News Release: 2017 Whitehorse Bhangra Concert

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Yukon Punjabi Bhangra Society is proud to present Bhangra dance concert starring Gurdeep Pandher.

Also, featuring bhangra with Gurdeep Pandher’s students, bhangra on Irish-Scottish music (Also featuring Punjabi bhangra dance on Traditional Irish and Scottish Set Music by the band “Crooked Folk” with band members Jerome McIntyre, Keitha Clark, and Bj MacLean,, bhangra with Yukon fiddle students from Fiddleheads (in collaboration with teacher Keitha Clark), bhangra with Yukon College students, bhangra dance with First Nations’ dancers, bhangra with highland dancers (In collaboration with Fiddleheads), bhangra by Extremely Moving Youth Society, EMYS (In collaboration with  Leaping Feats/Project In-charge: Katie Lynn), Bhangra-Blues Fusion Dance Blenders (In collaboration Emily Payne) and much more.

Therefore, this will be a unique and multifaceted concert in many ways.

The concert will also celebrate the Sikh culture and heritage in the Yukon.

The concert will also promote the Yukon’s inter-cultural harmony and friendship with the tagline “Diversity Over Division” and will inspire all Yukoners to celebrate their cultures together. Cultures are our roots and friendships are our branches. That’s how we all co-exist.

Bhangra was originated in Punjab. Punjab was an independent country with the capital in Lahore before it was colonized by the British Government in 1849. It remained a part of the British Government from 1849 to 1947. It became a state in India after Independence from the British Government and Punjab partition in 1947.

Date: Dec 14, 2017
Venue: Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon
Time: 7 PM
Ticket Price: $25

For more info about the concert, please visit Gurdeep.ca

Please follow this link to buy the tickets!