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Aarti or Pushpanjali

Attendees of the Durga Puja participating in the Aarti also known as Pushpanjali for showing respect to Goddess Durga.

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Collection Christchurch Bengali Community

Serving food at Durga Puja

No cultural event can ever be completed without the sumptuous food. An aroma synonymous with the Durga Puja is that of mouth-watering traditional Bengali cuisines.

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Collection Christchurch Bengali Community

Lunch at Durga Puja

No cultural event can ever be completed without the sumptuous food. An aroma synonymous with the Durga Puja is that of mouth-watering traditional Bengali cuisines.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Christchurch Bengali Community

Maa Durga murthi

A close up of the murthi (statue) of Durga at the Durga Puja. Also depicted are Mahishasura, whom Durga defeats, the goddesses, Lakshmi and Saraswati, and the gods, Ganesha and Kartikeya.

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Collection Christchurch Bengali Community

Bangla Dance Group at Culture Galore 2021

Bangla Dance Group at Culture Galore 2021 held at Ray Blank Park. The photo was taken just before the performance. Pictured are Monisha Baul Joya, Shilpa Tarafdar, Sharnali Atashi Tisi, Ankita Saha...

Date 2021-02-20
Format Photograph
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Collection Bangla Dance Group Christchurch collection

Performance at Culture Galore 2021

Members of Bangla Dance Group just before their performance for Culture Galore 2021 held at Ray Blank Park. Pictured are: Riya Goon, Shilpa Tarafdar, Sharnali Atashi Tisi (back), Ankita Saha (centre)...

Date 2021-02-20
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Bangla Dance Group Christchurch collection

Performance at Culture Galore 2020

Bangla Dance Group members just after performing at Culture Galore 2020 held at Ray Blank Park. Pictured are Ankita Saha, Sharnali Atashi Tisi, Isfaqur Rahman Siddiqui, Riya Goon, Sreemoyee Tarafdar...

Date 2020-02-22
Format Photograph
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Collection Bangla Dance Group Christchurch collection

Performance at Culture Galore 2020

Shayan Siddiqui and Sreemoyee Tarafdar from Bangla Dance Group performing at Culture Galore 2020 held at Ray Blank Park.

Date 2020-02-22
Format Photograph
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Collection Bangla Dance Group Christchurch collection

Isfaqur Rahman Siddiqui performing with dhol

Five dancers from Bangla Dance Group performing at Culture Galore held at Ray Blank Park. Isfaqur Rahman Siddiqui is dancing with a model of a traditional drum (Dhol). Waiting to enter are Sharnali...

Date 2020-02-22
Format Photograph
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Collection Bangla Dance Group Christchurch collection

Performance at Christchurch Diwali 2018

Five dancers from Bangla Dance Group performing at Christchurch Diwali 2018. It is a very traditional and famous folk dance for Bengali weddings. The song is called "Lilabali Lilabali". A model bride...

Date 2018-11-03
Format Photograph
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Collection Bangla Dance Group Christchurch collection