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Theatre in the Bush 2018

It was amazing to perform “Auditions for Titanic 2” in 2018 Theatre in the Bush.

Photos Credit: Bruce Barrett Photography

Theatre in the Bush | Photo Credit: Bruce Barrett Photography
Theatre in the Bush | Photo Credit: Bruce Barrett Photography

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Squamish: Hardwired for Bhangra Adventure

Squamish is hardwired for adventure! Gurdeep Pandher and Véronique Lachance are hardwired for Bhangra adventure! Watch the dance adventure video, which Gurdeep and Véronique made in the scenic town of Squamish, located on the Sea-to-Sky Highway of British Columbia, Canada! Squamish is also recognized as the “Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada” because of many amazing outdoor activity options available! If you are going to Whistler from Vancouver via road, you cannot miss this beauty! Please share the video if you like it!
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Starring: Gurdeep Pandher and Véronique Lachance
Music/Song: Antenna by Kulwinder Billa

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Bhangra in Old Crow

Wonderful to share Punjabi Bhangra dance with the people of Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation.

Do you know there is a place in far-north, where only 250 people live, and where there is no road which connects it to the outside world.

Name of that little village is called Old Crow.

Went to Watson Lake, Haines Junction, Dawson City, and Old Crow to spread happiness of Bhangra dancing.

Wonderful to do it in the far-north community of Old Crow, the world which not connected via a single road to the outside world.

Elders and local unit of RCMP and social services people also came to attend.

Building cultural bridges, bringing East close to far-north, It makes unknown familiar in a wonderful way. Sometimes unknown can be a major root-cause of fear. So let us come closer.

Also, dancing is just good for good mental and physical health. Research shows dancing can improve your mental health by boosting your overall happiness.

It also makes one world.

A big shutout to Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Government (VGFN) making this happen!



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First We Eat joys with Dr. Suzanne Crocker and Family

First We Eat mission: Dr. Suzanne Crocker, Miche Genest, Hector, Cindy, Arno, and two beautiful dogs.

It was beautiful to be back in our historic Dawson City at the place of my wonderful host Dr. Suzanne Crocker and family. I went to support Suzanne’s amazing mission called “First We Eat”, which is based on local farming and eating. She already has completed one year of eating locally. Her work will not only help the farmers of Dawson City, but also the Yukon’s whole agriculture industry!

It was an absolute pleasure for me to train 60 farmers in Dawson City how to dance Bhangra. We we all danced together like a close-knit community of friends.

Dr. Suzanne Crocker is a retired family physician. She and husband, Gerard Parsons (also a retired physician), their three children, two cats and a dog live like a perfect and wonderful family in a beautifully created log home.

Sharing many meaningful conversations on many important topics with Dr. Suzanne Crocker, Dr. Gerard Parsons, writer Miche Genest, Hector, Cindy and Arno, I would say it was an absolute delightful experience to sleep two nights in a home where hand-crafted creativity is visibly seen in the every corner.

First We Eat mission: Dr. Suzanne Crocker, Miche Genest, Hector, Cindy, Arno.
First We Eat mission: Dr. Suzanne Crocker, Miche Genest, Hector, Cindy, Arno.
People at First We Eat food and Bhangra dance gathering at a Dawson City farm.
People at First We Eat food and Bhangra dance gathering at a Dawson City farm.
Exploring beautiful Dawson City on the sidelines of our First We Eat passion.
Exploring beautiful Dawson City on the sidelines of our First We Eat passion.

Here is the sneak preview of the First We Eat mission:-

More information on her work is on the website http://FirstWeEat.ca.

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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
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Honoured to be featured in Miche Genest’s book

I am feeling truly honoured to be featured in Miche Genest’s book on Northern summer cocktails titled Add Light and Stir. Miche Genest co-authored the book with Jennifer Tyldesley. We created a new recipe too! Please try delicious Yukon-Punjabi Wild-Berry lassi this summer 🥛🥤!

The book contains carefully curated many delicious cocktails recipes for an exotic northern summer.

Yukon’s well-known cookbooks author Miche Genest is inspired by both wild and garden cultivated ingredients in the north. Her cookbook, The Boreal Feast, decorates many households in the country. She is also a guest columnist with the Yukon’s North of Ordinary Magazine.

Gurdeep Pandher, Free Pour Jenny’s and The Boreal Gourmet are so honoured to have you! And we have a book for you. I’ll arrange via email. Thank you so much for sharing your lassi recipe–it’s so refreshing!🥤🥛❤ ~ Miche Genest