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Our Mission

The mission of the association shall be the promotion of Bengali culture and literature in the United States and to promote friendship and cultural exchange with other organizations and groups, American and foreign, in the United States. The association will be a meeting ground of Bengalees and their friends in Northeastern Ohio and will provide opportunity for the families and friends of Bengalees in Northeastern Ohio to learn Bengali language, culture, and traditions. The association shall be a non-profit organization and will exist as an incorporated association of its members. The association shall be non-commercial, non-sectarian, and non-partisan. The name of the association or the name of any member in office shall not be used in any partisan interest if not related to the objectives of the association.

এই সংস্থা যে পথ অনুসরণ করে চলবে, তার লক্ষ্য হবে বাঙালি সংস্কৃতি ও বাংলা সাহিত্য যাতে মার্কিন যুক্তরাষ্ট্রে পরিচিতি ও সেইসঙ্গে আরো উৎকর্ষতা লাভ করে, তার জন্যে সচেষ্ট হওয়া; তাছাড়া সংস্থা তৎপর হবে মার্কিন যুক্তরাষ্ট্রে, মার্কিনি তথা অ-মার্কিনি সংস্থাগুলির সঙ্গে উত্তরোত্তর দৃঢ়তর মৈত্রী সম্পর্কে আবদ্ধ হয়ে তাদের সঙ্গে সংস্কৃতিক যোগাযোগ রক্ষা করে চলতে। সংস্থা চায় উত্তরপূর্ব ওহাইও অঞ্চলে বসবাসকারী বঙ্গভাষাভাষীদের ও তাদের বন্ধুবান্ধবদের মিলনকেন্দ্র হয়ে উঠতে; সুযোগ সৃষ্টি করতে, যাতে এই অঞ্চলের বঙ্গভাষাভাষীরা সপরিবারে ও সবান্ধবে বাংলা ভাষা চর্চা করতে পারেন, বাঙালি সংস্কৃতি ও তার ঐতিহাসিক ধারাটির সঙ্গে পরিচিত হতে পারেন। সংস্থা তার কোনো কাজেই মুনাফা অন্বেষণ না করে সদস্যদের মিলন-সংঘ রূপে বিরাজ করবে। সংস্থা কখনো কোনো প্রকার ব্যবসায় লিপ্ত হবে না, কোনো বিশেষ সম্প্রদায় বা দলের অনুগত হবেন না। সংস্থার অনুসৃত পথের বিরোধী কোনও প্রকার দলগত স্বার্থে সংস্থা অথবা তার কর্মনির্বাহী সদস্যের নাম ব্যবহার করা চলবে না।


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Announcements



Thank You

  • January 1, 2021
  • Rajlakshmi Ghosh, President EC 2020

As we come to the end of an unprecedented year, on behalf of the Executive Committee 2020, I would like to take the opportunity to thank all members of Bengali Cultural Society for allowing us to serve you this year. 

There were several people involved in all BCS related work throughout this challenging year. As we navigated uncharted waters due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the community showed tremendous support, helping us redesign our events and cultural programs and deliver them successfully. Whether it was our Baisakhi event – Jibon Joy O Prarthana, or virtual adda AajEktu Galpo Hok, or our global member collaborative – BCS Mahalaya Program, or our virtual natok – Bharate Chai, our members delivered flawless cultural programs one after the other. My sincere gratitude to our amazing Cultural Secretaries – Ambalika Dasgupta and Soumyajit Paul, for conceptualizing, organizing and coordinating the programs.

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Greeting from Executive Committee

  • January 2, 2020
  • Rajlakshmi Ghosh, President EC 2020

The Executive Committee of 2020 wishes everyone a Happy New Year! We thank our community members for giving us the opportunity to serve you this year and look forward to a successful year of fun, festivities and cultural celebrations. BCS community has been growing over the past few years, and the increase in the number of members is reflective of that growth and prosperity. We sincerely believe that BCS community is a family, our family here in Cleveland and we are proud to be part of this growing family. We thank the outgoing Executive Committee of 2019 for their outstanding accomplishments in the past year.

The first event of the year 2020, Saraswati Puja, will be celebrated on February 1st, 2020 (Saturday) at Shiva Vishnu Temple located at 7733 Ridge Rd, Parma, OH 44129. Continuing our long tradition of offering our devotion to the Goddess of Education, we would also have a Sit-n-Draw Competition for the kids in the morning and Children’s Performance in the afternoon/early evening. Thank you to all members who have submitted their children’s names for participation. Detailed schedule of the day will be emailed to all in due course of time.

We request the existing and prospective members of BCS to pay the membership fees on February 1st, 2020 at the registration desk. Online payment and credit card payments are also accepted. However, we suggest membership fees to be paid with check to reduce transactional fees charged by Square/Paypal to process online and credit card payments.

Thank you.



Patronage

We seek your continued patronage and support. We request all to pay their contribution for annual patronage online or on the day of the Saraswati Puja and take advantage of our special package rate for various events.

For additional donations please click the button below. Donations to Bengali Cultural Society, Cleveland are tax exempt under code 501(c) 3. Any and all donations are welcome and highly appreciated. Thank you!

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BCS Mailing Address:

Bengali Cultural Society, Cleveland
32576 Ashdown Dr
Solon, OH 44139