Folk singer Swapan Basu
An Event to Remember
By Our Correspondent
Visitors with Actor Sabyasachi Chakraborty
Second Regional Bengali Conference (RBC) 2011 was held between June
24-26 at Embassy Suites, Franklin (Cool Spring South), Tennessee.
The Host: Bengali Association of Greater Nashville (BAGN). It
was inaugurated by the Vice Mayor of Franklin, Hon. Clyde Barnhill and attended
by the Mayor of Nashville, Hon. Karl Dean and Counselor for
Community Affairs from Embassy of India, Washington D.C., Ranbir Singh.
the medical forum alone were 70 doctors and scientists from all
over USA while the business forum saw the participation of 100
industrialists, businessmen, economists and management personalities.
Participants of the Children’s Program
Cultural programs comprised song, drama and dance. The
business, medical and youth forums along with the film festival were
equally well received.
for RBC and Vice president (RBC 2011), Subhankar Mukhopadhyay beamed at
the expected turnout, “The cost of attendance was deliberately kept low so
that everyone could participate.”
were special attractions like Indian food outlets and an Indian market for
clothing, jewelry, CDs, DVDs, books and house decors with the
involvement of some fifty vendors from India, Bangladesh and all over
the US. To sum it up:
RBC 2011 is over but the memories of the three eventful days will
be forever etched in memory.
every information on the event, please visit http://www.rbc2011.org/.