Friday, September 5th, 2014
Saturday, September 6th, 2014.

Richmond Cultural Centre
7700 Minoru Blvd, Richmond, British Columbia V6Y1Z5

The West Coast Tagore Festival 2014 is a 2-day celebration of life and work of Nobel-laureate poet and World cultural icon, Rabindranath Tagore. Reputed scholars, multicultural poets and talented performing artists will present works of Tagore, through music, dance, poetry, mini-play, video presentations, lectures, exhibits, etc. 

Admission is free. Donations are happily and gratefully accepted.
You are most cordially invited along with your families, friends and acquaintances to attend the Festival. 

The Festival is generously supported by the City of Richmond, and the esteemed partners include World Poetry Reading Series, Writers   International Network Canada, Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society and Shaw Multicultural Channel. 



Program Plan


  • Inauguration by Mayor of Richmond Malcolm Brodie
  • Dance with Tagore song “Ananda-dhwani Jagao Gogone” by Arno Kamolika.
  • Punjab and Tagore: A Video Presentation 
  • Poetry Collage of Tagore’s Punjab poems by Aditi Dasgupta & Subhamoy Dasgupta
  • Komagata Maru: A Video Presentation
  • Jalianwalabagh Massacre and Tagore’s Actions by Sumita Roy
  • Tagore Song: Jodi Tor Dak Shune by Shankhanaad Mallick & Avik Dey
  • Refreshments