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Running Order for 2019 Bhangra Show

Important Dates and Times:

  • Dress Rehearsal:
    • Fri, Nov 22 (7 PM to 9 PM) at Yukon Arts Centre
      • Meeting Time at Main-Stage: 6:45 PM
  • Show:
    • Sat, Nov 23 (7 PM to 9 PM) at Yukon Arts Centre
      • Meeting Time at Back Dress Rooms: 5:30 PM

Bhangra – Dance of Punjab (Running Order)

Sound & Tech: Text in brown colour starting with ¶¶ is for you.


6:30 PM – 7:00: Before Concert Bhangra Music

¶¶ by Yukon Arts Centre sound tech team


7:00 PM (Sharp) – Show Starts with MC RP Singh on the Stage

Who: Invitation to The Commissioner of Yukon Hon. Madame Angélique Bernard to stage.
Activity: Commissioner of Yukon, Madame Bernard, will make a one-minute speech show opening speech.


7:03 PM – MC RP Singh

Who: Invitation to Gurdeep Pandher to say show-opening words
Activity: Gurdeep will say a few words in just one-minute with Hello, Bonjour, Sat Shiri Akaal and Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh, Comment allez-vous by acknowledging that we are on the traditional territory of Kwanlin Dün First Nation and the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council and say very briefly about the bhangra dance form/brief history and will thank to sponsors, volunteers, students and Canada and Yukon Government.


7:05 PM – MC RP Singh (SONG: Mahi Mera)

  • Who on stage: Gurdeep Pandher and Krisandra Reid
  • Activity: Group Bhangra Dance
  • ¶¶ Song/Music: (01) Mahi Mera
  • ¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)

7:10 PM – MC RP Singh (Crooked Folk, Highland dance, Bhangra Dance, SONG: Lewis Blvd)

Who: Crooked Folk, Gurdeep’s Dance Students, and Klondike Highland Dancers
Activity: Irish Music, Highland Dance and Bhangra will be fused together.
¶¶ Song/Music: Lewis Blvd
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: This is live music)


7:15 PM – MC RP Singh (Bhangra on the song Pagg by Rise, Focus, and Fly)

Who: Rise, Focus, and Fly (30 Youths)
Activity – Bhangra by ONLY Rise, Focus, and Fly students
¶¶ Song/Music: (02) Pagg
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


7:20 PM PM – MC RP Singh (SONG: Phulkari by Gurdeep’s bhangra dance students)

Who: Gurdeep’s bhangra dance students (1) Hanne Michiels, (2) Amanda O’Connor, (3) Maude Craig, (4) Gurdeep Pandher, (5) Laurence Berube, (6) Caitlin January, (7) Katelyn Sheldon, (8) Ruth O’Beirne, (9) Melissa Wood (10) Christina Laing, (11) Collyn Lovelace, (12) Jessica Rushant, (13) Jody Overduin, (14) Ana Rita Garcia
Activity: Group Bhangra Dance
¶¶ Song/Music: (03) Phulkari
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


First Video: Canadian Armed Forces and Gurdeep Collaboration 


7:25 PM – Bhangra to Midnight Sun Pipe Band

Who: Midnight Sun Pipe Band and Gurdeep’s bhangra dance students (1) Hanne Michiels, (2) Amanda O’Connor, (3) Maude Craig, (4) Gurdeep Pandher, (5) Laurence Berube, (6) Caitlin January, (7) Katelyn Sheldon, (8) Ruth O’Beirne, (9) Melissa Wood (10) Christina Laing, (11) Collyn Lovelace, (12) Jessica Rushant, (13) Jody Overduin, (14) Ana Rita Garcia
Activity: Midnight Sun Pipe Band and Bhangra Dance will be fused together.
¶¶ Song/Music:
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: This is live music)


7:30 PM – MC RP Singh (The Hibernation and Bhangra Combo)

Who: Jordan Patrick, Sarah Waters, Jerome McIntyre, Anne-Marie Lemaire from The Hibernation Band. Bhangra dance will be by Gurdeep Pandher and Veronique Lachance.
Activity: Bhangra Dancers will dance to Live The Hibernation Band music.
¶¶ Song/Music: ———————
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: this is live music)


7:35 PM – MC RP Singh (Bhangra by Gurdeep and Veronique)

Who: Gurdeep Pandher and Veronique Lachance
Activity – Gurdeep Pandher and Veronique Lachance dance Bhangra to Naag song
¶¶ Song/Music: (04) Naag
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


7:45 PM – MC RP Singh (SONG: Singh Naal Jodi, Bhangra Students and Rise, Focus, and Fly will dance together)

Who: (All Rise, Focus, and Fly  Students/ Gurdeep’s Bhangra Students: (1) Hanne Michiels, (2) Amanda O’Connor, (3) Maude Craig, (4) Gurdeep Pandher, (5) Laurence Berube, (6) Caitlin January, (7) Katelyn Sheldon, (8) Ruth O’Beirne, (9) Melissa Wood (10) Christina Laing, (11) Collyn Lovelace, (12) Jessica Rushant, (13) Jody Overduin, (14) Ana Rita Garcia
Activity: Group Bhangra Dance on song Singh Naal Jodi.
¶¶ Song/Music: (05) Singh Naal Jodi.
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


7:55 PM – MC RP Singh will announce intermission which will start at 7:55 PM

 

INTERMISSION for 15 minutes (from 7:55 PM to 8:10 PM)

 

8:10 PM – MC RP Singh will come on the stage to invite everyone to rejoin


8:10 PM – MC RP Singh (The Hibernation and Bhangra)

Who: Jordan Patrick, Sarah Waters, Jerome McIntyre, Anne-Marie Lemaire from The Hibernation Band. Gurdeep’s bhangra dance students (1) Hanne Michiels, (2) Amanda O’Connor, (3) Maude Craig, (4) Gurdeep Pandher, (5) Ruth O’Beirne, (6) Ana Rita Garcia
Activity: Bhangra Dancers will dance to Live The Hibernation Band music.
¶¶ Song/Music: ———————
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: this is live music)


8:15 PM – MC RP Singh (SONG: Antenna, Yukon College Bhangra)

Who: Janna van Kessel, Darby McIntyre, Gurdeep Pandher, Véronique Lachance
Activity: Bhangra by Yukon College Students
¶¶ Song/Music: 06-Antenna
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


8:20 PM – MC RP Singh (Yukon College YNTEP, Future Teachers, Students Bhangra) 

Who: Thor, Devin, Connor, Dwight, Véronique, Marie, Janvier, Han, Preethy, Gurdeep
Activity: Bhangra by Yukon College YNTEP Students
¶¶ Song/Music: 07-Dhol drum music
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


8:25 PM – MC RP Singh (Crooked Folk with song Harvest Home/Frost is All Over and Gurdeep’s students will dance to the tunes)

Who: (Crooked Folks Group Jerome McIntyre, Keitha Clark, BJ MacLean and Marie Gallagher) with Gurdeep’s bhangra dance students (1) Hanne Michiels, (2) Amanda O’Connor, (3) Maude Craig, (4) Gurdeep Pandher, (5) Laurence Berube, (6) Caitlin January, (7) Katelyn Sheldon, (8) Ruth O’Beirne, (9) Melissa Wood (10) Christina Laing, (11) Collyn Lovelace, (12) Jessica Rushant, (13) Jody Overduin, (14) Ana Rita Garcia
Activity: Irish Music and Bhangra will be fused together.
¶¶ Song/Music: Harvest Home/Frost is All Over
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: this is live music)


8:30 PM – Bhangra by Gurdeep and Ana Rita Garcia

Who: Gurdeep Pandher and Ana Rita Garcia
Activity: Bhangra dance
¶¶ Song/Music: 08-Rangla Punjab
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


8:35 PM – MC RP Singh (Bhangra and Highland Dance Mashup)

Who: Gurdeep’s bhangra dance students (1) Hanne Michiels, (2) Amanda O’Connor, (3) Maude Craig, (4) Gurdeep Pandher, (5) Laurence Berube, (6) Caitlin January, (7) Katelyn Sheldon, (8) Ruth O’Beirne, (9) Melissa Wood (10) Christina Laing, (11) Collyn Lovelace, (12) Jessica Rushant, (13) Jody Overduin, (14) Ana Rita Garcia and Klondike Highland Dancers.
Activity: Bhangra Dance and Highland Dance will be fused together.
¶¶ Song/Music: 09- Mix-Bhangra-Highland Music
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


(Second Video: Old Crow Video Chief Dana and Gurdeep dancing together)


8:40 PM – MC RP Singh (Japanese Taiko Drums and Bhangra)

Who: (Japanese Taiko Drums from Japanese Canadian Association of Yukon (JCAY) with Gurdeep’s bhangra dance students (1) Gurdeep Pandher, (2) Jody Overduin, (3) Ruth O’Beirne, (4) Christina Laing
Activity: Japanese Taiko Drums and Bhangra Mashup
¶¶ Song/Music: Live music
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: this is live music)


8:45 PM – Punjabi Dhol Drum, Bagpipe, and Bhangra

Who: Jerome McIntyre (with Punjabi Dhol Drum) Jordan Patrick (with Bagpipes), and Gurdeep Pandher with Bhangra. Graeme Campbell with dance along in Kilt.
Activity – Bhangra and Punjabi Dhol Drum, Bagpipe, and Bhangra
¶¶ Song/Music: This is live music by musicians on the stage.
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: this is live music)


7:48 PM – Bhangra to Midnight Sun Pipe Band

Who: Midnight Sun Pipe Band and Gurdeep’s bhangra dance students (1) Hanne Michiels, (2) Amanda O’Connor, (3) Maude Craig, (4) Gurdeep Pandher, (5) Laurence Berube, (6) Caitlin January, (7) Katelyn Sheldon, (8) Ruth O’Beirne, (9) Melissa Wood (10) Christina Laing, (11) Collyn Lovelace, (12) Jessica Rushant, (13) Jody Overduin, (14) Ana Rita Garcia
Activity: Midnight Sun Pipe Band and Bhangra Dance will be fused together.
¶¶ Song/Music:
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: This is live music)


8:52 PM – MC RP Singh (SONG: Pind Da Nazara)

Who: Gurdeep’s bhangra dance students (1) Hanne Michiels, (2) Amanda O’Connor, (3) Maude Craig, (4) Gurdeep Pandher, (5) Laurence Berube, (6) Caitlin January, (7) Katelyn Sheldon, (8) Ruth O’Beirne, (9) Melissa Wood (10) Christina Laing, (11) Collyn Lovelace, (12) Jessica Rushant, (13) Jody Overduin, (14) Ana Rita Garcia
Activity: Group Bhangra dance to the song “Pind Da Nazara”.
¶¶ Song/Music: 10-Pind Da Nazara
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


8:55 PM –  Grand Finale and Thanks

Who: MC RP Singh will invite all the performers and The Commissioner to the stage. There will be brief all-performers and guests dance on the stage. The audience will be requested to dance along. Photographer Crystal Schick will take group photos and Gurdeep Pandher will be the MC for the last two minutes!

Activity: Closing thanks by Gurdeep Pandher and the people will be requested to join the dance party in the Arts Centre lobby.
¶¶ Song/Music: 11, 12 and maybe 13
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: You guys will play this song when all-performers are dancing)


9:00 PM – 11 PM- DANCE PARTY in Lobby

(With DJ and some fun/casual bagpiping by Midnight Sun Pipe Band in the Arts Centre Lobby + some bonus Dhol drumming by Jerome McIntyre)


Group/Band Members:

Bhangra Dancers

(Leaping Feats):

(1) Hanne Michiels, (2) Amanda O’Connor, (3) Maude Craig, (4) Gurdeep Pandher, (5) Laurence Berube, (6) Caitlin January, (7) Katelyn Sheldon, (8) Ruth O’Beirne, (9) Melissa Wood (10) Christina Laing, (11) Collyn Lovelace, (12) Jessica Rushant, (13) Jody Overduin, (14) Ana Rita Garcia

(Two people dance): Véronique Lachance, Krisandra Reid, Ana Rita Garcia

(Yukon College): Janna van Kessel, Darby McIntyre, Véronique Lachance, Gurdeep Pandher


Crooked Folk

Keitha Clark, BJ MacLean, Jerome McIntyre, Marie Gallagher

Will be playing:

  1. Harvest Home/Frost is All Over
  2. Lewis Blvd (highland dancers)

The Hibernation:

Jordan Patrick Lincez, Sarah Waters, Anne-Marie Lemaire, Jerome McIntyre


Rise, Focus, and Fly (30 Youths):

Coordinators: Valerie Herdes, Michaëla St-Pierre


Klondike Highland Dancers:

Coordinators: Errinlee


Midnight Sun Pipe Band:

Patrick Ross, Jordan Patrick Lincez, Andy McLeod, Brian MacDonald, Britnee Wallace, Bruce Thomson, Dawn Lammer, Finlay McRae, Gerry Piper, Ian Fraser, Ian Angus,  Jesse Dunford, Keitha, Kristina,  Lisa Ross, Mary Beaton, Matt White, Pat Egan, Patricia McClelland, Peter Etherton, Peter Zwikirsch, Ryan Gerolami, Wayne Smyth, Wyatt Dunford


Kilt Dancer (Scottish Highland Dress):

Graeme Campbell


Japanese Drums (Taiko):

Fumi Torigai and his friends from the Japanese Canadian Association of Yukon (JCAY)


Yukon College YNTEP (Future Teachers) Students:

Thor, Devin, Connor, Dwight, Véronique, Marie, Janvier, Han, Preethy, Gurdeep


Other Show Supporting Friends:

MC: RP Singh
DJ: Alec Luna
Stage Manager: Janvier Elysse
Photography: Crystal Schick Photography
Videography: Jake Paleczny
Videography (Second camera): Graydon Keenan
GoPro Camera: Manni Ambarsriya
YAC Sound-Tech: Josh Jansen
YAC Sound/ event Coordinator: Josh Jansen
Lights: Patrick Amyotte
Presenter/Producer: Gurdeep Pandher

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Big Announcement: 2019 Bhangra Concert

Gurdeep Pandher is pleased to announce that the 2019 Bhangra Concert is happening at Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, on Saturday, November 23, 2019, from 7 PM to 9 PM. Immediately after the concert, from 9:30 PM to 11:00 PM, there will be free-style Bhangra dance with DJ Dash in the Arts Centre lobby for the audience to participate and dance along with everyone.

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Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) | Gurdeep Pandher | Celebrating Diversity/Inclusion via Bhangra

Canadian Armed Forces and Gurdeep Pandher collaborated to create this Punjabi Bhangra dance video to celebrate diversity and inclusion in The Canadian Forces. Soldiers from different backgrounds make “One Force” with “One Love” for Canada and Canadians. Share it to celebrate “Diversity in our National Defence and Military”!

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Running Order for 2018 Bhangra Show

Bhangra – Dance of Punjab (Abbreviated Running Order)

NOTE: ONLY PERFORMERS SHOULD READ THIS


6:30 PM – 7:00: Before Concert Bhangra Music

by Yukon Arts Centre sound tech team


7:00 PM (Sharp) – Show Starts with Inauguration by MC Jacob Zimmer

Who: Invitation to The Commissioner of Yukon Hon. Madame Angélique Bernard to stage.
Activity:  The Commissioner Madame Bernard will make a one-minute speech show opening speech.


7:03 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer

Who: Invitation to Gurdeep Pandher to say a few words
Activity: Gurdeep will say a few words in just one-minute with Hello, Bonjour, Sat Shiri Akaal and Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh by acknowledging that we are on the traditional territory of Kwanlin Dün First Nation and the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council and say very briefly about the bhangra dance form/brief history and will thank to sponsors, volunteers, students and Yukon Government.
Kama Sava


7:05 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer (SONG: Vanjhali Vaja)

WHO: Gurdeep Pandher and Véronique Lachance
Activity: Group Bhangra Dance
¶¶ Song/Music: (01) Vanjhali Vaja [Van-jh-lee Vaja]
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


7:10 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer (Crooked Folk, Highland dance, Bhangra Dance, SONG: Atholl Highlanders)

Who: (Crooked Folks Group Jerome McIntyre, Keitha Clark, BJ MacLean and Simon Crelli) with Brianna Heal doing highland dance (Gurdeep Pandher and will do Bhangra)
Activity: Irish Music, Highland Dance and Bhangra will be fused together.
¶¶ Song/Music: Atholl Highlanders
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: This is live music)


7:15 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer (Bhangra on the song Pagg by EMYS)

Who: Extremely Moving Youth Society
Activity – Bhangra by ONLY Extremely Moving Youth Society students
¶¶ Song/Music: (02) Pagg
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


7:20 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer will announce Lianne Cranfield and Gurdeep Pandher Song. 

Who: Gurdeep Pandher and Lianne Cranfield will sing the song. Audrey Sawyer, Véronique Lachance, Panya Lipovsky, and Lorraine Donovan will do Bhangra dancing to the song. 
Activity: Both will sing a live song “When Folks Dance Bhangra” and Gurdeep students will dance Bhangra to the Tunes.
¶¶ Song/Music: (03) When Folks Dance Bhangra (instrumental song)
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: This is half live and half recorded. You guys will play the instrumental song)


First Video: Watson Lake Students Dancing Bhangra on Pink Shirt Day


7:25 PM PM – MC Jacob Zimmer (SONG: Mela by bhangra dance students)

Who: (Audrey Sawyer, Véronique Lachance, Panya Lipovsky, Lorraine Donovan, and Gurdeep Pandher)
Activity: Group Bhangra Dance
¶¶ Song/Music: (04) Mela [Maila]
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


Second Video: Bhangra Can-Can Video


7:35 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer (Bhangra and Can-Can Dance Mix)

Who: Gurdeep Pandher, Kultej Gill and Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Can-Can Line.
Activity: Yukon’s Can-Can Dance and Bhangra Dance will be fused together.
¶¶ Song/Music: (05) A-CanCan Donne-Moi une Vie-with-BHANGRA
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


7:40 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer (The Hibernation and Bhangra)

Who: Jordan Patrick, Sarah Waters, Jerome McIntyre, Anne-Marie Lemaire from The Hibernation Band. Gurdeep Pandher and Audrey Sawyer from Bhangra Team.
Activity: Bhangra Dancers will dance to Live The Hibernation Band music. 
¶¶ Song/Music: ———————
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: this is live music)


7:45 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer (SONG: Soorma, Bhangra Students and Extremely Moving Youth Society will dance together)

Who: (All EMYS  Students/ All Bhangra Students: (Audrey Sawyer, Véronique Lachance, Panya Lipovsky, Lorraine Donovan, and Gurdeep Pandher)
Activity: Group Bhangra Dance on song Soorma.
¶¶ Song/Music: (06) Soorma.
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


7:50 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer (Bhangra by Yukon College Students)

Who: Gurdeep Pandher, Kultej Singh Gill, and Manpreet Singh
Activity – Students from Yukon College will dance Bhangra.
¶¶ Song/Music: (07)-Hu Haal Ve-Kamli-Combined
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


(Third Video: Dawson City Video)


7:55 PM – MC Jacob Zimmber will announce intermission which will start at 7:55 PM

 

INTERMISSION for 15 minutes (from 7:55 PM to 8:10 PM).


8:09 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer will come on the stage to invite everyone to rejoin.

8:10 PM – MC will ask Mayor Dan Curtis make his 2-minute speech.


(Fourth Video: Hockey Bhangra)


8:15 PM – Hockey Bhangra

Who: Whitehorse Minor Hockey Team (With Coach Mike Nemeth, Coach Kirk Price, Hockey Students and Good Deeds Yukon) and Gurdeep Pandher
Activity: Whitehorse Minor Hockey will dance Bhangra with Gurdeep Pandher
¶¶ Song/Music: 08-Ice-Hockey-Bhangra
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


8:20 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer (Crooked Folk, Highland dance, Bhangra Dance, SONG: Star of Munster (Jerome on Bodran) and Drowsy Maggie (Jerome on Dhol)

Who: (Crooked Folks Group Jerome McIntyre, Keitha Clark, BJ MacLean and Simon Crelli) with (Gurdeep Pandher, Shyloh van Delft, Audrey Sawyer, Véronique Lachance, Panya Lipovsky will do Bhangra)
Activity: Irish Music, Highland Dance and Bhangra will be fused together.
¶¶ Song/Music: Star of Munster and Drowsy Maggie
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: this is live music)


8:25 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer (Bhangra and Can-Can Dance Mix)

Who: Gurdeep Pandher, Audrey Sawyer, Véronique Lachance, Panya Lipovsky, and Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Can-Can Line.
Activity: Yukon’s Can-Can Dance and Bhangra Dance will be fused together.
¶¶ Song/Music: 09-B-CanCan Can Can-with-BHANGRA
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


8:30 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer (SONG: Smile, Yukon College Bhangra)

Who: Shyloh van Delft and Gurdeep Pandher.
Activity: Bhangra by Yukon College Student.
¶¶ Song/Music: 10-Smile
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


(Fifth Video: Sometimes Days are Long, Sometimes Nights)


8:35 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer (SONG: Pagg Dian Pooniyan)

Who: Gurdeep Pandher and Véronique Lachance
Activity: Group dance to the song “Pagg Dian Pooniyan”.
¶¶ Song/Music: 11-Pagg-Diyan-Pooniya
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: you guys will play this)


8:40 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer (The Hibernation and Bhangra)

Who: Jordan Patrick, Sarah Waters, Jerome McIntyre, Anne-Marie Lemaire from The Hibernation Band. Gurdeep Pandher and Panya Lipovsky from Bhangra Team.
Activity: Bhangra Dancers will dance to Live The Hibernation Band music. 
¶¶ Song/Music: ———————
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: this is live music)


8:45 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer (Punjabi-French Short Play “Titanic-2”)

Who: Gurdeep Pandher and Véronique Lachance
Activity: Entertaining Mini-Play in Punjabi, French and English
¶¶ Song/Music: (1) Punjabi-French-Play-1-French-Music, (2) Punjabi-French-Play-2-Bollywood-Music (3) Punjabi-French-Play-3-Titanic-Music
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: There is a folder named “Titanic-2-Short-Play” where you will see 3 files. You will play these 3 files according to the acts in the play)


(Sixth Video: EMR Bhangra Video)


8:50 PM – Punjabi Dhol Drum, Bagpipe, and Bhangra

Who: Jerome McIntyre (with Punjabi Dhol Drum) Jordan Patrick (with Bagpipes), and Gurdeep Pandher with Bhangra.
Activity – Bhangra and Punjabi Dhol Drum, Bagpipe, and Bhangra
¶¶ Song/Music: This is live music by musicians on the stage.
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: this is live music)


9:00 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer will invite Yukon’s Deputy Premier Hon. Ranj Pillai to make a 2-minute speech.

Who: Deputy Premier Hon. Ranj Pillai
Activity – The Commissioner will make one-minute long speech.
¶¶ Song/Music: No Music Required.
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: No Music Required.)


9:05 PM – MC Jacob Zimmer will invite all the performers and The Commissioner, The Minister and The Mayor, and Elizabeth Hanson (Opposition Leader in the Assembly) to the stage. There will be brief all-performers and guests dance dance on the stage. Audience will be requested to dance along. Photographer Christian Kuntz will take group photos and Gurdeep Pandher will be the MC for last two-minutes!

Closing thank you to all!

Activity: Closing thanks by Gurdeep Pandher and the people will be requested to join the dance party in the Arts Centre lobby.
¶¶ Song/Music: Virsa
¶¶ (NOTE TO YAC SOUND TECH: You guys will play this song when all-performers are dancing)


9:10 PM –🕺💃 DANCE PARTY 💃🕺
(With DJ Daniel Ashley)


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MC: Jacob Zimmer (Artistic Director from Nakai Theatre)
DJ: Daniel Ashley AKA DJ DASH (Dash Music)
Stage Manager: Jeff Wolosewich (From The Dark Fruits)
Photography: Christian Kuntz Photography
Videography: Naomi Hajian
Videography (Second camera): Marten Berkman
YAC Sound-Tech: Mike Wilson – mike.wilson@yac.ca
YAC Sound/ event Coordinator: Josh Jansen – josh.jansen@yac.ca
Lights: Christopher Ross
Presenter/Producer: Gurdeep Pandher


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Bhangra Show -2018

Gurdeep Pandher is pleased and honoured to announce that the Bhangra Show is happening at Yukon Arts Centre in Whitehorse on December 18, 2018. When there is cold season around, we warm up the Christmas spirit with high-energy Bhangra moves. We bring delights and make faces smile. Not only we celebrate the Sikh cultural dance in the Yukon, but also bring all other cultures together. Being “inclusive, open and doing things together” is our strength.

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Les Deuxluxes | Gurdeep Pandher | Bhangra | Diable du printemps

Les Deuxluxes | Gurdeep Pandher | Anna Frances Meyer et Étienne Barry | Bhangra | Diable du printemps

[English/Punjabi Follows]
Les Deuxluxes et Gurdeep Pandher ont décidé de mélanger danse punjabi Bhangra et musique franco-canadienne. ‎Les Deuxluxes est un band Rock’n’Roll de deux membres (Anna Frances Meyer et Étienne Barry) originaires de Montréal (Québec). Gurdeep Pandher est un auteur et artiste de Bhangra basé à Whitehorse (Yukon). Ensemble, ils ont décidé de combiner leurs arts pour créer une superbe fusion punjabi-québécoise et ainsi rassembler deux cultures canadiennes ensemble. Le Bhangra est une danse populaire originaire du Penjab et est aussi partie intégrante de la culture Sikh. Filmé à Whitehorse, Gurdeep Pandher danse le Bhangra sur la chanson francophone “Diable du printemps”.
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Les Deuxluxes and Gurdeep Pandher blended Punjabi bhangra dance and French Canadian music together. Les Deuxluxes is a Rock’n’Roll two-people band (Anna Frances Meyer and Étienne Barry) from Montréal (Québec). Gurdeep Pandher is a Whitehorse (Yukon) based Bhangra artist and an author. They decided together to combine their arts to create a wonderful Punjabi-Quebecer fusion and bring Canadian cultures together. Bhangra is a folk-dance of Punjab and a great part of the Sikh culture. Filmed in Whitehorse (Yukon), Gurdeep Pandher danced Bhangra to the song “Diable du printemps”, which is a Les Deuxluxes rock song in French language.
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ਕੈਨਡਾ ਭਰ ਵਿੱਚ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਲੋਕ-ਨਾਚ ਭੰਗੜੇ ਦੇ ਪਸਾਰ ਲਈ ਫਰਾਂਸੀਸੀਆਂ ਅਤੇ ਪੰਜਾਬੀਆਂ ਦਾ ਸਾਂਝਾਂ ਉੱਦਮ। ਕੈਨੇਡਾ ਦੇ ਕਿਊਬਿਕ ਸੂਬੇ ਤੋਂ ਮੌਂਟਰੀਅਲ ਸ਼ਹਿਰ ਦੇ ਮਸ਼ਹੂਰ ਸੰਗੀਤਕ ਗਰੁੱਪ “Les Deuxluxes” ਅਤੇ ਗੁਰਦੀਪ ਪੰਧੇਰ ਨੇ ਇਹ ਵੀਡੀਓ ਰਲ਼ ਕੇ ਬਣਾਈ ਹੈ। ਇਸ ਵੀਡੀਓ ਦਾ ਨਿਰਮਾਣ ਕੈਨੇਡਾ ਵਿੱਚ ਯੂਕੋਨ ਸੂਬੇ ਦੇ ਵਾਈਟਹੋਰਸ ਸ਼ਹਿਰ ਵਿੱਚ ਕੀਤਾ ਗਿਆ ਹੈ। ਫਰੈਂਚ ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਵਿੱਚ ਗਾਉਣ ਵਾਲੇ ਜੋੜੇ ਅਨਾ ਫਰਾਂਸਿਸ ਮੇਯਰ ਅਤੇ ਏਤੀਆਨੇ ਬਾਰੀ ਮਸ਼ਹੂਰ “Les Deuxluxes” ਗਰੁੱਪ ਦੇ ਕਰਤਾ-ਧਰਤਾ ਹਨ। ਗੁਰਦੀਪ ਪੰਧੇਰ ਕੈਨੇਡਾ ਦੇ ਵਾਈਟਹੋਰਸ ਸ਼ਹਿਰ ਵਿੱਚ ਰਹਿੰਦੇ ਹਨ।
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YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/358emarRO0Y
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Dawson City Music Festival (DCMF 2018) Bhangra Workshop

Dawson City Music Festival (DCMF 2018) Bhangra Workshop

My Bhangra dance workshop at 2018 Dawson City Music Festival (DCMF) in the Yukon, Canada. It was an honour to share the world of high-energy Punjabi Bhangra dance with enthusiastic and cheerful participants on the music festival’s 40th birthday.

A unique Canadian heritage, Dawson City is located in the Yukon Territory of Canada. It the place where historic Gold Rush happened. Bhangra is the folk-dance of Punjab.


And some other shots from lovely Dawson:-

Dawson City
Dome in Dawson City

Dawson City
Dawson City

Dawson City
Dawson City

Robert Service Cabin in Dawson City
Robert Service Cabin in Dawson City

DCMF
DCMF