Global Performers Unite at Downtown Bhangra

Global Performers Unite to Bring Us

Downtown Bhangra

A mash up of musical and cultural expressions, Downtown Bhangra brings two days of incredible talents from around the globe. Downtown Bhangra is a two day event stretching over June 7th and 8th. Come stop by this FREE event to celebrate the music, history and culture of Bhangra! Let your worries slide and indulge in the largest event that the HSBC City of Bhangra Festival has to offer. These two nights will be filled with hundreds of dancers, dozens of musicians and thousands of attendees creating an energy like no other. Downtown Bhangra brings artists such as Saini Surinder, Gupsy AujlaD-SarbShavaSunil KalyanInder KoonerDJ Anjali and the Incredible Kid and features bhangra teams from New York, Pittsburgh, California, Metro Vancouver and a special performance by the HSBC Bank Canada Bhangra Team. Experience the energy that Downtown Bhangra brings!

Date: Friday, June 7th
Time: 6:00 pm – 10:00 p.m
Admission: Compliments of VIBC. Donation's Welcome

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Date: Saturday, June 8th
Time: 12:00 pm – 10:00 p.m
Admission: Compliments of VIBC. Donation's Welcome

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Mashing Up And Throwing Down With InFlux

The month of June kick-starts with Influx and VIBC Media Mehfil Night. As a part of the Spectatular Sangeet Exhibition at the Surrey Art Gallery, this night will have entertainment on all avenues with a little twist on the original, from live music mash-ups, hip-hop dance battles and art projections. This informal gathering of digital media artists, musicians and dancers brings together new collaborations grounded in mehfil’s emphasis on improvisation, collaboration, and a sense of play. Performers include the Finnish bhangra group Shava, Mohamed Assani, DJ A-Slam and more.
Ages 19+, beverages will be available for purchase at the venue.

Date: Saturday, June 1th
Time: 8:00 pm – 10:00 p.m
Admission: By donation of $5 minimum per person at the door

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We Celebrate Our Culture During Asian Heritage Month

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The month of May brings many beautiful things like sunshine and celebrations. In particular, we celebrate Asian Heritage Month. As part of the South Asian culture, we at VIBC are and continue to be proud supporters of Asian Heritage Month. To recognize the many unique contributions of all Asian cultures Asian Heritage Month events will highlight a traditional Korean dance festival, the Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration Society's rePercussion at the HSBC City of Bhangra Festival, literary events, and the 4th annual Generation One Art Exhibition. For more information about the AHM events, visit the Georgia Straight online.

 

 

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