Whitehorse, Yukon Territory mayor Dan Curtis happily agreed to recreate viral turban and bhangra dance video on the stage during bhangra concert on December 14, 2017 at Yukon Arts Centre. The video made by Dan Curits and Gurdeep Pandher in January 2017 went viral and viewed by over a million people in just one day. Next day, the video was published by BBC News where 12 million people watched it. The video was also re-broadcasted by CBC News, The Globe and Mail, USA Today, Canadian Press and many other international media in Australia, India, etc. Even Russia’s state media published the video on their network.
The bhangra show will feature Gurdeep Pandher, his dance students, bhangra on Irish-Scottish music (Also featuring Punjabi bhangra dance on Traditional Irish and Scottish Set Music by the band “Crooked Folk” with band members Jerome McIntyre, Keitha Clark, and Bj MacLean, bhangra with Yukon fiddle students from Fiddleheads (in collaboration with teacher Keitha Clark), bhangra with Yukon College students, bhangra dance with First Nations’ dancers, bhangra with highland dancers (In collaboration with Fiddleheads), bhangra by Extremely Moving Youth Society, EMYS (In collaboration with Leaping Feats/Project In-charge: Katie Lynn), Bhangra-Blues Fusion Dance Blenders (In collaboration Emily Payne) and much more.
Therefore, this will be a unique and multifaceted concert in many ways.
The concert will also celebrate the Sikh culture and heritage in the Yukon. The concert will also promote the Yukon’s inter-cultural harmony and friendship with the tagline “Diversity Over Division” and will inspire all Yukoners to celebrate their cultures together. Cultures are our roots and friendships are our branches. That’s how we all co-exist.
Date: Dec 14, 2017
Venue: Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon
Time: 7 PM
Ticket Price: $25
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Please visit this link for the full press-release on the show!
For more info about the concert, please visit Gurdeep.ca