The Bengal Heritage Project (BHP) was launched on Saturday, the 11th of February at Victoria Hall, Harrow. More than 300 people attended the launch, Saraswati Puja, Bengali Food Festival and cultural programmes.
The launch saw extraordinary performances by the artists Swarna and Monu Chitrakar from Naya village in West Bengal. They enchanted a packed audience with Pater Gaan on Krishnalila and the Komagata Maru incident. The cultural program included a song and dance performance of Rabindranath Tagore’s Ananda Loke (“Abode of Joy”) by Team LSU, a dance depiction of Durga by an SOAS student, and dances by young performers from Sanskriti.