About Tri State Durga Puja

Durga puja is an autumn festival celebrated by Bengalis all over the world. In 1985, the residents of the Tri-State region of Southwestern Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana started jointly celebrating Durga Puja in this region. The 1985 and 1986 events were held in private homes in Kentucky and Indiana. In 1987, the event was held publicly in Dayton, where the name 'Tri-State Durga Puja’ was officially adopted and in 1990, it was held for the first time in Cincinnati.

The event serves as an annual meeting place for about 1000 people bound by emotion and nostalgia for the cultural traditions of the country of origin of their forefathers, and is a testament to the continuing cooperation and friendship between them.

Onsite registration will be open at 8:30 am.

Our volenteers will be at the registeration desk to assist you with your registration. There will be seperate counters for participating cities. Please wait at the counter allocated for your residing city and collect the registration packet. The registration packet specially made for you will include Sharadiya magazine, your name tags, food coupon etc.

Morning puja will start at sharp 9:00 am.

The puja will be conducted by our very own Daytonian, Prof. Monish R. Chatterjee and Dr. Sabyasachi Ganguli.

The Pushpanjali (Prayer and Flower offereing to Goddess Durga) will be held after the morning puja.

Although we will be conducting the Pushpanjali multiple times to accomodate everyone, we request you to be there in time for the Pushpanjali. This will help to organize other events in time.

After the puja, volenteers will share Prasad (god blessed food).

Kid's friendly food.

The puja committee will arrange special food for kids. Please mention your childrens age in the registration, so that we can properly arrange kids lunch.

First day's lunch will include vegetarian food

Following same traditon as other years, we will be serving hot Kichuri and vegetarian food in the lunch.

The afternoon cultural program

The talented young and adults of the Tri-State area aim to enthrall you by their performances

The evening snacks will be provided with tea.

You will be enjoying refreshing tea with yummy delighful snacks.

Evening adoration and worship of the Goddess

Evening puja and arati will start after the snack and afternoon cultural program. Enjoy the Arati with drum the beats.

Collective dancing synchronized with the rhythmic drum beats

Like every year we will be organizing friendly Dhunuchi Naach competition and Shank (blow the horn) competition among our participating cities. Make sure to prepare your team ahead of time.

Enjoy the finest Bengali Cuisine with your friends and family.

The dinner menu will include many Bengali dishes including everyone's favorite goat curry. If you prefer vegetarian food, please mention that in your registration.

The day will end with the Cultural Program.

Day 2 will start with morning breakfast.

Nabami and Dashami puja will be held in the morning

Nabami Pushpajali will be conducted and Prasad will shared with puja participants.

Who can blow the conch-shell longest?

Bring your best talents for Shankha competition.

Bid farewell to the Mother Goddess for this year and welcome her for next year.

Tri State Durga Puja committee general meeting.

Tri State Durga Puja committee members from different cities will meet to discuss next year's puja.

Kids Lunch will be served at this time.

Day 2 Lunch

Puja will end with second day Cultural Program

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ARTISTS

Shovan Ganguly

Somchanda Bhattacharya

Tri State Durga Puja is a non-profit organization and its success depends on contribution from our community members. Like every year, this year also we are approaching you for your generous contribution. We appreciate your support immensely. Following are different donation categories.


Register before August 15th to take advantage of Early Bird Price. We prefer you to register online. If you have used online registration last year, we have your information already in our database. Please click on the 'Online Registration' button below to log in to your account and complete this year's registration. If you prefer paper registration, please download the form in your computer by clicking on the 'Paper Registration' button. Mail the form and the check to Indira Roy, 2832 Maginn Drive, Beavercreek, OH- 45434.

Please note that standard family registration includes two adults (parents) and dependent children up to the age of 25. Young adults of age 26 and above, and spouses of all married children, will need to register separately. Sponsors at the Gold, Diamond and Platinum levels can register up to 4 adults that are family members, under the same registration.

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Frequently Asked Question

Yes, we will provide separate food for kids between age 5 to 12.
We accept check and Paypal.
Yes, you need to contact us 10 days before Puja for full refund.
Yes, you can mention that in the registration form.

Venue info

Address: Northmont High School, 4916 National Road, Clayton, OH 45315

Phone: (937) 401-0051 (Voice & Text)

Email: info@tristatedurgapuja.org