HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST EVENTS
Each year Dakshini organizes many theatrical dramas, musical concerts, and dance dramas with its talented members. The productions were highly acclaimed by the audience. Since 1985, it has organized numerous performances of numerous renowned artists from India and Bangladesh.
In 1993 Dakshini organized " East meets West Festival”, a major 2-day fund-raising cultural event for a community hospital in Calcutta named “Deshobandhunagar Community Hospital” and Mother Teresa's Charity of Missions. The program " East meets West ” depicted the cultural integration of the Eastern and Western countries and took place at the Torrance Civic Center in Southern California. The program was highly acclaimed by the city of Torrance and by the people of Southern California.
A Bengali drama “Buro Salikher Ghare Roe” of Sree Madhusudan Datta and as presented in Bengali conference organized by Prabasi, Northern California, in 1989.
A dance drama, English version of Tagore's “Bhanu Singher Padabali”, was presented in the East West Program of Dakshini in 1993.
A musical concert “Rupasi Bangla” depicting different aspects of Bengali songs and Rabindranath Tagore’s drama “Sesh Rakhya” were presented in 1995 Durga Puja.
A dance drama “Kathamrita” was presented at the Santa Clara Convention Center Bengali Conference 1999 based on the life of Paramanhansa Ramakrishna.
The Bengali drama "Brittyer Baire” based on Gabbu Khela by Dipendra Narayan Sanyal, was presented in Durga Puja 1999, depicting dual nature and human characters.
Drama team by Sabitri Chatterjee, Biswajit Chatterjee, Supriya Devi, Aparna Sen, Biblab Chatterjee, Nandikar Group, Soumitra Chatterjee, and Sayak Group. Vocalists like Sandhya Mukherjee, Dwijen Mukherjee, Bonani Ghosh, Rejwana Banya Choudhury, Anup Ghoshal, Pramita Mallik, late Salil Choudhury,Sabita Choudhury, Antara Choudhury, Banasree Sengupta, Swapan Bose, Abhijit, Babul Supriya, Amit Kumar, Usha Uthup, Swagatalakshmi Dasgupta, Haimanti Sukla and younger stars like Aneek Dhar, Debojit Ghoshal, Amit Paul and Anwesha Chatterjee.
Instrumentalists like Imrat Khan , V.G Jog, Swapan Chowdhury, Debu Choudhury.
Dance performers like Mamata Shankar Ballet troupe, Chitresh Das, Nandita Behera & Sutapa Dattagupta in Odissi, Anuadhya Nag in Kathak.