Welcome to BANC

Welcome to BANC, a 501(c)(3) organization, the official website of Bengali Association of North Carolina.

About Us

Bengali Association of North Carolina (BANC) is a cultural, charitable, social, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Bengali culture, education and social activities in and around the state of North Carolina. We welcome everybody interested in our culture and heritage to join us. Membership is open to any individual who subscribes to BANC’s mission. We pride ourselves in the rich cultural, social and networking experience we provide for the 200 or so member families that call this part of the world their home.

The history of BANC goes back all the way to 1988, when the organization was first known as North Carolina Bengali Association or NCBA and an executive committee formed. In 2008, we were recognized as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

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Upcoming 2015 Events

Durga Puja 2015 – Oct 16, 17 & 18 – East Chapel Hill High School
Details: TBA

BANC  presents Srikanto Acharya as our featured artist!
Mark your calendar for the biggest event of the year!

To purchase your pass for pujo, learn more about the schedule and programs, please click here.