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Sikh New Year, Gurudwara Sahib Johannesburg

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ShareThe previous week of the 03rd April, Sunday, in association with the United Punjab of South Africa and their generous supporters State Bank of India, Jet Airways, Sharma Group and many others, the Vaisakhi Mela Festival was hosted and the footprint of Sikhism in Africa was acknowledged in the community with about 8000 Gauteng residents present to support the Vaisakhi Mela. Click here to read more about the festival as reported by the national print media edition of the Sunday Times Extra on the TIMESLIVE website, click here The Sikh New Year, 10 April 2011 The Sikh New Year Festival, which also commemmorates the founding of the Khalsa by the tenth Guru (Guru Gobind Singh) in 1699. Also spelled Baisakhi.  This auspicious ceremony in South Africa’s Gurudwara Sahib of Johannesburg started on the 8th of April culminating to the 10th …

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Nadanam, a Tribute to Gurus

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ShareNadanam – nuthana samvathsara subhakankshaluNadanam (meaning beautiful dance) was formed in September 2005. It is a dance company comprising of Bharatha Natyam graduates from various schools throughout the country, who have united in their shared passion for dance to create a company where ideas, creativity and excellence can be explored. The company aims to pursue the study of dance, with Bharatha Natyam as its base in order to research, create and present works of a high professional standard and with innovative ideas. It also serves to give qualified dancers the opportunity to nurture and develop their talent in an open environment and to also further develop Bharatha Natyam and dance, locally, nationally and internationally. A Tribute to our Gurus marks the beginning of our journey and many such offerings from the Nadanam Dance Company. The performance which is set to …

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