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EXCITEMENTS AWAITED

An Eventful Evening Celebrating the Rich Cultural Heritage of Bengal & India as a whole

 

This year the even will be bigger and better. A combination of Song, Dance, Fashion and Drama will be spellbinding.
Date: July 20, 2019
Venue: Bolles Bartram Campus, 2264 Bartram Road, Jacksonville, FL - 32207

Time: Social Hour starts at 4:30 PM, event starts at 5 PM sharp
P.S. For tickets please contact BANF EC members.

Events We Cherished 

Anand Bazaar Community Food and Fun Time

 

Bring your kids, friends, family, & neighbors!! – and share great collective outdoor spirits – along with food, socializing, with all your friendly community members.

Date: May 4, 2019

Venue: HSNEF, 4968 Greenland Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32258

For more information, please visit: https://hsnef.org/events/anand-bazaar/

Bengali Reading and Writing Community Class

 

Bengali Classes for our Next-Gen
Classes will be held twice a month.

It’s time to take our next-gen back to our roots and if you feel its the right time for them, please send us the details at banfjax@gmail.com
Please include Name and Age...


Start Date: February 23rd, 2019
Venue: 9140 Golfside Drive #2S
Jacksonville FL 32256

Time: 5:00 PM onward
P.S. For queries and enrollment please contact BANF EC members and Mayukh Das

Festival of Colors and Fun of Picnic Combined Together

 

Fun begins at 10 AM, followed by games, lunch and super fun color hours afterwards..

*Venue— Tomahawk park..*
Please remember to *wear white* and bring *an extra pair of clothes... **also, don't forget to **bring your own colors...*

Last but not the least, never forget— *Surf excel hai na*


Date: March 24, 2019
Venue: Tomahawk Park

Time: 10:00 AM onward

P.S. For queries please contact BANF EC members

BANF Saraswati Puja

 

Let us all gather again for the final event of BANF financial year and make our prayers reach out to the mother goddess of music, arts & craft, knowledge, wisdom, consciousness and all Vedas.
Date: February 9th, 2019
Venue: HSNEF, 4968 Greenland Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32258

Time:

12:00 noon to 1:30pm - Saraswati Puja
1:30pm to 2:00pm - Prasad Vitaran
2:00pm onwards - Lunch
6:30pm to 8:00pm - Cultural Program
8:00pm to 9:00pm - Dinner & Wrap up

BANF Holiday Party

 

It is time for our next celebration...and this time let us celebrate the wonderful year 2018 passing by and welcome the exciting new year 2019 coming by. Let us all raise a toast!! Please book you calendar for the BANF Holiday Party!! An evening full of entertainment...GAMES, BAND, DJ & FOOD!
Date: December 30th, 2018
Venue: Orange Park Lions Club

Time: 5:00 PM onward
P.S. For contributions please contact BANF EC members.

Chandrika Bhattacharyya Night

 

An mesmerizing evening with Sa Re Ga Ma Pa finalist Chandrika Bhattacharyya.
Date: October 28, 2018
Venue: UNF Student Union Auditorium

Time: 6 PM onwards
P.S. For tickets please contact BANF EC members.

Celebrate the most awaited event of the year: Durga Pujo

 

The Godess of Power, Strength and Truth has arrived once again. Welcome her with the warmth of your heart and let the celebration begin. Come and join us for an amazing mixture of worship, cultural events and finger licking food.

 

October 20th (Durga Pujo):

Pujo preparation: 9:00am to 11:00am

Pujo followed by Pushpanjali, Dhunichi Nachh, Sindoor Khela and Bhog Prasad: 11:00am to 2:00pm

Lunch (Made by Members): 2:00pm onwards

Cultural Event: 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Dinner: 8:00pm to 9:30pm

October 21st (Lakshmi Pujo):

Preparation: 2:00pm to 2:30pm

Pujo followed by Prasad: 2:30pm to 4:30:pm

Cultural Event: 4:30pm to 7:00pm

Dinner: 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Wrap-up (including transport of Protima to Storage): 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Celebrate the beginning of the festive season of Durga Puja

 

An evening with amazing traditional Bengali cuisine and diverse collection of cultural events.
Date: October 6, 2018
Venue: Mandarin Senior Center, 3848 Hartley Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32257

Time: 5 PM to 10 PM

An Eventful Evening Celebrating the Rich Cultural Heritage of Bengal

 

This year’s presentation will be a mesmerizing experience for you all! Please save the date and join us on this traditional occasion.
Date: July 14, 2018
Venue: UNF Auditorium

Time: Social Hour starts at 4 PM, event starts at 4:30 PM sharp
P.S. For tickets please contact BANF EC members.

Anand Bazaar Community Food and Fun Time

 

Bring your kids, friends, family, & neighbors!! – and share great collective outdoor spirits – along with food, socializing, with all your friendly community members.

Date: April 28, 2018

Venue: HSNEF, 4968 Greenland Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32258

For more information, please visit: https://hsnef.org/events/anand-bazaar/