Durga Puja 2022  (Worship of Goddess Durga)

WHEN:   October 8, 2022 - October 10, 2022   (9:00 am)
WHERE:   Genesis Center, 7555 Falconridge Blvd NE, Calgary
BAC will celebrate Durga Puja-2022 at the largest hall (Feature Gym) of Genesis Center, Calgary,

8th October 2022 Saturday: Sosti, Saptami and Ashtami

9:00 am                                                Puja Starts

11:00 am                                              Saptami Anjali (offering flowers with Mantra/ Verses)

11:30                                       Kids' Art Competition

1:00 pm                                                Ashtami Anjali (offering flowers with Mantra/ Verses) 

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm                               Prasad & Lunch  

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm                               Sandhya Puja & Arati

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm                               Dinner

9:00 pm – Midnight                               Songs by Sanchari Bose from Kolkata, India

 

9th October 2022 Sunday: Sondhi and Nabami Puja

9:00 am                                                Puja starts

10:00 am                                              Sandhi Puja Anjali (offering flowers with Mantra/ Verses)

11:30 am                              Kids' Quizz Competition

1:00 pm                                                Nabomi Anjali (offering flowers with Mantra/ Verses) 

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm                               Prasad & Lunch

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm                               Sandhya Puja & Arati

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm                               Dinner

9:00 pm – Midnight                              Songs by Amit Paul from Mumbai, India

10th October 2022 Monday: Dashami Puja

10:00 am                                              Puja starts

12:00 Noon – 1:30 pm                         Maa Durgar Jatra and Bijoya Greetings

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm                               Lunch

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm                               Bisorjoner Nach and Wrapping Up

PERFORMING ARTISTS ARE FROM INDIA: 

Sanchari Bose

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e54tO9p2Kyc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SWUexCjIbE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ctkmbs6V6rU



Amit Paul:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=054LBSIOOk0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_I-FlyGSSUE&list=RD_I-FlyGSSUE&start_radio=1 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlJW4Q05JHM&list=RDWlJW4Q05JHM&index=2&fbclid=IwAR02h7opaEpSA0nMA78PZ3Sq4PnSYOzgg6pTYZU11S-A9zPoLTc4MF21kWg


EARLY BIRD (RSVP & PAYMENT BEFORE SEPTEMBER 26, 2022):
 
Members/ Non-Members: Family $200 and Single $100

Full Time Students (Main earner of the family must be a full time student with a valid student ID): Family $100 and Single $50  (including food and overseas artists' performances for October 8th to 10th)

One Day event: Family: $100 and Single: $50 (in your Early-Bird RSVP please mention which day you are participating in the event)


GENERAL BOOKING:
RSVP and Payment Date: After September 26, 2022
Members/Non-members:  Whole Event contribution (October 8th to 10th): Family $250 and single $125 (including food and overseas artists' performances)

One Day event: Family: $125 and Single: $60 (in your RSVP please mention which day you are participating in the event)

Membership Fee: $50.00 or Single: $25 (This is an annual fee for BAC membership)
RSVP: Please email to info@bacalgary.org with the number of Adults, Youths (12 to 18 years) & Minors (4 to 12 years) of your family or inform you are single. Please also mention if you have paid your BAC membership.
 
The following are the payment options:

1.     Preferably e-transfer to info@bacalgary.org (The full amount will be auto deposited into BAC Account)

2.     Post your cheque in favor of Bengali Association of Calgary (not BAC) to: BENGALI ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY P.O.BOX: 68233, CROWFOOT PO CALGARY, AB, T3G 3N8

3.     Handover cheque to an EXECUTIVE or a TRUSTEE
 
We highly encourage advance payment and request you to avoid cash payment.

Volunteers and Youth Volunteers are requested for the largest festive event of the year. Please register names and contact phone numbers via email to info@bacalgary.org