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)

2.00 pm     Sindoor Utsab, Dhunuchi Dance

5.00 pm     Snacks

5.30 pm     Cultural Program  

8:00 pm     Dinner

Purchase Tickets

Please purchase tickets in advance to take advantage of discounted rates.

Deadline to purchase ticket online at discounted rates is Oct 13.  The rates would increase from Oct 14. We might not sell tickets at the door.  This will allow the puja organizers to get an accurate estimate of the head count to arrange for lunch and dinner.  

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.

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