Bangla Cultural Celebration
Bring the entire family to a colorful celebration of the culture of Bangladesh. Enjoy an afternoon of traditional Bangladeshi folk music, children’s dance performances, poetry and literature, fashion and more. This program is presented in partnership with friends from the local Bangladeshi community.
Saturday, August 5 • 12:00 p.m.
Main Library, Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium
2:00 p.m. Welcome and Introduction
Bangladeshi crafts & culture display
2:10 p.m. Popular, Traditional Folk & Contemporary Music
Presented by local Bangladeshi community. Enjoy a selection of music, poems & dances performed to popular and patriotic Bangla songs.
3:15 p.m. Raag & Rang (Melody & Color)
Musical recital by featured guest performers: Debu Nayak, Abdul Majid & Sambarta Rakshit
4:30 p.m. Community Celebration
Enjoy a delicious sampling of traditional Bangla food, Henna tattoos, and face painting