Past Events

Saraswati Puja 2022

February 5th, 2022

We cordially invite you for Saraswati Puja 2022 on February 5th 2022

Location : Alexandria Room Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main St, Newtown, CT

Time : 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

           11:00 AM – Puja Start 

          12:00 PM – Pushpanjali (in batches) 

          12:45 PM – Hate Khori 

            1:00 PM – Prasad Distribution 

            1:30 PM – Boxed Lunch 

            2:30 PM – Kids Cultural Program  

Lunch cooked by our members on premise will be provided.

Other Events & Attractions
  • Cultural Program – Kids cultural performances (song, dance, recitation etc).      
  • Alpona Competition  – Alpona and the artistry around it has been an integral part of Saraswati Puja in bengal. We want to celebrate this part of our culture in this year’s puja

This will be a member only event and only the RSVP’d members are expected to be  attending.

We’ll follow the prevailing state guidelines for indoor gathering and we’ll be requiring all attendees to wear  masks.  

 If you expect the vaccine eligible family members are not fully vaccinated by the time of the event, please do not RSVP and let us know via email.

Cultural Program Nomination
     Please send your nominations to participate in the cultural program (Song/Recitation).   

  • In alignment with Parichoy’s objective, we require all the performances to have a Bengali theme
  • Nominations are going to be accepted on a first come first serve basis and limited to one nomination per individual.
  • Individual performances are requested to be limited to 3-4 mins      
  • Kids’ performances are going to be given precedence if we exceed the allotted time.    

Please send your nominations by sending an email to

Alpona Competition

    Please show us your creative side and your skills on the art of Alpona. Please have the beautiful creation at home on a piece of large black or white chart paper and bring that over to the venue. We’ll put that on display. Kindly refer to the attached guidelines for the submission. No pre nomination needed, please bring the artwork to the venue. 


  • Media:
    • a. Black art paper or foam board or poster paper (easily available in dollar Tree type stores)
    • b. White Acrylic color should be used to draw the Alpona. No other color is encouraged.
    • c. Brushes can be used to draw the Alpona
    • d. Traditional designs used in Bengal are more encouraged.
  • Draw the Alpona at home as per your convenience and bring it to the venue
  • Please write your name at the back side of the paper/board, no name should be on the front side
  • Alpona can be in Portrait or landscape mode
  • If someone is making the Alpona thinking of some specific occasion, like marriage, Laxmi Puja etc., please mention that in the back side of the paper/board
  • Judgement will be based on public opinion (Parichoy will decide on how to collect the public opinion)
  • All artwork may be displayed in Parichoy website or Facebook page.
Past Events

Annual Program 2021

13-June-2021 (Sunday)


Thank you for your participation in the premier of our Online Annual Program of 2021. We thank you for participation and support. We truly appreciate the feedback and comments that we have received.  We are encouraged by the positive feedback and will look for more.

Our gratitude towards all the participants and their families on this program for their tireless efforts,  dedication and flexibility on months long rehearsals and shootings to make this program happen.   

   Kudos to the coordinators

            Ankur Basu & Rituparna BasuDas – for working with the kids and bringing us the amazing tribute to Rabindranth Thakur, ‘Rabi Parichoy’. We have indeed seen a new perspective and seen his works through the eyes of our youngsters.

             Kasturi SenBhunia – for such a nostalgia with the Bangla Band, ‘Bangla Bander Itibrittyo’. This was a true refreshing program with different flavors.

            Tania Chandra – to bring us such a sweet concept ‘Mon Kharap er Janmodin’ and captivating execution of the same. It was mesmerizing to watch.

Thanks to all the post production teams to pull it all together and bring us a remarkable presentation

Special Thanks to our hosts of the program Susmita Mukheerjee, Raima Maitra and Sanchita Maitra for keeping us engaged and entertained in between the segments.

Congratulations on your achievement Dr Sankar Ghosh and thank you for joining us and explaining your work. you are a great inspiration and we are delighted to have you with us.

We wanted to acknowledge the help and support for all of you to make this program happen. We would also like to specially recognize the continued voluntary support from Soumitro Mukherjee and Animesh Chandra for their support on this program.     

In case you have missed the Premier, the program is now available to view in YouTube directly

For the Full Program please click image or access the link below

Annual Program 2021

Here are some of the additional links for your easy access to the specific program segments

             Kids Performances -  Rabi Parichoy            0:06:20 
                  Kids Performances Segments 
                               Natok  - Sahaj Path         0:20:19 
                               Natok  - Roger Chikitsa     0:29:14 
                               Dance - Ritu Rango          0:40:20                              

              Bangla Band er Itibrittyo                    1:02:06   
              Mon Kemoner Janmodin                         2:15:53 
              Felicitation of Dr Sankar Ghosh              2:05:10 

Please share this program link with your friends and family and drop us a comment. Also you can subscribe to our channel for more programs and updates. Looking forward for your continued participation. 

Past Events

Annual Picnic 2021

August 14th, 2021

Location : Hop Brook Park, 4 Straits Turnpike, Middlebury, CT 06762
                Shelter: 002 (Meadows Shelter)

Thank you all for attending the Picnic on August 14th and making the event a fun and memorable one. 

Special thanks to the volunteers who had come forward to help and organize such an event.  We would like to thank Rashmoni (Mona) and Malay for all the pre arrangements for the event. We had outstanding help from Debashish, Raja, Arya, Joybrata and Dip to get all the fresh off the grill items. We thank Ankur for the last minute delightful addition of bhelpuri. Also we thank Raj and Sayan for running errands and arranging items on time.   

Thank you Rituparna for arranging all the games and activities with support from Amara and Raisa.  

We hope you have all enjoyed the day and will be looking forward to having you all in our upcoming events. 

For those who have missed the event, please check out our facebook post for the glimpse.  

Past Events

Hemanta Utsav 2021

Saturday Nov 20, 2021 [3PM – 6 PM]

With great pleasure, Parichoy announces Hemanta Utsav 2021 to be held at

Alexandria Room, 
Edmond Town Hall
45 Main Street, Newtown, CT.

Program Schedule :      

 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM – Kids Performances

4:45 PM – 5:00 PM – Break 

 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Group and Individual performances

We prefer to meet you all in-person following social distancing rules.

Please join us and encourage our performers. We all together are seeing our little stars grow, acquire and enhance their talents and stay connected to the culture. We feel proud to be associated with you and we welcome you all to be a part of it.  

Past Events

Hemanta Utsav

Nov 21st, 2020 at 3:00 PM [Online]

Parichoy is cordially inviting you to participate in the Hemanta Utsav 2020 on Saturday Nov 21st, 2020 at 3:00 PM

With the social gathering restrictions and guidelines in mind, we are planning to host this session online over Zoom. Keeping the same theme of Hemanta Utsav, we invite you all to actively participate in event and make it a memorable one. Please have your calendar booked.

Please join us over Zoom or Watch us live on Facebook