Durga Puja on 30th September and 1st of October 2017

Event Schedule


Winchester McCall Middle School
458 Main St
Winchester, MA 01890

Puja in Gymnasium, Food in cafeteria

Parking spaces are located behind the school. Street parking is also available in front of the venue. 237 Parking are available in MBTA station and 100+ parkings are available in Winchester High School

With the season changing over to colorful leaves all around New England, we bring you our 14th Durga Puja celebration. From the arrival of Ma Durga until she departs, we shall be filling these two days with Puja, Anjali, Sindur khela, sumptuous food and fantastic cultural program that we always strive to present. We have a wonderful line up of events/programs.
Our featured artists this year are :
Shovan Ganguly & Somchanda Bhattacharya on Saturday, 9/30/17 and
Vishwajeet Borwankar & Parul Mishra on Sunday, 10/1/17.

We are sure that you will be mesmerized by their performances! On top of that we also have talented artists from New England performing dance, drama and songs!!

Suggested Donation

At the Event Early Bird Rates(Till 9/22/2017)
  2 Days 1 Day 2 Days 1 Day
Family with kids $170 $135 $160 $125
Couple $160 $125 $150 $115
Single $110 $80 $100 $70
Student Family with kids $120 $75 $110 $70
Student $75 $55 $70 $50
Parents $20/person/day
Stall for 2 days $200 (includes 4 meals)
Stall for 1 day $100 (includes 2 meals)
BNE Hold the status of a non-profit organization under Section 501(3)( C). Tax ID 26394117
All donation amounts are tax deductible up-to the limit permissible by law
A portion of your donation goes to charitable organization as per 501(3)( C) rules

Event Schedule

Here is a tentative schedule of our events. The timings are subject to change depending upon weather forecast and travel conditions.

Timing Event
Saturday, 30th September
10:00 am - 12.30 pmPuja
01.00 pm - 01.30 pmAnjali
01:30 pm - 02:30 pmPrasad/Lunch
03:30 pm - 05:30 pmCultural program
05:30 pm - 07:30 pm Dinner
07:30 pm - 09:30 pmFeatured Artist - Shovan Ganguly and Somchanda Bhattacharya
Sunday, 1st October
10:00 am - 12:30 pm Puja
01:00 pm - 01:30 pmAnjali
01.30 pm - 02:30 pm Prasad/Lunch
02.30 pm - 03:30 pmSindur Khela
03:30 pm - 05:30 pm Cultural program
05.30 pm - 06.30 pm Dinner
06.30 pm - 09.30 pm Featured Artists - Vishwajeet Borwankar and Parul Mishra

Featured Artists

30th September, Saturday

Shovan Ganguly

Shovan Ganguly became a household name after he won the famous TV singing competition, Zee’s Saregamapa in 2012. Shovan’s talent was noticed by one and all, especially famous music composer & music directors of Kolkata. He is known for his renditions of Contemporary Bengali music and Sufi music. Shovan has done playback for many prminent Bengali movies, like Arsinagar by Oscar nominated director, Aparna Sen. The song from this movie, “Jaan Qubool” was a big hit and topped Radio Mirchi charts for months. Shovan recently was declared 2016 Male Voice of the Year. at the famous Radio Mirchi Awards  

Somchanda Bhattacharya

Somchanda Bhattacharya is a qualified engineer by training and a singer by choice. Somchanda got a head start in her musical career as the finalist of 2010 Zee Bangla Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. Today Somchanda has earned a distinct standing of her own with her playback singing. She continues to work with Tollywood’s top music composers. A Popular playback voice of Bengali cinema today, she has been honored with Radio Mirchi Awards and Mahanayak Uttam Kumar Shomman, frequently seen in well known musical programmes in Tara, Zee , Akash 8 and many more. Her title song of the recent Bengali move, "Durga Shohay" (music directed by the famous Bikram Ghosh) has created sensation in Kolkata. Known for her live stage performances, Somchandahas shared the stage with celebrated names like Kumar Sanu, Kunal Ganjawala, Udit Narayan and others.
1st October, Sunday

Vishwajeet Borwankar

Vishwajeet born in 1984, started taking lessons in music at an early age under the guidance of his father Milind Borwankar, who was Manager at Akhil Bhatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Vashi, New Mumbai and currently conducting music classes at Malad, Borivali and Vile Parle. He is running Music Academy at Malad known as 'SWARSANSKAR'. Under such music background Vishwajeet started learning music in Guru - Shishya Parampara under the able tutelage of Dr. Ram Deshpande, who is a leading Vocalists of Gwalior Gharana. Presently, he is under the able guidance of Pt. Babanrao Haldankar, who is one of the most respected stalwarts of Agra Gharana. Vishwajeet has made immense progress under their guidance and blessings. Vishwajeet has completed his Masters degree in Music from Mumbai University.

Parul Mishra



Saturday - Lunch
Papor Bhaja
Saturday - Dinner
Muger Dal
Begun Bhaja
Bean Posto
Sunday - Lunch
Sabji Dal
Rui Macher Jhal
Ichorer dalna
Sunday - Dinner
Cholar Dal
Prawn Malai Curry
Kasha Pathar Mangsho
Bhindi masala (vegeterians)
Dhokar dalna (vegeterians)


Saturday - Lunch
Luchi Alur dom Brownie
Saturday - Dinner
Pizza Fries
Sunday - Lunch
Veg noodles Fish finger
Sunday - Dinner
Chili chicken Veg fried rice Ice Cream