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AHINSA (ASSOCIATION OF HINDU STUDENTS IN AMERICA)

Bhangra  Night, Guru Nanak Jayanti - Nov 10th, 2011

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Bhangra is a traditional Indian dance performed in the state of Punjab,India. Bhangra celebrates the feeling of happiness and joy. Ahinsa had organized Bhangra Night on 10th November 2011. The night celebrated the his holiness saint Gurunanak Sahib's birth anniversary. A "Langar" service, offering free food was also organized at university's Lutheran Centre. The food was sponsored by the Passage to India restaurant. The dance night was held at the Hughes Metropolitan Complex. Sardar Sri Charanjeet Singh and Dr. Ravi Pendse were the guest of honour. Dr. Prem Bajaj, Faculty Founder of Ahinsa was also present. Sardar Sri Charanjeet Singh gave a very appropriate note on the teachings of his holiness saint Gurunanak Sahib. Dr. Pendse also spoke to enlighten the gathering about the significance of having different cultures getting together on an international scene. Finally Dr. Bajaj gave certificates of appreciation to some of the ahinsa members who had worked hard for the success of events. At last Rhydun a dance group consisting of Indian Students performed a splendid model Bhangra dance and then the gathering enjoyed dancing to the tunes of traditional Punjabi music. The The pictures of the event can be seen by clicking on the following link to the album.

 

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Bhangra performance by Rhydhun