Bengali Cultural Association of Arizona(BCAA) celebrated in-person Saraswati Puja on 4th February along with the members and guests in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
The one-day event was also live streamed online for its community members on BCAA’s digital medium like Youtube and facebook channel.
BCAA will publish a literary e-magazine “Basontika” to showcase literary and artistic talents from the community on Saraswati Puja.
On the day of event, members will start worshipping Goddess Saraswati, followed by “Pushpanjali” and “Hathekhari” for small kids. BCAA Youth organized “Art Competition” and “Quiz Competition” for our young children. “Cultural Program” will start thereafter by our young and adult talented community members.
Pujo Starts: 10:00 AM
Kids Art Competition: 11:00 AM
Anjali: 12:00 PM
Hathekhori: 12:30 PM
Lunch: 1:00 PM
Kids Quiz Competition: 2:00 PM
Cultural Program: 3:00 PM
Event wrap up – 6:00 PM
None of the BCAA events are successful without your generous donations. We request you to renew your annual membership prior to the event if its due on 2023 Saraswati Puja. If you don’t want to become BCAA’s annual member but want to enjoy Saraswati Puja only event, please refer to the ‘Saraswati Puja Only Donation’ section.
Annual Membership Donation:
Emarald: $2000 and above
Diamond: $1000 -$1999
Grand Patron: $550-$799
Saraswati Puja Only Donation:
- Donate the requested amount through Zelle payment using email@example.com email id.
- Go to the “MEMBERSHIP DONATION” from the website https://azbengal.org Home page and select the preferred category of your choice to make the donation through our secured payment system.
BCAA is hosting in-person cultural program for the upcoming Saraswati puja 2023. We are inviting programs from kids and adults. The programs would be showcased on Saturday, February 4.
Programs can be solo or group initiatives. For solo programs, please try and make it 5 minutes. Please restrict group entries to max 10 minutes (Unless it is a natok or dance drama where the limit is 20 mins). Entries would be chosen on a first come first serve basis.
If you are interested in being part of this BCAA Puja venture please email us back at firstname.lastname@example.org and cc to Vhsdass@gmail.com with details of your proposed entry (song or dance or poem, group program). Here is what we need:
Participant(s) name [with age for kids only]:
Name of the Event:
Details of the Event:
Duration in minute:
# of mikes (if needed):