EASTERN EYE: 4 December 2004
BritBangla Winter Ball
Dressed to impress,
200 people attended the glizty Winter Ball held by
Britbangla, the network for dynamic young British Bengalis.
The sell-out evening at the Radisson Edwardian hotel in Bloomsberry, central
London included a sumptuous dinner, as well as entertainment.
Up and coming young Bengalis at the gala evening included Zafreen, star of
the musical Precious Bazaar, who performed a dance show, Zee TV presenter
Tasmin Khan and London Assembly Member Murad Qureshi.
The evening also raised money for Arifa, a Bangladeshi child sponsored by
the group¹s members through the charity Plan UK.
Now in its third year BritBangla was created to raise the profile of
British Bengalis and celebrate their achievements.
As well as cultural events and dinners Britbangla organises networking
events for successful Bengalis to make contacts.
The groups next event will take place on Saturday 29th January.