Bengalis usher in New Year with gaiety

Staff Reporter –  Piety, fun, laughter and solidarity, the typical characteristics of the Bengali community were present as its members ushered in the Bengali New Year recently. Organised by Sarmistha- Tapas Mandal and managed by ‘@Ur Service Event Management,’ the programme was held at Western Spring Community Centre on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Mr Mandal said that the event ushered…

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Rafi, Mangeshkar et al have a date with you

A Correspondent –  Amit Sengupta, Director and Principal of Mohammed Rafi Academy of Music, believes that the ‘Old is Gold’ series presents some of yesteryears’ evergreen songs created and sung by Hindi Cinema’s veteran music directors and singers. He also believes that it is an ideal platform where local musicians, singers and dancers learn to collaborate and promote the songs…

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