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Rongali Bihu celebrated in Singapore

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GUWAHATI, May 2 - Assam Association Singapore celebrated Rongali Bihu with gaiety on April 27.The Rongali Bihu celebration was held at a packed auditorium at 2 Bukit Batok, West Ave-7, in the heart of Singapore city.

The celebration was its sixth edition of coming together of the Assamese diaspora to form the Assam Association Singapore and share the common thread of their motherland on a foreign soil.

After a month-long preparation of rehearsals, practices and planning, the final day featured a long list of cultural programmes including drama, songs, and Bihu dance. One of the main attractions was a Bihu dance by Sabnam, a renowned Bollywood dancer. Another highlight was a fashion show - a line-up of around 20 beautiful Assamese girls showcasing the best of Assamese traditional couture. The event was inaugurated with the Jatiyo Sangeet �O Mor Aponar Desh.�

In his inaugural speech, Dilip Borthakur, president, Assam Association Singapore extended his Bihu greetings to all the members of the Assamese community living in Singapore.

Sohel Arnool, general secretary of the association, said that Assam Association Singapore had improved a lot in terms of quality of the event and in terms of number of people who participated in the event. According to him, at present there were more than 300 Assamese people living in Singapore.

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Rongali Bihu celebrated in Singapore

GUWAHATI, May 2 - Assam Association Singapore celebrated Rongali Bihu with gaiety on April 27.The Rongali Bihu celebration was held at a packed auditorium at 2 Bukit Batok, West Ave-7, in the heart of Singapore city.

The celebration was its sixth edition of coming together of the Assamese diaspora to form the Assam Association Singapore and share the common thread of their motherland on a foreign soil.

After a month-long preparation of rehearsals, practices and planning, the final day featured a long list of cultural programmes including drama, songs, and Bihu dance. One of the main attractions was a Bihu dance by Sabnam, a renowned Bollywood dancer. Another highlight was a fashion show - a line-up of around 20 beautiful Assamese girls showcasing the best of Assamese traditional couture. The event was inaugurated with the Jatiyo Sangeet �O Mor Aponar Desh.�

In his inaugural speech, Dilip Borthakur, president, Assam Association Singapore extended his Bihu greetings to all the members of the Assamese community living in Singapore.

Sohel Arnool, general secretary of the association, said that Assam Association Singapore had improved a lot in terms of quality of the event and in terms of number of people who participated in the event. According to him, at present there were more than 300 Assamese people living in Singapore.