durgapujatour.com is designed to reinforce this observation by showcasing the festival along with its different aspects and the people involved in the making of these creative installations, beyond the borders; to the farthest corners of the world and make it a destination of Tourist attraction.
This effort of ours will be incomplete without active participation from the huge population of Indians staying outside India – the NRI’s – that is YOU.
durgapujatour.com is an initiative undertaken by Splash, an organization associated with Asian Paints Sharad Shamman Awards for almost 2 decades , mainly to popularize our beloved Durga Puja of Kolkata beyond the borders – to the farthest corners of the globe and to make it a destination of tourist attraction .
durgapujatour.com, intends to bring the Creators – The Para Clubs, the Artists, the Artisans and others attached to it - to the forefront along with their thought process and executions in the making –while recognizing their talents and relentless efforts .
To recognize the contribution of the people who stays behind the scene of Durgapuja like The Dhakis, The Purohits and the Electrical and Decoration guys - without whose relentless efforts The Durga Puja in Kolkata would never have reached the height it has attended today -
durgapujatour.com along with SANSKAR Trust and Mrs Rupasri Ghosh is providing an Accidental Insurance of Rs 1 lakh each to around 300+ such Artisans in its small humble way.
Request to the Durga Puja Committees
Please provide the names of the following who performs in your Puja and who you feel are really needy
By 30th September 2013 – pls send
Full Name of the Dhaki/ Dhakis
Full name of the Purohits
Full Name of the Electricians person/persons who stays up all night .
Details required of each person by 20th October 2013
c) Mobile No
d) Xerox of Voters ID or any Govt Identity Proof with Address.
I would request you to kindly send the names in the format attached by 30th of Septemeber 2013 and the Xerox of their ID proof by 20th of October 2013 .
Send the details to firstname.lastname@example.org from your club email id
VIP Passes of 20 Leading Pujas of Kolkata - Enjoy the Puja this year as a VIP.
Durgapujatour.com offers you a chance to visit the top 20 Pujas with a VIP pass for your family & your friends. Enjoy the priviledges of experiencing Puja the VIP Style. Passes are available here . We will be featuring the Pujas in the website.
VIRTUAL TOUR & ANJALI:
- Online Streaming :
Enjoy all aspects of Durga Puja from the comfort of your living room via online streaming, wherever you are. Do take a look at our online streaming page for details and timings.
- Puja and Anjali :
durgapujatour.com offers you the opportunity of pushpanjali and puja and the prasad will be delivered at your residence – wherever you are located . Now you can watch the purohit performing the puja on your laptop or mobile.
- Connect to your Para Puja and old friends
Be a part of your para puja with your friends and relatives. Here is the perfect opportunity for you to donate to your para puja and convey your message to them.
CREATIVITY IN DURGA PUJA:
With the advent of the reputed artists in Durga Puja – and their talented teams along with the innovations in Lighting and Artistic Installations - the last few years have witnessed a creative makeover of the Durga Puja – durgapujatour.com intends to showcase the process of creativity .
Behind the Scenes: A tribute to those brilliant people who stay in the background:
Clubs and Organizers for their relentless efforts.
Artists who conceptualize the theme, lighting, pandal decorations etc.
Artisans like the dhakis, the purohits, light and sound crew, policemen, who work especially hard during Durga Puja so that we can enjoy to the maximum.