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    Get ready for our next event Anandamela - on June 26th at Grimmer Elementary. Attractions include a fete with Bengali food. A folk and fusion dance festival by local talents will be presented followed finally by famous Bengali Band Chandrabindoo.

    Anandamela Venue

    Grimmer Elementary School
    43030 Newport Drive, Fremont, CA 94538-6113

    Anandamela Pictures

    See pictures of Anandamela 2010

    Anandamela Schedule

    1 PM                           
    Mela and Food Festival starts
    2:45 PM Auditorium Door Opens
    3 PM - 5 PM

    Folk & Fusion Dance Festival

    • Porichoy ( An introduction to Tanushree Shankar's workshop dance group )
    • Sky in my hands ( Dance by 5-6 year old- Concept and choreography:Chandreyee Mukherjee )
    • Nataraj School of Dance(Concept and choreography: Sima Chakraborty )
    • The Elements (Concept and choreography: Sutapa Bose and Oishee Bose)
    • 'Bharatiyo Naarir Ontore Chhonder Bikash O Prokash'  OR 'An evolution of rhythmic expression of the Indian Woman' by Shonchari.
    • Fisherwomen Dance ( Dancers of Tanushree Shankar workshop participants )
    5 PM - 6PM
    Break ( Annual member meeting-School Library )
    6 PM
    Auditorium Door Opens
    6:15 PM - 9 PM
    Chandrabindoo Band Live

    Tickets and Poster

    Ticket RatesFor tickets call (650) 868-8904 or (650) 520-7893. Rates: VIP tickets are for $100. General tickets for $30 and $20. For children between 3-16 the rate is $10.

    See Anandamela poster

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    Band Music Chandrabindoo

    chandrabindoo3One of the most prominent Bands 'Chandrabindoo' from Kolkata will perform as a grand finale for the event. Chandrabindoo will be here for Bangamela 2010, but before they go there they will perform in the Bay Area at Anandamela.

    Chandrabindoo music has shades of pop, reggae, calypso, techno and of course traditional forms. Lyrics are often humorous with serious undertones, and sometimes serious with humorous overtones. This band strives to impregnate anything and everything with - uniqueness. Chandrabindoo is the last letter of the Bengali alphabet and thus the name bears and essense of reaching for the ultimate.

     

    Food Stalls at Anandamela

    foodfete1Anandamela will host a variety of food stalls with mouth-watering dishes from Bengal. You can be a participant in this by hosting your own stall. To inquire more send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it expressing your interest and the food item you would like to sell. You may download the Prabasi Booth Form for Anandamela and email it to the above email address.

    If you want to advertise your food stall, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

    Other stalls at Anandamela

    CharMurti: Please don't forget to visit 'CharMurti' Food Stall for deliciousand mouth watering sweets (mishtir bhandar), kathi roll (banglar roll) and ghugni. charmurti

    BoiPagol: Bengali Books in Bay Area You are kidding right? That’s the first response we get from people who vora-ciously reads everything from “Milan Kundera” to “Haro Prasad Shastri”. Well not quite. Boi-Pagol team in Bay Area is proud to present Bengali books to boipagolresidents in US and beyond. Please visit 'BoiPagol' Stall.

     

     

     

    panaachePanaache Boutique: Visit the booth for stylish and elegant collection of Salwar Kameez, Kurtis,Leggings and Skirts from Mumbai,Jaipur and Indore.

     

     

    Saloni Collection: A must visit for beautiful collection of silver and semi-precious stone jewelry. VNecklace sets, Pendants, Earrings, Pendant sets, Bracelets/bangles, Chains.saloni

    20+ Food Stalls at Anandamela Open At 1PM
    1-Egg Roll, Chicken Roll, Egg Chicken Roll,Ghugni (Veg & Non veg),Enchorer Shammi Kabab, Chaat,Patishapta,Nolen Gurer Payesh, Kanchagolla
    2-Koraisuntir Kachuri,Aloor Dom, Kimar Chop, Misti
    3-Phuchka, Sweets,Ghugni
    4-Machher Chop, Mutton Chop
    5-Bengali Energy Bar and Bengali Energy Drinks
    6-Panipuri, Chat, Misty Doi,Cha
    7-Egg Roll, Chicken Roll, Egg Chicken Roll,Ghugni (Veg & Non veg),Enchorer Shammi Kabab, Chaat,Patishapta,Nolen Gurer Payesh, Kanchagolla
    8-Gokul Pithey, Mangoe Doi, Misti Doi,Vapa Sandesh, Kamalavog, Rasogolla
    9-Ghugni, Biryani, Snacks for Kids including Cupcakes
    10-Snacks, Phuchka, Misty, Pitha
    11-Ice cReam, Falloda Kulfi
    12-Thali which includes polau,Maacher Kalia,Cholar Dal,Panir,Dhoka,Mango Chatney,Payesh and Patisapta, Snacks like Fish Fry,Chicken Chop etc
    13-Radha Bollovi, Aloor Dom, Chaat, Aloo Cubli, Fish Fry, Aam Porar Sorbot etc,
    14-20: Stay Tuned.....

    8+ Non-Food Stalls at Anandamela Open At 1PM
    1-Paintings
    2-Book
    3-Garment
    4-RealEstate
    5-Necklace sets,Pendants,Earrings,Pendant sets,Bracelets/bangles,Chains    
    6-Garment
    7-Stylish and Elegant Collection of Salwar Kameez, Kurtis,Leggings and Skirts from Mumbai,Jaipur and Indore.
    8-Garment

    Professional Food Vendor

    Professional food vendor will set up booth at the show and will offer dinner at $10 per plate, which would include the following items. Food Coupons will be available from 5 PM at professional vendor Booth.

    Non Vegetarian
    1. Veg Pakora
    2. Nan
    3. Chicken Biryani
    4. Goat Curry (Kosha Mansho)
    5. Aloo Dum
    6. Rosogolla
    7. Rice Pudding (Payesh)
    8. Pineapple Chutney

    Vegetarian
    1. Veg Pakora
    2. Nan
    3. Veg Biryani
    4. Peas Paneer
    5. Aloo Dum
    6. Rosogolla
    7. Rice Pudding (Payesh)
    8. Pineapple Chutney

    Invitation for Folk and Fusion Dance Festival

    folk-fusion4Your Team, Your Dance, Your Views. Anyone can show off their talent at the Folk and Fusion Dance Festival. We’re inviting all talented and energetic youngsters to showcase your skills on stage!  Come out to participate and sign up for this year's Folk and Fusion Dance Fest which will be followed by a professional bangla band performance.

     

     

     


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