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VOICES OF BENGAL

A new exhibition brings Bengal into the British Museum. Go take a look.

Program info :

Durga: Creating an image of the goddess
12 August – 27 September 2006

Myths of Bengal
14 September – 7 January 07

The art of peace: Paintings by the poet Tagore
14 September – 12 November 2006

EVENTS
Sandhya Sangit -Images of West Bengal
Thursday 14 September, 18.30–19.30

Images of East Bengal
Thursday 19 October, 18.30–19.30Great Court

Akademi South Asian Dance UK perform a dance and music spectacular
Admission free, no pre-booking

Bengali poetry – Tagore and after (Bengali and English)
Sunday 8 October 14.00–15.00 Reading Room
A special afternoon recitation of poems with Dr Ketaki Kushari Dyson.

Admission free, booking required

More events here and here.
Full events program for Voices of Bengal
here.

The British Museum is open daily 10.00-17.30 late Thursdays and Fridays until 20.30

And oh, while you’re there, go look at the Rosetta Stone as well.

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One comment on “VOICES OF BENGAL

  1. Did not make it to the Brit museum but did go for the puja at Camdem Town hall (opp. Kings X) on Saturday. It was wonderful (as it ahs been for the past 4 years that I have been going) with a beautiful pandal and heaving crowds of Bengali’s all decked up in their finery.

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