rabindra sadan

Situated on the southeast corner of the Maidan. The Rabindra Sadan is the seat of Bengali - culture where every evening, drama cultural programmes & exhibitions are held.

Rabindra Sadan, even though its stands near brilliant historical monuments like Victoria Memorial, has manages to retain its own unique identity, of being the centre of Bangla art and culture. The foundation stone of this cultural centre was laid in 1961; however it started functioning from October 1967 only. The complex currently comprises of the Rabindra Sadan stage, Nandan, Bangla Academy and Gaganendra Prodorshonshala.It is the place where majority of Bangla drama, cultural programmes and exhibitions are held, on a regular basis. In fact, the place is a major of entertainment for the Bengali society. Different plays, dramas and stage performances are held here every evening. Apart from this, many popular film festivals are also organized at this place.