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    saraswati-226x300Prabasi warmly welcomes you to attend Saraswati Puja to be held on Feb 12th, 2011 at Sunnyvale Hindu Temple. Saraswati Puja is traditionally our occasion to see our children perform. We have numerous activities and talent shows planned for children this year.

    Date: February 12,  2011

    Venue: Sunnyvale Hindu Temple

    Schedule for Saraswati Puja

    10.30 AM- 1:00 PM
    Saraswati Puja
    • 10.30 AM- Saraswati Puja
    • 11.30 AM- Kids Pujo
    • 12.00 PM- Pushpanjali
    • 12.30 PM- Hathe-khari
    12:30 PM
    Art Competition and Amra Ranteo Pari Competition
    1.00 PM
    Proshad/Lunch
    3.00 PM
    Go As You Like - My Fashion Statement
    3.15 PM

    Bay Area Got Talent (Solo and Group Presentation )

    • Solo Events
    • Group events
    • Kids Bengali Drama: Ghagyasur- Presented by Abol Tabol Bangla School

     

    5.15 PM
    Snack Break
    6.15 PM
    Local Cultural presentation
    • Classical Presentation by Students of Habib Khan
    • Gaan Bhalobeshe Gaan- Presented by Sur Chandam
    • Gaaney Bhuban Bhaoriyen debey- Moonmita, Kushal and Swapna
    7.45 PM
    Dinner Break
    9.00 PM
    Antakshari
    We will host a number of events catering to all age groups, so prepare to showcase your talent!

    Art Competition for different age groups

    • Ages 4 and under: Pick your own theme
    • Ages 4-9: Theme is 'Family' - could be you and your family, could be animal families, could be families around the world. (Extra points for a creative title)
    • Ages 9-15: Theme is 'Friendship' - could be you and your friends, friends around the world, friendship in the animal kingdom. (Extra points for a creative title)
    • Ages 15-18: Theme is 'Leadership' - Men and women leaders of the past and the present, you and/or your friends in any leadership roles, importance of this quality portrayed through your creative artform. (Extra points for a creative title)

    Interested participants please send in your names to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

    Amra Ranteo Pari

    • The children mix, bake and create cuisine of their choice at home and bring it in for the competition
    • Extra points for creativity

    The competition will be held for two age groups: Ages 8-12 and Ages 12-16. Interested participants please send in your names to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

    Go As You Like - My Fashion Statement ( Registration Closed Jan 31st )

    Groups A :  6 months to 3 years (Mommy and me/Daddy and me)
    Groups B:  3 to 8 years
    Group C:  8 to 12 years

    Parade around flaunting your new attire and presenting your new self, meet and greet people on your way! Interested participants please send in your names to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

    Bay Area Got Talent ( Registration Closed Jan 31st )

    Session 1: Solo Items

    • Vocal/ Instrumental/Dance/Recitation
    • Each presentation not to exceed 3 min
    • Participants will be assigned to appropriate age groups. Auditions will be held prior to the event.

    Interested participants please send in your names to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

    Session 2: Team Items

    • Vocal/ Instrumental /Dance/Recitations
    • Each presentation not to exceed 5 min
    • Auditions will be held prior to the event

    Interested participants please send in your names to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

    Antakshari

    • Teams can have a min of 2 and a max of 6 participants.
    • Teams can add participants till the final day
    • Teams can sing in only two languages: Bengali and Hindi.
    • Team leads: Please send in the name of your team and list of proposed participants to .

    There will be exciting prizes for the winners of each of these events. All participants receive a Certificate of Participation

    NOTE: To ensure participation, it is mandatory to register, so please email the title of the event you are interested in participating (specify on the Subject header). In the body of the email, please post your name, age, and any other information pertinent to your program.

    We really do hope to see many of you participate in these events.