National Bengali Conference Cancelled. Fund Raising Planned for COVID and Cyclone Victims
Due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, the North America Bengali Conference scheduled for July 4thweekend in Las Vegas is canceled. The conference is rescheduled for the July 4th weekend in 2021 at the Westgate Hotel, Las Vegas.
In lieu of 2020 conference, the North America Bengali Conference and its parent organization Cultural Association of Bengal is uniting Bengali diaspora citizen from every corner of the globe for an international fundraising drive to assist COVID and cyclone Amphan victims in India, which has devastated West Bengal, especially the south Bengal including Kolkata.
The fundraising campaign is being coordinated with all major Bengali Associations and alumni organizations around the world, including North America and Canada. The association will NOT keep any earning from this fundraiser for itself and plans to donate the entire amount to charity after paying for the production expenses.
The planned “NABC COVID and Amphan Care Concert” – a grand Philanthropic Musical Talk Show, partnering with most celebrated and talented musicians, singers, and movie stars from India. The show will be broadcast digitally on major television channels and over the internet streaming platform globally for awareness, support, and fundraising on July 3rd and 4th, 2020.
The local Las Vegas Bengali Association led by Ms. Lipika Mukherjee is appealing to the Bengali Association of Nevada members and supporters to donate generously to support this humanitarian cause.
For further information, please contact the local Las Vegas Bengali community leaders – Lipika Mukhopadhyay 702-505-3779; Sutirtha Chatterjee 509 – 592 – 8924; Sunil Vasu 702- 234- 9698 or visit https://bengalinv.org/Alternatively visit the national organization to donate funds for this noble cause – https://www.nabc2020.org/covidcareoverview