja and Anandamela. Besides it also organizes Bengali movie shows when available, annual new-year's eve parties and picnics. Prabasi is also instrumental in coordinating relief efforts when a natural disaster strikes.

Kali Puja 2016

Kali-GoddessThis year's Kali Puja will be celebrated on Saturday, October 29, 2016. Kali Puja will feature Kinjal Chattopadhyay who will sing many songs of yesteryears and today.

Date: October 29, 2016

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Kali Puja 2016 will be celebrated at Dougherty Valley High School at San Ramon on Oct 29



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Prabasi has been in existence since 1974 and serving Bengalis for more than 35 years. It meets regularly at least four times every year, out of which the main cultural celebrations are held during Durga Puja. It has a non-profit status in California, and is governed by an elected Board whose terms are normally three years.

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