Annual Plays


SANJHBELA

2021 - Sanjhbela

"স্মৃতিও এক এক দিন সত্যি হয়ে ওঠে" ... অন্তরের আলোয় সুপ্ত ভালোবাসার উন্মেষে - মন চায়ে নির্মল এক বন্ধুত্ব, কিন্তু তখন যে জীবনের সাঁঝবেলা.. Sreemoyee is a nurse in a small-town hospital. She is content with her job and her grown up children Esha and Ani. The tranquility of the household is shattered by a train accident and the arrival of a stranger suffering from amnesia. What happens next - watch the drama unfolding with our in-house team as per below link in Showcase Videos...

Shorkari Officer

2019 - Shorkari Officer

Our annual play for this year a satire, based on a play written by Nikolai Gogol in the early 19th century, which was later translated into Bengali by famous novelist Pramatha Nath Bishi about 75 years back. We are delighted to present it to you here in Auckland.

Shakkhi

2018 - Shakkhi

We, the Bengalee's have an instinct of smelling suspense, which instantly awakes the sleeping “Byomkesh” or “Feluda” inside us. This is a common human psychology to get attracted to the “whodunnit” stories across a wide range of the population. This year it was SUSPENSE as the genre for the annual play. Watch the play below. Click above image to view the photos.

BoroPishima

2017 - Boro Pishima

A host of colorful characters of various shades including a paan chewing fun loving aunt, a highly strung director, two overzealous stage assistants, an aspirant actress, two candidly innocent children and several nervous actors of various dimensions take the audience on a hilariously funny ride that captures the joy and celebration of a small community getting together to have innocent fun!. Watch the play below

Annual Events and Cultural Shows


MORE AARO DAO PRAN 2020

2020 - More Aaro Dao Pran

Probasee New Zealand celebrated 159th birth anniversary of India’s first Nobel laureate Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore as their Annual showcase. Contributions to the field of literature, music and art still hold relevance from the “Bard of Bengal”, as in his own words -- "In Art, man reveals himself and not his objects.". This program was conceptualised during the Lock-down period while all were at home. A unique feature of this was participation across the globe over video conference from USA, India, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand for all the lovers of Tagore's creation. Enjoy the recording session of "মোরে আরো দাও প্রাণ - More Aaro Dao Pran" hosted on 9th May 2020 at below links in Youtube.

ALO ANDHARE 2019

2019 - Alo Andhare Amar Kobi

Probasee Annual showcase - A tribute to Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, first Asian to win a Nobel prize (for literature), Kazi Nazrul Islam, a rebel poet who was honoured as the national poet of Bangladesh and Kishore Kobi Sukanto as well, for his literary contribution at the young age. These three icons of Bengali literature were always in favour of the betterment of humankind. Click above image to view the photos.

ALO ANDHARE 2019

Anandomela 2019

Once again Probasee organised the Anandomela 2019 as a curtain raiser for the upcoming Durga Puja, with a gala evening of Fun N Frolic with Kolkata style street food, Adda and quiz. Enjoy the delicacies brought out by our master-chefs and also some casual shopping with Clothing, Jewellery and accessories.

BONGOMELA 2019

Bongo Mela 2019

It is not just the first day of the year according to the Bengali calendar, but it is an emotion. Perhaps a day of craziness for Bongs. The ‘amej’ what you call as the mood starts setting with the onset of ‘Chaitra’ – the last month of Bengali calendar. This is the day when you can actually see a true Bengali with all those traditional ‘punjabi’, and ‘athpoure saree’. Click above image to view the photos.

ANANDOMELA 2018

Anandomela 2018

"ANANDOMELA" is believed to be the FIRST RITUAL OF DURGA PUJA. It is usually A Get-together and Food Festival aimed at bringing the best of HOME CHEFS with delicious and mouth watering delicacies. Click above image to view the photos.

Poncho Kobi

2018 - Poncho Kobi Loho Pronam

A tribute to the five Great poets of Bengal, Rabindranath Tagore, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Jibananda Das, Atul Prasad and Dwijendra Lal Roy, through a wonderful mix of songs, extempore, recitation and dance. Click above image to view the photos.

Rabi-Naz

2017 - Rabindra Nazrul Sandhya

A tribute to Rabindranath Tagore and Kazi Nazrul Islam on their birthday celebration, on our annual cultural show, with a mix of Dance Drama, songs and recitation. Click above image to view the photos.

Naboroshe

2016 - Noboroshe Rabindranath and Hey more Bidrohi

A rendition of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore's Nine emotions of Human being, with a mix of dance drama, recitation and songs. The 2nd part depicted our tribute to Kazi Nazrul, musician and revolutionary who pioneered poetic works espousing intense spiritual rebellion against fascism and oppression. Click above image to view the photos.

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