Tag - Bengali

North American Bengali Conference 2023 held in NJ


The North American Bengali Conference 2023 (NABC) was held from June 30 to July 2 at Atlantic City in New Jersey.  Around 5000 people, mostly Bengalis from India and Bangladesh participated in the three-day event. Different events were organized to deliver pro-homeland narratives.  At the beginning of the cultural event, Indian National Anthem was played in the main hall...

Durga Puja Pandals: Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity


Durga Puja is celebrated to worship the Goddess of power and war, the Goddess Durga, and to celebrate Naari-shakti – the feminine power. This festival truly symbolizes the triumph of good over evil. An idol of Goddess Durga made with single-use plastic spoons in order to raise awareness of the plastic ban in Dhubri, Assam. UNESCO...