On behalf of
World Poetry Richmond
Vancouver Tagore Society, and
The City of Richmond
We would like to invite you to
A special Life Celebration of
Poet and visionary Rabindranath Tagore
The event will be full of music, poetry, lectures, displays, dance and features.
Admission is free, fun-filled family event, something for everyone.
150 Years of Tagore!
11:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday September 10, 2011
Richmond Cultural Centre
#100-7000 Minoru Gate
World Poetry Richmond, City of Richmond & Vancouver Tagore Society
The Life Celebration of Rabindranath Tagore
Hosts Ariadne Sawyer, Alejandro Mujica-Olea, Anuradha Mitra & Duke Ashrafuzzaman
First Nations Welcome
Biography of Tagore
Dr. Stephen Gill, Cornwall, Ontario
Ashok Bhargava, Vancouver, BC.
Dr. Jianhua Zhang, University of Alabama, Birmingham
Tapestry of Words
World Poetry Multilingual Tagore Poems
Koyali Burman, Jasmine Dance Club, Arno Kamolika
Songs and Music
Sanzida Habib Swati, Shankhanaad Mallick, Tanaya Guha, Avik Ranjan Dey, Amlan Das Gupta, Saif Islam, Arno Kamolika, Sabuj Mazumder, Subhamoy Dasgupta
Tagore and Universalism: Lee Tan
Tagore and Rural Reconstruction: Santanu Mitra
Tagore and Emancipation of Women: Leena Chatterjee
Tagore and the Crisis of Civilization Today: Ananda Lee Tan
Lectures interspersed with live Tagore music, poetry and dance.
Tagore Exhibits & World Poetry Display.
Children and Youth activities.