BCSM Annual Picnic 2018

We are going to have the BCSM summer Picnic, thanks to your interest & responses.

Location : Oakwood Park, Shelter # 1

Date : August 12 (Sunday)

Time : 10am to 6pm

Snacks/Breakfast: 10:00 am to 10:30 am 

Lunch: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Snacks: 4:00 pm

Members: Adults (ages 13 and above) : $12
Children (ages 6 to below 13) : $8

Non-Members: Adults (ages 13 and above) : $16
Children (ages 6 to below 13) : $8

Event is free for Children below 6 years.There is No entrance fee or car parking fees.

Please RSVP by 31st July 2018 for us to arrange adequate food. Even if you have done RSVP to the earlier Evite, you still have to do it now. Food is not guaranteed without the RSVP.

Note: Alcoholic Beverages are Permitted. Ifyou want, you can bring your own Alcohol Beverage (BCSM will not provide).

Volleyball court, tennis court, children’s playing area & trails are available and you can bring any games that you like. Restroom facilities are also available.

BCSM Presents Saraswati Puja Celebration 2018

The Bengali Cultural Society of Milwaukee (BCSM) invites you, your family and friends to celebrate Saraswati Puja at the Hindu Temple on Saturday, “20th January”, 2018.

 Venue: Hindu Temple, N4063 W243 Pewaukee Road, Pewaukee, WI- 53072



Puja 10:30 am
Anjali/Prasad 12:00 noon/12:30 pm
Lunch 1:00 pm
GBM 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Children’s Drawing Competition 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Cultural Program 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Dinner 6:45 pm


Entry Fees: $20 (BCSM Adult Member), $25 (Adult Non Member), $10 (All Children 5 – 12 years), Free (Below 5 years)

Contact: Bidyut Medda (bkmeddda@mcw.edu) or Prithwiraj Banerjee

(pbanerjee1109@gmail.com ).



BCSM presents PARNAVA on Bijoya 2017

 Parnava Banerjee, Champion of Zee TV Bangla Golden Voice 2006, is a versatile singer, proficient in Bengali Raag Sangeet to Modern Bengali Songs, Ghazals & Hindi Songs and performed in various national & international concerts. He is a regular Artist of TARA MUZIK, ZEE Bangla,Akash Bangla, Star Jalsa, Kolkata Doordarsan, Etv Bangla and many more.

DATE: Saturday, October 7, 2017 TIME: 6 – 8 PM

PROGRAM VENUE: Best Western Plus Milwaukee Airport, 5105 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207

DINNER TIME: 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM

DINNER LOCATION: Royal India Restaurant; 3400 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215

Tickets/person: $25 (12 years & above); $15 (6-12 years); Free for below 6 years

**$3 discount for all purchases made till 30th Sep**

Tickets will be available during Durga Puja Event (23rd & 24th Sep) & beyond

Contact for tickets: (**NO RSVP PLEASE**)

Bidyut K. Medda: (414) 248-6530 | Prithwiraj Banerjee: (262) 271-6522 | Kishore Acharya: (262)389-5684 | Sanjib Bhattacharya: (414) 698-6631 | Banani Banerjee: (414) 232-5931

Debjoy Bose: (414)949-9480 | Sudip Dasgupta: (262)902-5346

Email Contact: bcsm.cultural@gmail.com

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BCSM Durga Puja Celebration 2017

Bengali Cultural Society of Milwaukee is celebrating 2017 Durga Puja     


Date: Saturday September 23rd and Sunday September 24th

Venue: Hindu Temple of Wisconsin (W243 N 4063 Pewaukee Road. Pewaukee, WI 53072)

Saturday 23rd September Sunday 24th September
Puja :  10:00 am Puja :  10:00 am
Anjali & Prasad : 1:00 pm Anjali & Prasad:  12:00 pm
Lunch :   1:30 pm Cultural Program : 12:30 pm
Aarti : 4:00 pm Lunch :   1:30 pm
Cultural Program : 5:30 pm Sindur Khela and Bisarjan
Dinner :   8:30 pm


Puja Registration Fees: ( Full day, non-refundable fees to be paid at entry; Food included )

Registration Fees: Members non-Members Children 5 to 12 yrs
Saturday & Sunday: $40 $50 $15
Saturday or Sunday: $25 $30 $10
Sat/Sun Morn/Even: $15 $20 $8

 Kids under 5 yrs. FREE

BCSM Durga Puja 2017 – Sharodanjoli submission

We are inviting articles, poems, drawings for our annual Durga Puja publication “Sharodanjoli. Please send your creativities, celebrating this festivities, at the below mentioned email address.

Moreover the personal greetings donated by each of you are one of the important reasons for the success of our festival. Request you to send personal greetings. All your help will make this festival a grand homecoming for Ma Durga.

Below are some necessary guidelines.

1. Personal Greetings rates Full Page: $100, Half Page $50, Quarter Page $25.

2. Please send all the articles, drawings and personal greetings request to the following email addresses. Last date of submission September 7th 2017

To: debjoy.bose@gmail.com

Cc: cdasgupta01@gmail.com

3. The articles should be within 3 Pages of a normal word document.

4. It should be written using Avro keyboard for Bengali writings.

(Download link https://www.omicronlab.com/avro-keyboard-download.html )

5. Use Kalpurush font Size 11 to write the articles in Bengali.

6. For English use Times New Roman size 11.

7. Please send the original word document instead of the pdf file so that editing can be done.

8. No articles of political associated or culturally offensive will be entertained.

9. All publications are at the discretion of BCSM committee. The decision of the BCSM committee will be final.


BCSM Durga Puja 2017 – Calling for Puja Committee member

Dear All,

 This year the BCSM Durga Puja event will be held on 23rd & 24th Sep at the Hindu Temple of Wisconsin. We are less than 7 weeks away from the event and need your help to make this event successful & memorable. We are looking for volunteers for this year’s Durga Puja committee who would be working very closely and collaboratively with the board members in various categories based on your interest, experience and amount of time you can volunteer.

There are various areas which you can choose from:

  • Logistics (bringing equipments, Pratima, installation, some driving and may require some heavy lifting)
  • Cultural Program
  • Food & cooking
  • Puja (helping during the actual religious work, prasad preparation and other similar assistance)
  • Decoration (Stage, Pratima, Hall, sounds, light, etc)
  • General Administration (book-keeping, ticket distribution, ticket checking, co-ordination & other misc works)    


  • Best Regards,
  • Any and every small help will help us make this event successful and we truly appreciate your efforts.
  • Based on the nominations, we will inform you of your area of help and will have a meeting towards end of August to finalize the plan of actions and responsibilities. There will be some planning meetings and some work which needs to accomplished before the event. 
  • Next Steps:
  • Please let us know 2 categories where you are interested to volunteer and respond to 
    bcsm.cultural@gmail.com & copy pbanerjee1109@gmail.com by 7th August

Next Steps:

Based on the nominations, we will inform you of your area of help and will have a meeting towards end of August to finalize the plan of actions and responsibilities. There will be some planning meetings and some work which needs to accomplished before the event. 

Any and every small help will help us make this event successful and we truly appreciate your efforts.

Best Regards,


BCSM Durga Puja 2017 – Calling for Event Nominations

Dear All,

 We are seeking nominations for the Cultural Program for 2017 BCSM Durga Puja held during 23rd & 24th Sep at the Hindu Temple of Wisconsin. There will be a One-Act Play and other musical programs.

 Cultural program will be on 23rd Sep evening and on 24th Sep morning. Please send your nomination(s) by replying to 

bcsm.cultural@gmail.com by 7th August and let us know what you want to do. Based on that, our cultural team will communicate with you regarding details and availability and send the final confirmation.

 Looking forward to see some new talents within us.

 Note: Preference will be given to members and their families for the cultural programs.

 Best Regards,

 BCSM Team

Poila Boishak (Bengali New Year 1424 Celebration)

Poila Boishak (Bengali New Year 1424 Celebration)

Date: Saturday April 22, 2017

Venue: Lion’s Club, Milwaukee


Dear BCSM Community,

As we are preparing for Poila Boishak and Rabindra Jayanti celebration, we are cordially inviting you & your family to participate in this event. We are also looking for nomination for cultural events for both adults & kids. If you are interested in participating please send your request to us by replying to this email asap. Selection will be based on first come first serve basis. Last date to notify us is March 28th.


Both Group performance & solo performance are welcome based on available slots. We will have a total time of 45 min – 60 min allocated for the cultural event. Members will be given first preference.

Nominations to be sent to email: bcsm.cultural@gmail.com

Last date for nomination: March 28th

Registration fee :   (Food is included):  Registration is mandatory for all.

$15 for members and $20 for non-members

Children between 5-12 years – $10

Registration is free for children below the age of 5.                

Thank you all and looking forward to your active participation.

2017 Upcoming Event Dates

Below are the Upcoming Event Dates for 2017-2018. More details to follow.

Date Event
22nd April 2017 Bengali New Year celebration
16th July 2017 Annual Picnic
23rd & 24th Sep 2017 Durga Puja
7th Oct 2017 Bijoya Celebration
20th Jan 2018 Saraswati Puja