Durga Puja 2023

Oct 21, 2023 - Sugar Creek Elementary School, Verona

Durga Puja on October 21, 2023

Bengali Association of Madison will be celebrating the most glorious festival of the year on Saturday October 21st, 2023Please join us for celebrating Durga Puja. As a BAM tradition, Morning puja and Prasad is free for all.


Sugar Creek Elementary School, 740 N Main St, Verona, WI 53593


This year also we will be publishing our annual magazine "শিউলি প্রনাম" (Shiuli Pranam).  The deadline for content submission is October 10, 2023.  Please email articles, advertisements, and greetings to: Ranjit Dasgupta or Sanglap RoyPlease use "[DP23-Magazine]" in the email subject. 

Call for Volunteers

In order to organize and prepare for an event of this extent we are seeking your help.  Please sign up here.

Cultural Program

As always, a cultural program is an integral part of BAM events, where we look forward to showcasing our local talents. Currently, we are looking for your active participation in the cultural program. Please contact Arkadipta Bakshi (or email bengali.assoc.madison@gmail.com) if you are interested in participating. Please include "DP23-cultural" in your email subject. We will send out email requesting for participation to all BAM members. 

Schedule (tentative)

9.30 am     Puja

11.00 am   Pushpanjali and Children's activity

12.00 pm   Prasad  

12.30 pm   Lunch (Vegetarian) -

Khichuri, Panchmiseli tarkari, Chatney, Payes and Chamcham.

2.00 pm     Sindoor Utsab, Dhunuchi Dance

5.00 pm     Snacks (Jhalmuri, Pakora)

5.30 pm     Cultural Program  

8:00 pm     Dinner (Malai Kofta, Chicken curry, Paneer Butter masala (veg only), Choley, Peas Pulao, Naan, Papad and Kheer kadam)

Purchase Tickets

Ticket sale will close by 8am Oct 18, 2023. 

We got an overwhelming response from the community. Thank you! To ensure an enjoyable Durga Puja experience for everyone, we will stop the ticket sale early this year, and might not sell any tickets at the door. 

Note: To purchase multiple tickets, enter information for one person at a time. You'll be able to view the cart total, before making final purchase. Early bird discount ended on Oct 15.

Adults (above 12 years):
Full day pass: $40 (early bird); $45
Lunch only: $22  (early bird); $25
Dinner only: $30 (early bird); $35
Students - Flat rate (Early bird)$25 and $35
Kids (6-12 years, flat rate): $15 (early bird);  $20
Kids (below 6):  free. 


We welcome BAM patrons to donate or sponsor for Durga Puja event. To advertise in our annual magazine Shiuli Pranam (শিউলি প্রণাম ). If you are interested please contact us.

Sponsorship flyer (pdf)  Deadline: Oct 10, 2023.

Puja Greetings

You can send your greetings “Happy Durga Puja....”, “শুভ বিজয়ার প্রীতি ও শুভেচ্ছা জানাই” etc. through Shiuli Pronam magazine.  Send email to

bengali.assoc.madison@gmail. com for details.