Durga Puja 2017

Date: 30 Sep & 1st Oct

Venue :Plainfield High School,Plainfield, NJ

Garden State Cultural Association

26th Year Durga Puja

New Pratima from Kumartuli, Kolkata



Thanks for overwhelming response for GSCA Durga Puja in Plainfield HS, NJ. Phase 3 registration is open till Sept 30,we are looking forward to celebrate Puja with you all on Sept 30th & Oct 1.Register today...

Anupam Roy - 30 Sep

Aneek Dhar - 1st Oct

Dinner Menu

Opening Ceremony - Sep 30

A vocal group performance by the children of GSCA under the direction of GSCA member and popular local artist- Gayatree Sarma. This will be a rendition of several popular Bengali and Hindi devotional songs revering Ma Durga.

Dance in Worship - Sep 30

Dance in Worship by Sanchari School of Dance

Natok/Drama - Sep 30

Hottamat Opare - Play By Badal Sircer, Story from Premendra Mitra and Leela Majumder's Hattomalar Desey, adapted by Dhaka Drama.

This is a story of two thieves who, fleeing from their pursuers, jump into a river to save their skins and surface in a land where people have never known what money is and live by the principle of “from each according to his capacities and to each according to his needs”.

Anupam Ray and band- Sep 30

Anupam Roy is an Indian lyricist, music composer and singer from Kolkata, West Bengal. He is best known for his song Amake Amar Moto Thakte Dao, which appeared on the soundtrack to the 2010 film Autograph. Since then, he has gone on to compose, write lyrics and sing for many Bengali films. In 2015, he made his Bollywood debut, composing the songs and score for Piku. He was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Music Director, and won the Filmfare Award for Best Background Score. In 2016, he composed two songs for the Hindi film Pink. In 2017, he composed for the Hindi films Running Shaadi (one song) and Dear Maya. He is a recipient of 64th National Film Award for Best Lyrics for the song Tumi Jaake Bhalobasho. We are proud to present the most popular singer/lyricist/music director in Tollygunge and the new Indian band music genre.

Instrumental Melody - Oct 1

Folk dance and songs - Oct 1

Amar Praney Bajay Banshi – a GSCA in-house production

A GSCA in-house presentation of folk dance and songs under direction of GSCA member - Mahua Bose, representing the ageless aesthetic melody traversing time and space. Country folk music, steeped in tradition and history fosters our deep-rooted connections to the land, its culture, and the simple lives and traditions of its people. Reflecting effortlessly the nuances of ever changing seasons, our very own Bengal ' s folk music touches our hearts with all its limitless repertoire. Let us rejoice this evening reflecting on Bengal’s depth and diversity in folk music through this presentation.

Aneek Dhar and band - Oct 1

Aneek Dhar born in Kolkata, West Bengal, is an Indian singer known for winning the reality television singing contest Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007. After winning Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007, Dhar did a world tour. Dhar's first solo album, "Khwaishein" was released in 2008. "Khwaishein" Won Kalakar Awards in the Best Music Album category. In 2008 Aneek participated in Zee TV's show Ek Se Badhkar Ek, and was an anchor for Zee Bangla Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. In August 2010 Aneek did public performances in the Netherlands also. In 2011, he was a host for the show Zee Bangla Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champ 2011. In 2012 he participated in the shows "Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar -2" and Music Ka Maha Muqqabla on Star Plus, and he won the Bengali edition of the first season of Bigg Boss. He also hosted the game show Parar Shera Bouthan. Dhar has sung in more than 50 Bengali films as well as in Bollywood movies as a playback singer. He has also performed title tracks for Bengali series.

Sep 30 Schedule

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30 Sep & 1st Oct.


Plainfield High School,950 Park Ave, Plainfield, NJ 07060

Art & Craft

Art and Craft Competition

Age groups: 5 - 6 years, 7 - 9 years, and 10 - 12 years

Seats are limited. Please register your child today by e-mailing at recreation@gsca.us by September 27th.
Request all pre-registrants to show up for Arts & Crafts latest by 2:45 p.m on Oct 1. After that the doors will be open to walk-ins.

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