Past Events

September 12, 2014 :: Rabindra Sangeet and Nazrul Geeti

An evening of Rabindra Sangeet with Sadi Mohammad
  &
Nazrul Geeti with Rowshan Ara Shoma

8:00 PM, Friday, September 12, 2014

Jonsson Performance Hall, University of Texas at Dallas


ABAC presentation: PREM MANJARI - a composite performance of songs, dance and drama, based on the creations of Rabindranath and Nazrul :: 8:00 PM, March 22, 2014 at City Performance Hall

March 22, 2014: PREM MANJARI

The Academy of Bangla Arts & Culture (ABAC) presented Prem Manjari -- a composite performance of songs, dance and drama, based on the creations of Rabindranath and Nazrul

8:00 PM, March 22, 2014

City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201.


General Meeting : October 20, 2013

  • Here are the links to the original Call for Meeting. These are also accesible through the navigation menu at the top of this web page: About Us > Meeting Notes > October 20, 2013.
  • The web page with the list of the Board of Directors, constituted on October 21, 2012, is also accessible through the naviagtion menu: About Us > Board of Directors > 2012-2013.

General Meeting : October 21, 2012

  • Here are the links to the Call for Meeting and Minutes of Meeting. These are also accesible through the navigation menu at the top of this web page: About Us > Meeting Notes > October 21, 2012.
  • The web page with the list of the Board of Directors, constituted on October 21, 2012, is also accessible through the naviagtion menu: About Us > Board of Directors > 2012-2013.

ABAC presentation: a three-day commemoration of <em>Ekushey February, 18, 19, and 20 February, 2012, at the Irving Arts Center.

Ekushey February, 18, 19, and 20 February, 2012, at the Irving Arts Center.

ABAC presented a three-day commemoration of Ekushey February, 18, 19, and 20 February, 2012, at the Irving Arts Center.


ABAC presentation: LOST MOTHER - a docu-feature, by Monalisa (Mithu) Dasgupta :: 2:30 PM, July 24, 2011 at FunAsiA, Richardson

July 24, 2011: LOST MOTHER - a film by Monalisa (Mithu) Dasgupta

ABAC presented the critically-acclaimed film, LOST MOTHER, directed by Monalisa (Mithu) Dasgupta, at the FunAsiA Theater in Richardson. This program was co-hosted by the Bengali Association of Dallas - Fort Worth (BADFW). The film show was followed by a Q&A session with the director, who was present at the showing.


ABAC presentation: A celebration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Tagore :: 8:30 PM, May 14, 2011 at the Irving Arts Center

May 14, 2011: A Celebration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Tagore

ABAC's celebration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, with music, dance and recitation by local talents. The featured artiste was the inimitable and gifted proponent of Rabindrasangeet, Kaderi Kibria. The event was staged at the Carpenter Performance Hall of the Irving Arts Center.


ABAC Theater's presentation: BASHON ~ a play in Bangla :: 7:30 PM, Dec. 4, 2010 at the Irving Arts Center

December 4, 2010: BASHON ~ a play in Bangla

ABAC presented it's eleventh theatrical production, Bashon -- a play written by Selim Al Deen and directed by Morshed Babu, at the Dupree Theater of the Irving Arts Center.


An Acoustic Evening - with Partha Barua, Bappa Mazumdar, Hyder Husyn and Nawsheen Nahreen

July 17, 2010: An Acoustic Evening

ABAC presented an evening of soaring music with some of the best contemporary musicians of our time - - Partha Barua, Bappa Mazumdar, Hyder Husyn and Nawsheen Nahreen!


Ghotona Shamanno - A Comedy theater in Bangla

June 26, 2010: Ghotona Shamanno - A comedy drama by Humayun Ahmed

ABAC presented a spirited rendition of the play to a packed audience in the Dupree Theater of the Irving Arts Center. The reaction of the members of the audience clearly indicated that the performances of the actors and actresses were highly enjoyed. A great team effort by ABAC Theater!


Closeup 1

August 15, 2009: Close-up 1

We thank all those who came to program, as well as all our volunteers, organizers, and sponsors.


Shornali Shondhya

May 24, 2009: Shornali Shondhya

ABAC's "Shornali Shondhya'" was a celebration of the songs of of Rabindranath Tagore and Kazi Nazrul Islam. The artistes, who enthralled the audience, included Sadi Mohammad and ABAC's own talents. The program was staged at the Carpenter Performance Hall of the Irving Arts Center.

We thank all those who came to program, as well as all our volunteers, organizers, and sponsors.


Hyder Husyn, Live :: 7:30 PM, May 8, 2009 :: Irving Arts Center

May 8, 2009: Hyder Husyn

Hyder Husyn, an musical artiste with uniqueness and originality in every sense of the terms, enthralled the audience with his talent. The program was staged in Room 211of the Irving Arts Center.


Poster for 2009 Children's Multicultural Festival

March 22, 2009: Fifth Annual Children's Multicultural Festival

The 5th Annual Children's Multicultural Festival was celebrated on Sunday, March 22, 2009 at the Irving Arts Center.

Many teams participated in the show. The stage performances in Carpenter Performance Hall dazzled with colorful costumes, lively music, and spirited dances from many cultures around the world.

We thank all the teams that participated in the show, all the volunteers, organizers, sponsors, and those who came to watch the event.