Press Coverage

Interview by Scott Laurie from CTV News Channel

When you think of Bhangra dancing, the Yukon isn’t the first place you think of but thanks to one man, that perception is changing. Gurdeep Pandher teaches Bhangra to his Whitehorse neighbours and has been making waves with some of the videos he has created as well. He is here to tell us more.

Posted by CTV News Channel on Tuesday, July 26, 2016


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Interview by CBC Yukon’s A New Day show host Sandi Coleman


Interview by CBC Yukon’s Airplay show host Dave White

We are one Canada, and we can bring people together and we can dance together
~ Yahoo Canada while quoting Gurdeep Pandher


Press Links as a List:-

  1. CTV NATIONAL NEWS: CTV News Channel – Scott Laurie
  2. CBC: Whitehorse Bhangra dancer shows off Yukon to the world – Dave Croft
  3. BBC WORLD SERVICE: ‘We just have to learn to love each other’
  4. BUZZFEED: People In Canada’s North Can’t Get Enough Of This Guy’s Bhangra Moves – Lauren Strapagiel
  5. YUKON NEWS: Bhangra comes to Whitehorse – Ashley Joannou
  6. YAHOO NEWS: We are one Canada, and we can bring people together and we can dance together – CBC
  7. CBC: Interview by CBC Yukon’s A New Day show host Sandi Coleman
  8. CBC: Interview by CBC Yukon’s Airplay show host Dave White
  9. YUKON NEWS: Bringing Bhangra to the Boreal – Josh Kerr
  10. THE HUFFINGTON POST: Promoting Unity With Bhangra Dance – Terezia Farkas
  11. WHITEHORSE STAR: Gurdeep Pandher, students, musicians set to perform
  12. SBS AUSTRALIA: (In Punjabi Language) – Interview by Radio SBS Australia’s host Reet Virk
  13. TORONTO STAR: Sikh immigrant’s story is as Canadian as chaat, dal and paneer
  14. USA TODAY: Mayor’s turban-tying lesson goes viral
  15. GLOBAL NEWS: Whitehorse mayor’s lesson in turban tying, Bhangra dancing goes viral
  16. THE HUFFINGTON POST (Story By: Emma Paling): A Paralympian And A Bhangra Artist Just Proved The Yukon Is The Ideal Place For Dancing
  17. THE GLOBE AND MAIL: See the turban tying video from Yukon that has gone viral
  18. RELIGION NEWS SERVICE (RNS) from the University of Missouri’s Journalism School: Canadian mayor dons turban and dances for religious tolerance

Pandher has been doing Bhangra — a traditional Punjabi dance — since he was a kid growing up in India, but told BuzzFeed Canada “it got special attention in the Yukon.”
~ BuzzFeed Canada


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When you think of Bhangra dancing, the Yukon isn’t the first place you think of but thanks to one man, that perception is changing. Gurdeep Pandher teaches Bhangra to his Whitehorse neighbours and has been making waves with some of the videos he has created as well. ~ CTV