Punjabi Lok Saaz
I came across this video from a cultural event in Northern California. It features Ustad Lal Singh Ji Bhatti, among others,live on stage performing Boliyan and Tappe in his famous voice. You get to hear (and see) many folk instruments including the Sarangi, Tumbi, Algozey, Dhad, Chimta, Dhol, etc. We...
Sikhs Sing National Anthems at Raptors Vaisakhi Game
Its been a good year so far for Sikhs and Canadian sports. First, we’ve had NHL regular season and playoff games broadcast in Punjabi. We’ve also the first NBA game broadcast in Punjabi. And this year, at the annual Vaisakhi game for the Toronto Raptors, four good looking Sardars sang the...
Dhols at the Oscars
Judging from everyone’s facebook status (yes, this is what it has come to),peopleare excited about the numerous awards Slumdog Millionaire won at last night’s Oscars (yes, Jodha, I watch the Oscars too).As was anticipated, the rag-to-riches film won Picture of the Year. Among it’s...