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  1. Harry Haller

    USA Local Color Courtesy Of Hola Mohalla At Livingston Sikh Festival

    LIVINGSTON — The clouds parted ways and the sun shined down upon the city of Livingston on Sunday, as thousands of people turned out for the city’s 16th annual Sikh Festival. Officially known as the Hola Mohalla festival, the event kicked off at noon at the Gurdwara Sahib Temple at 2765 Peach...
  2. aristotle

    Sikhism Film About 1984 Sikh Genocide Wins Award At Venice Film Festival

    Recently featured at the 70th Venice International Film Festival, the film Kush by Shubhashish Bhutiani– set during the 1984 anti-Sikh pogrom in New Delhi, India — has been awarded the festival’s “Best Innovative Budget” award: “Kush” was made on a shoestring budget thanks to private...
  3. findingmyway

    World Bath Literature Festival: Writers Unite Against 'worst Kind Of Stereotyping' Of Africa In The Media

    The truth about the world's most violent conflict zones isn't black or white, scary or idyllic, corrupt or democratic. Yet our media tries to make it so. This was the message from two expert, boots-on-the-ground writers about Africa at the Bath Literature Festival. As Ben Rawlence, author...
  4. spnadmin

    Arts/Society Sikhs On Film: A Guide To The 2011 Sikh International Film Festival In New York (VIDEOS)

    By Tejinder S. Bindra, President, Sikh Art & Film Foundation Sikhs are easily identified by colorful turbans and uncut hair, seen in every borough of New York City, Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut. The greater New York region is home to a half-million Sikhs. Although you’ll find Sikhs...
  5. spnadmin

    Arts/Society Sikh Art & Film Foundation Presents Sikh International Film Festival

    by Ray Pride Image is from one of the featured films (ex)Changed by Angad Singh Sikh Art & Film Foundation presents Sikh International Film Festival, Leadership Summit and Heritage Gala as part of Sikh Heritage Week, October 13-15, 2011 in New York City September 28, 2011 (New York, NY)...
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    Sikh Community In Lahore Prevented From Celebrating Festival

    Sikh community in Lahore prevented from celebrating festival Islamabad The Sikh community in the eastern city of Lahore has been barred from organising a religious celebration at a disputed gurdwara after a religious group persuaded authorities that celebrating the Muslim holy day of...
  7. spnadmin

    India Green "Hola Mohalla" Festival Planned At Punjab Gurdwara

    Chandigarh, March 12 (IANS) The Takht Keshgarh Sahib gurdwara at Anandpur Sahib and the Ropar district administration of Punjab have banned the use of plastic material and other pollutants during the Hola Mohalla celebrations at the shrine next week, an environment group official said...
  8. spnadmin

    USA Awareness Through Story-telling (Sikh Film Festival, New York)

    YouTube - Awareness through storytelling
  9. spnadmin

    New York City Sikh Arts & Film Festival

    Save the date! Buy your ticket for the Sikh Art & Film Foundation's annual Film Festival and get your front row seat to the latest independent films from a Sikh and Punjabi point of view. The winner of the Sikh Coalition's Diversity Video Competition will be premiered at this year's Film...
  10. spnadmin

    USA Sikhs Leave An Indelible Mark In Smithsonian’s Annual Folklife Festival 2010

    .J. NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON, D.C. - For the first time in 44 years of Smithsonian’s annual Folklife Festival history Sikh community from greater Washington Metropolitan area participated in various activities over ten day period. The Folklife festival is conducted by the Smithsonian...
  11. spnadmin

    Sikhism Priceless: Being A Sikh By Sat Bir Singh (Sikhnet Film Festival)

    Priceless: Being a Sikh by Sat Bir Singh (Sikhnet Film Festival) Priceless – Being a Sikh by Sat Bir Singh (Age 24) | cashback-card.info YouTube - Priceless - Being a Sikh by Sat Bir Singh (Age 24) Here is a fun Spoof on the popular television advertisement for the Mastercard (credit...
  12. Vikram singh

    Festivals Utah Sikhs Feed Homeless In Honor Of Vaisakhi Harvest Festival

    For families at some homeless shelters, being late for dinner means missing it entirely. That's why Dawn Sjoblom said she was grateful for the free food that members of the Sikh Temple in West Jordan provided Sunday afternoon for men, women and families at the Road Home in Salt Lake City. "We...
  13. Admin Singh

    The Festival Of Hola Mahalla

    The Festival of Hola Mahalla Based on an article by M S. Ahluwalia An enlightened person has no identification. Their values are universal and in tune with the timeless state of existence. This timeless state of existence can be given any name like Akal Purukh, God, Raam, Rahim, Hari...
  14. spnadmin

    Heritage Sikhs In Ireland: Gatka Demonstration At The Festival Of World Cultures

    Sikhs In Ireland: Gatka Demonstration at the Festival of World Cultures September 3, 2009 Dun Laoghaire Festival of world Cultures is Ireland's largest intercultural celebration with hundreds of art and...
  15. Admin Singh

    Festival Of War - Hola Mohalla

    With shining swords, long spears, conical turbans and twirled-up moustaches, Nihangs gallop past on frothing horses, raising clouds of dust, as they celebrate Hola Mohalla every March in Punjab. Coinciding with Holi, the festival of colour, it reminds the people about the tradition of meaningful...
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    Sikh News Festival Of Lights (The Brampton Guardian)

    Isha Gouclhi performs at Diwali Festival ceremonies recently at the KC Group's annual celebrations held at the Versailles Convention Centre. Diwali is a major Indian festival that is very significant in Hinduism, Sikhism and Jainism. More...
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    Sikh News Hollywood Gears Up For Sikh Film Festival (New Kerala)

    By Khushwant Singh, Chandigarh, Oct 24 : The Spinning Wheel Film Festival (SWFF) showcasing outstanding Sikh films and movies made by Sikh men and women the world over will get under way in Hollywood next month. More...
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    Sikh News Hollywood Gears Up For Sikh Film Festival (Calcutta News)

    The Spinning Wheel Film Festival (SWFF) showcasing outstanding Sikh films and movies made by Sikh men and women the world over will get under way in Hollywood next month. More...
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    Sikh News Hollywood Gears Up For Sikh Film Festival (IANS Via Yahoo! India News)

    Chandigarh, Oct 24 (IANS) The Spinning Wheel Film Festival (SWFF) showcasing outstanding Sikh films and movies made by Sikh men and women the world over will get under way in Hollywood next month. More...
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    Sikh News 40 Films For SikhNet's Online Festival (New Kerala)

    By Parveen Chopra, New York, Sep 15: Conceived last year to inspire Sikh youths to express their faith and make Sikhism understood in the wider world, SikhNet's Youth Film Festival has attracted 40 entries this year, which have been put online. More...
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