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10th June 2018 International Murshidabad Mango Festival
International Murshidabad Mango Festival at ITC Sonar Bangla, Kolkata.
5th June 2018 World Environment Day
Mango Tree Planting Event at The Agri-Horticulture Society, Kolkata.
19th May 2018 Interactive session
Interactive session on how to create miniature museum in schools.
18th April 2018 Inter-School Heritage Quiz
Monuments, kings, cultures, traditions and more - students learnt new things about the heritage of India and the world at the inter-school quiz competition hosted by iLead.
6th - 7th December 2017 International Murshidabad Resurgence Festival
An initiative to revive India's rich heritage and sensitize students to value heritage.
6th December 2017 Silk River Launch Ceremony @ Bari Kothi Ghat.
Stories of the 20 locations will be shared through 20 giant hand-painted Bengali silk scrolls and other performances.
14th May 2016 Dinner at Azimganj Villa, Kolkata
Filming of Cuisine of Murshidabad by Travel XP a premium TV channel.
23rd & 24th January 2016 Murshidabad Heritage Festival
Celebrating our Heritage & culture show casip the splendour. Heritage make, Galf bases, tach artist dance, Schedule cuisine photography consist & Textile Exhibition.
15th January 2016 Press Conference in Beherampur
Attended by over 40 journalists for the launch of MHF.
16th December 2015 Heritage Fellowship
Over Hi Tea on. At Azimganj House. Kolkata.
2nd October 2015 at iLead, Kolkata
How to get the best out of your heritage property the Secretary tourism government of Rajasthan gave inspirational talks.
12th June 2015 Mango Haat at ITC Sonar Kolkata
Showcasing over 45 variety of mangoes with a variety of mango dishes and an exhibition.
29th May 2015 CSR Convergence
Meet at Palladium Lounge in partnership with Cll.
23rd November 2015: Victoria Memorial, Kolkata Heritage of the Sheherwalis
An evening celebrating Sheherwali heritage was held to announce the Murshidabad Heritage Festival 2015. A display of textiles was put up by the students of J. D. Birla Institute, Kolkata. A talk on Sheherwali heritage was presented by Mr. Pradip Chopra. Dr. Dipali Singhi of the J. D. Birla Institute presented an enlightening talk about silk, which is obtained from the cocoons of the silkworms without killing the pupa.Display the world Heritage Week.
27th August 2015 Sheherwali (Dinner & food festival) at ITC Sonar Kolkata.
From the Royal city of Murshidabad. comes a plethora of vegetation delicacies cultured by the family of cast where nobility.pure the exponents of this signature cuisine.
22nd November 2014 a seminar on
How to get the best of your Heritage property and a book launch by His Excellency the Governer of West collaboration with palladium lounge and CREDAI. Attended by eminent speakers and guest from all over India.
11th November 2014, Resurgence, Palladian Lounge Kolkata
The press was invited as part of the World Heritage Week celebrations showcasing live arts, handlooms and authentic Sheherwali cuisine.
15th June 2014, ITC Sonar Kolkata, MANGO Haat
An exquisite collection of different varieties of mangoes curated by the chefs of ITC Sonar was presented. The festival was inaugurated by danseuse Tanushree Shankar, and included screening of a short film on the art of cutting and preparing a mango for consumption.
9th and 10th November 2013: Azimganj, Jiaganj, Lalbagh, Murshidabad Heritage Festival
Suman Sarawgi and her troupe put up a spectacular Manipuri Fire Dance performance; the legend, Padma Vibhushan Pandit Jasraj, stalwart of Indian Classical Vocal Music gave a stellar recital; Prem Jhuri from Bangladesh delighted with their Baul music and Sufi songs; Madhu Chhanda Ghosh’s recital of old Bengali lyrics and music added to the charm; The celebrations evoked the royal heritage of Murshidabad through visits to heritage sites, heritage walks, gourmet Sheherwali cuisine Boat Race on the and a grand finale of fireworks.
5th June, 2013: World Environments Day ITC Sonar, Kolkata
Members of the Governing Body along with a team of Hotel ITC Sonar planted 4 rare mango saplings in the hotel premises on the occasion of World Environment Day. The saplings planted were Chandankosa, Rani, Anaras and Asina.
June, 2013: MANGO HAAT ITC Sonar, Kolkata
Mango Haat was to be inaugurated by the internationally acclaimed Film Director Rituparno Ghosh. However, as Rituparno Ghosh passed away the day before the event, noted dancer Tanushree Shankar did the honours. She named a rare variety of Murshidabad mango sapling in honour of Rituparno’s first film, ‘Hirer Angti’.
18th April 2012, Quiz: Heritage Bengal, iLead campus
A quiz was organised to encourage students of 11 schools to think and know more about heritage and its preservation.
9th to 14th January 2012, Bengal Leads , Kolkata
MHDS was invited by te Tourism department of the Government of West Bengal to participate in the summit. Through audio-visual presentations and other displays, interest was created among various stakeholders and visitors.
15th June 2011: Behampore Youth Conference
A Youth Conference was organsied to create awareness about heritage conservation and instill values which emphasise its preservation.
29th January to 6th February 2011: CII, Kolkata Destination East
Our Society participated in Destination East, a conference organised by the Confederation of Indian Industries. Our presentation garnered a lot of interest and attention, and resulted in a cultural visit later that month with national and international tour operators, travel writers, diplomatic delegates, and other stakeholders.
17th and 18th December 2011, Murshidabad Heritage Festival, Kathgola Palace grounds Murshidabad
Close to 3000 invitees enjoyed the two-day extravanganza, with refined Sheherwali cuisine, an enthralling performance by Priti Patel and her entourage, a boat race along the Bhagirathi, painting and photography competitions, and heritage walks.
14th December 2010: Azmiganj, Murshidabad Resurgence II
Resurgence II was inaugurated by Rashtra Sant H.H. Acharya Padmasagarsuri Swarji Maharaj, Sangh Ratna Sadhvi Sri Shashi Pravaji Maharaj, and the Municipal chairman, Sri Shankar Mandal. They encouraged people to care for their rich heritage and preserve Murshidabad and its environs.
14th November 2010: Netaji Indoor Stadium, Kolkata Resurgence
The launch of the Murshidabad Heritage Development Society, Resurgence, was blessed by Rashtra Sant H.H. Acharya Padmasagarsuri Swarji Maharah and H.H. Sri Sri Ravi Shankarji. They delivered sermons to inspire the 11,000-strong audience to conserve heritage. Murshidabad and its history were the focus of the evening, through engaging audio-visual displays, a book, and a souvenir.

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