Probashi Bengali Christian Association

40 Years
Anniversary Celebration
July
6 & 7
2024

The Mary Louis Academy,
176-21 Wexford Terrace,
Jamaica Estates, NY 11432

About The Event

About The Event

The 40 years convention represents the need to be part of a community after so many years have grown to be better and bigger bringing old and new community feelings in one place.

Where

The Mary Louis Academy, New York
Saturday to Sunday
6-7 July, 2024


Lottery
($5000 Total Prize)

Price
($4 per ticket)

  • 1st Prize: Air Ticket JFK-Dhaka
  • 2nd Prize: PBCA Cruise Trip (Price $1200)
  • 3rd Prize: Price of an IPhone (Price $800)
  • 4th, 5th.: Prize donated by Sponsors

Stall Rental

Information
Price of Stall exclude registration fee

  • Price: $50 per day
  • Size of stall: 10ft X 10ft
  • Place: Outside Courtyard
  • Time: 10:00AM - 10:00PM

Main Performers

Here are some of our Artists

Speaker 1

Sayera Reza

Versatile Bangladeshi Singer

Speaker 1

Sayera Reza

Versatile Bangladeshi Singer

Speaker 1

Sayera Reza

Versatile Bangladeshi Singer

Speaker 2

Amit Paul

Bengali Celebrity Singer from Indian IDOL

Speaker 2

Amit Paul

Bengali Celebrity Singer from Indian IDOL

Speaker 2

Amit Paul

Bengali Celebrity Singer from Indian IDOL

Speaker 2

Alvan Islam Chowdhury

Bengali Celebrity Singer from New York

Speaker 2

Alvan Islam Chowdhury

Bengali Celebrity Singer from New York

Speaker 2

Alvan Islam Chowdhury

Bengali Celebrity Singer from New York

Speaker 2

Music by Maati Band

Bengali band from New York

Event Speakers

Here are some of our Speakers

Speaker 1

Joseph Bikash D'Costa

Convener

Speaker 2

Mr. Md. Najmul Huda

Consul General of Bangladesh in New York

Speaker 3

Gabriel Taposh Gomes

President of Probashi Bengali Christian Association

Speaker 4

Rev. Fr. STANLEY GOMES

Director at Archdioces of Newark, New Jersey

Speaker 4

Rev. Fr. MINTU GERVAS ROZARIO

Coordinator of Bengali Apostolate at Diocese of Brookyn, NY

Speaker 4

Most Rev. Bishop Shorot Francis Gomes

Bishop of Sylhet

Event Schedule

Here is our event schedule - Click on each day below to see the schedule

The schedule will help and guide you through out the program with times when each program will start.

Register

REGISTRATION- OPEN

Once you register, we will give you a band that you can wear and keep it on your person, for security to check for the entirety of the program.

MEET & GREET

EXCHANGE OF GREETINGS

ANANDA RALLY

PROCESSION (SONGS) FROM COURTYARD TO AUDITORIUM

National Anthem

National Anthem Media

National Anthem will be sung for both countries.

Candle Lighting

Candle Lighting Taposh and Team

40 years of existance of this organization.

Dance routine

INAUGURAL (OPENING) DANCE Music Team

Dancing performed by the youth for the 40 years celebration

WELCOME & GREETINGS

CHIEF GUEST, SPECIAL GUESTS WITH PRESIDENT OF PBCA AND CONVENER

Speeches

WELCOME SPEECH

MR. GABRIEL TAPOSH GOMES, PRESIDENT OF PBCA

KEYNOTE SPEECH

MR. JOSEPH BIKASH D'COST- CONVENER

GREETING

FROM SPECIAL GUESTS AND GUEST OF HONOR

SPEECH OF CHIEF GUEST

HONORING

Sr. Luciana D' cruze ((Bindu), Bengali- American Nun of our Bengali Community , Members of PBCA of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut.

HONORING AWARD CEREMONY OF FOUNDERS

HONORING ALL CABINET MEMBERS

PBCA FROM 1984-2024

LUNCH BREAK

CULTURAL PROGRAMS

DINNER BREAK

MUSICAL EVENT

Ms. Sayera Reza following Alvan Islam Chowdhury, main performers for the night

ENDING OF FIRST DAY :The 40th Anniversary Celebration

GOOD NIGHT

Register

Registration Day 2

Once you register, we will give you a band that you can wear and keep it on your person, for security to check for the entirety of the program.

Event Starts

Event Starts Get your seats

MEET & GREET :Exchange of Greetings

BREAKFAST

Complimentary

SUNDAY HOLY MASS

Bilingual Engish and Bengali offering : Most Rev. Bishop Shorot Francis Gomes, Sylhet Diocese, Bangladesh and Most Rev. Bishop of Brooklyn Diocese, New York., Rev. Fr. STANLEY GOMES,Director at Archdioces of Newark, New Jersey and Rev. Fr. MINTU GERVAS ROZARIO, Coordinator of Bengali Apostolate at Diocese of Brookyn, NY

GOSPEL MUSIC

UCC MUSIC BAND

WELCOME & GREETINGS

Chief Guest, Special Guest, Guest of Honors with President of PBCA and Convener

WELCOME SPEECH

From Founding Members of PBCA

CONGRATULATORY SPEECH

Special Guests and Guest of Honor

SPEECH OF CHIEF GUEST

Chief Guest of 2nd Day's Celebration

HONORING : Rev. Fr. STANLEY GOMES

First Bengali- American Priest of our Bengali Community in USA

REEPTION & HONORING CEREMONY

Doctors, Nurses RN. Pharmacist, CPA. Uniform Service Men & Women, Police, Lawyers, School, College, University's Teachers and Phd. Degree Holders. of Bengali Christian Community Members of PBCA of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut.

CONGRATULATORY CEREMONY

4 years College Graduat Students from 2014 -2024 of Bengali Christian Community, Members of PBCA of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut.

LUNCH BREAK

LIFE & GOAL-YOUTH PANEL DISCUSSION

Rev. Fr. Stanley Gomes and Youth Group of Bengali Christian Community Members of PBCA of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut.

CULTURAL PROGRAMS

SPECIAL HONORING CEREMONY AND FUTURE PLAN

THANKS GIVING -CLOSING CEREMONY

Executive Committee Memmbers, Convener, Co- Conveners, Sub-Committee's Members and Volunteers.

DINNER BREAK

MUSICAL EVENT- (EVENING SHOW)

Bengali Celebrity Singer Amit Paul Indian Idol from India.

RAFFLE DRAW

PRIZES - Totaling $5000

THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION 2024 IS ENDED

Event Venue

Event venue location info and gallery

The Mary Louis Academy in Jamaica Estates, New York

The Mary Louis Academy in Jamaica Estates, New York, is a Catholic college preparatory school for young women founded in 1936 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, New York. Our academic philosophy—rooted in the Sisters’ charism of unity, reconciliation, and all-inclusive love—emphasizes intellectual, social, and spiritual growth. Our dedicated teachers, academic quality, outstanding facilities, and committed students create an unparalleled school spirit.

Transportation

See different ways to get to the venue.

By Car

From the Grand Central Parkway Eastbound
  • Exit at Utopia Parkway.
  • Pass first light and stay to the right to Edgerton Blvd.
  • Go down 4 blocks and the school will be down the hill on the right.
From the Grand Central Parkway Westbound
  • Exit at 188th Street.
  • Make a left at the light and a quick right onto Grand Central Parkway Service Road.
  • Go to first light and make a left onto Midland Parkway.
  • Make a right at the third block Henley Road.
  • Go to the stop sign and make a left onto Edgerton Blvd.
  • The school will be down the hill on the right.
From the Long Island Expressway
  • Exit at Utopia Parkway, South (past St. John's University), go under bridge of the Grand Central Parkway and turn left.
  • Bear right to Edgerton Blvd and TMLA will on the right side corner of Edgerton Blvd. and Wexford Terrace.
From the Belt Parkway/Van Wyck Expressway
  • Take the Belt Parkway to the Van Wyck Expressway North.
  • Take to Hillside Avenue.
  • Follow Hillside Ave. to Edgerton Blvd. and make a left.
  • TMLA will be one block up on the left side.

By Bus or Train

  • The Mary Louis Academy is one block north of Hillside Avenue F Train to 179th Street
  • MTA Bus Q 1,2,3,17, 36, 43, 56, 75, 76, 77
  • NICE Bus N 1, 2, 3, 6, 22, 22A, 24, 26B, 54
  • LIRR Jamaica then F Train two stops to 179th Street

Executives

PBCA Executive Team

Taposh Gabriel Gomes

President

Chitra Rozario

Vice President

Mathias Rozario

General Secretary

Philip Richard Gomes

Assistant General Secretary

Vincent Shyamal Gomes

Treasurer

Mita Priscilla Gomes

Assistant Treasurer

Chandra Corraya

Organizing Secretary

Sylvia Kuhu Rebeiro

Joint Cultural Secretary

Amitabh D'Cruiz

Joint Cultural Secretary

Rony Gomes

Joint Sports Secretary

Lanie Mathew Rodrigues

Joint Sports Secretary

Derrick Gonsalves

Executive Member

Stanislaus D' Rozario

Executive Member

Convenors

40 years Celebration Convenors

Mr.-Joseph-Bikash-D'Costa

Convenor

Mr. Samir Dutta

Co-Convenor

Mr.-Hemonto

Co-Convenor

Mr.-Kelvin-Mondol

Co-Convenor

Mr.-Komol

Co-Convenor

Mr.-Ranjit

Co-Convenor

Mr.-Subir-Rebeiro

Co-Convenor

Mrs.-Prova-Gonsalves

Co-Convenor

Mrs.-Sheila-Rozario

Co-Convenor

Mrs.-Shetu-Sarkar

Co-Convenor

Founders

PBCA Founders

Ajit-Vincent-D'Rozario

Albino-Nirmol-Gomes

Anthony-Gomes-(Anton)

Anthony-Sheru-Gomes

Arun-Gomes

Clement-Badal-Gomes

Domingo-Anil-Gomes

Francis-Ashok-Gomes

Martin-Prodip-Gomes

Stev-Mohon-Gomes-(Late)

Ex-Presidents

PBCA Former Presidents

Mr. Albino Nirmal Gomes
Adhoc Committee President

Late: Mr. Vincent Gomes
1st Cabinet

Late: Mr. Mohon Gomes
2nd Cabinet

Mr. Joseph Kishore Gomes
3rd Cabinet

Mr. Lawrence D'Costa
4th & 5th Cabinet

Mr. Shubir Luis Rozario
6th & 7th Cabinet

Mr. Simon Gomes
8th, 9th & 12th Cabinet

Mrs. Agatha Dipti Gomes
13th & 14th Cabinet

Mr. Joseph Bikash D'Costa
10th, 11th, 15th & 16th Cabinet

Buy Tickets

1 day ticket / person = $30 (which includes lunch and dinner)
2 days ticket / person = $50 (which includes lunch and dinner)


Scroll down to see Gold, Platinum, Grand and Title Package deals


Gold package
$500

  • Entry fees for 4 family members
  • Lunch and Dinner for both days
  • Full page family greeting in Tepantori magazine
  • Gold Sponsors will be declared in Tepantori and on stage

Platinum package
$1000

  • Entry fees for 4 family members
  • Lunch and Dinner for both days
  • Full page family greeting in Tepantori magazine
  • Platinum Sponsors will be declared in Tepantori and on stage
  • LED Display of Platinum Sponsors will be displayed 10 times on stage
  • Individual will be allowed to make a presentation on stage for 3 minutes

Grand sponsor
$5000

  • Entry fees for 4 family members
  • Lunch and Dinner for both days
  • Full page family greeting in Tepantori magazine
  • Grand Sponsors will be declared in Tepantori and on stage
  • LED Display of Grand Sponsors will be displayed 50 times on stage
  • Individual will be allowed to make a presentation on stage for 5 minutes
  • Grand Sponsors will have the option to display a Banner with table setup in court yard

Title sponsor
$7000

  • Entry fees for 4 family members
  • Lunch and Dinner for both days
  • Full page family greeting in Tepantori magazine
  • Title Sponsors will be declared in Tepantori and on stage
  • LED Display of Title Sponsors will be displayed throughout the day
  • Individual will be allowed to make a presentation on stage for 5 minutes
  • Title Sponsors will have the option to display a Banner with table setup in court yard

Contact Us

Call anyone in the list below for help

Convener

Joseph Bikash D'Costa

Convener

917-767-4632


President

Gabriel Taposh Gomes

PBCA President

917-723-5664


General Secretary

Mathias Babul Rozario

PBCA General Secretary

917-841-7311