ThePuja.App is a Not for Profit venture which uses state-of-the-art technology to spread the essence of Kolkats's Durga Puja across the globe using the awesome power of Virtual Reality since 2013. We are a passionate bunch of Bengalis who toil hard to bring the best of Kolkats's Durga puja at your fingertips.
While our main goal for the past seven years has been to bring create a Global recognization of Kolkata's Durga Puja, 2020 made us more responsible as we got hit by the global pandemic. Now it is our responsibility and priority that our Durga Puja enthusiasts stay-at-home and watch-from-home through our 360° pandal hopping interface.
We promise to do our best to cover as many Pandals this year (our target min 50)
While there are many similar apps coming into play this pandemic, we continue to claim as the only original one which is non-profit with no change in our working model whatsoever due to the pandemic. Which means, you can still use our app for free with no hidden fees. Our intention is to only ensure that you stay home and we do all that is needed to make sure that you still don’t miss the pandal hopping saga.
Our Maskat - The heritage, culture, sentiment and creativity associated with Kolkata's Durga Puja need more recognition, acknowledgement and admiration across the globe - that is our only mission. If you can relate to this mission, we would like you to join us in this journey. Let’s collaborate and build a community that is inclusive, creative and knows what they want. Please remember that we don’t ‘hire’ people, we simply make you a part of the Puja app community. So you choose how you want to contribute with no strings but only a mission to hold us together. Let’s spread this beautiful experience and celebration that Durga Puja is, like we have seen it since our childhood. Let’s take the world to a walk down our memory lane.
Durga Puja, the biggest festival of Eastern India, has been made globally popular by its spectacular Kolkata brand of celebrations. This week-long sensory extravaganza is now India's official nomination for a pride of place in the 'Intangible Cultural Heritage' (ICH) list for 2020, recognized by the UNESCO.