Poila Boishakh - 2019


Poila Baishakh (Bengali: পহেলা বৈশাখ, meaning: first of Baishakh) or Bangla Noboborsho (Bengali: বাংলা নববর্ষ, meaning: Bengali New Year) is the first day of Bengali calendar. It is celebrated on 14 April as a national holiday in Bangladesh and on 14 or 15 April in the Indian states of West Bengal, Tripura and parts of Assam and Odisha by people of Bengali heritage, irrespective of their religious faith.

The festival is celebrated with processions, fairs and family time. The traditional greeting is "Shubho Noboborsho" (শুভ নববর্ষ, lit. "Happy New Year"). The festive Mangal Shobhajatra is organized in Bangladesh since 1989. In 2016, the UNESCO declared this festivity organized by the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka as a cultural heritage of humanity.

As every year, Dakshini is celebrating Poila Baishakh on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

Dakshini is celebrating Poila Baishakh on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.



VENUE

Redondo Beach Center for Spiritual Living (907 Knob Hill Ave. Redondo Beach, CA 90277)


DATE & TIME

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm



PROGRAMS

Snacks, Celebration, Cultural Program, Initiation of new Executive Committee 2019-2021, and Dinner.



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**All are welcome to bring homemade sweets. If interested, please mention in the comments section of the RSVP.**

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