Tag Archives: gatka

Punjabis enthrall international audience with bhangra, gatka

Phagwara, Punjab: Folklore is a universal language and world folk festivals create a platform of international friendship and culture of peace. Punjabis, who had just come back to Punjab, after attending an international folk festival in Tula region of Russia, ...

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Sikhs and Shastars” seminar in Surrey

Surrey, Vancouver: Guru Nanak Academy in Surrey, BC hosted a seminar called “Sikhs and Shastars”. The seminar, organized by Shaheed Baba Deep Singh Ji Gatka Akhara (Surrey) and Khalsa Sewa Dal (India), was in commemoration of the Janam Divas of ...

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Sticks, swords and skill keys to Sikh martial art

Toronto, Canada: It was definitely love at first sight, Jacob Maxwell’s friends say. The 21-year-old York University student was having lunch at the student centre when he peeked outside and saw men in colourful turbans, holding sticks and swords, form ...

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