Pohela Baishakh 1419

Probashe Barshabaran (Turning of the year – abroad)

Bengali New Year celebrations have become more pronounced at home in Bangladesh as well as amongst the Diaspora. In the USA every year this day is solemnly celebrated with a wide selection foods like Pantha, Bharta, Hilsa and wide array of sweets.

We present a collage of photos of one of the celebrations in the United States.

 

Digging into variety of Bengali dishes as it used to be served in the decades past.

 

After dinner came the singing. A group would rather sing than hanging around.

 

Ladies wearing colorful saris sharing stories

 

A group listening to the songs

Various sweets served after the dinner.

 

Sweets made by hand

 

Sweets made by hand

 

Pithas

 

Yummy sweets

 

Sweet yogurt

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