By worldpoetry on August 25, 2011 - 11:14pm
A Special Invitation!
Dear Respected Guests:
On behalf of World Poetry Richmond, Vancouver Tagore Society and the City of Richmond, we would like to invite you to a special Life Celebration of poet and visionary Rabindranath Tagore. The event will be full of music, poetry, lectures, displays, dance and features. Admission is free to this fun-filled family event with something for everyone
150 Years of Tagore!
11:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday September 10, 2011
Richmond Cultural Centre,
#100-7000 Minoru Gate, Richmond, BC.
World Poetry Richmond, City of Richmond & the Vancouver Tagore Society
The Life Celebration of Rabindranath Tagore
Ariadne Sawyer, Alejandro Mujica-Olea, Anuradha Mitra & Duke Ashrafuzzaman.
First Nations Welcome: Roberta Price.
Biography of Tagore: Lee Tan.
Featured guests: Dr. Stephen Gill, Cornwall, Ontario
Ashok Bhargava, Vancouver, BC.
Dr. Jianhua Zhang, University of Alabama, Birmingham.
Tapestry of Words: World Poetry Multilingual Tagore Poems.
Dances: Koyali Burman, Jasmine Dance Club, Arno Kamolika.
Songs and Music: Sanzida Habib Swati, Shankhanaad Mallick, Tanaya Guha,
Avik Ranjan Dey, Amlan Das Gupta, Saif Islam,
Arno Kamolika, Sabuj Mazumder, Subhamoy Dasgupta.
Lectures: Tagore and Universalism: Lee Tan.
Tagore and Rural Reconstruction: Santanu Mitra.