The most popular and well established folk dance academy and the creation of Mr. Gursewak Singh Sidhu was created to promote and preserve the punjabi culture and dance. He is a 2 time gold medalist in the event of Individual folk dance Competition of World Level, organized by Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, Llangollen, Wales U.K. in July 2004 & July 2006.Gursewak Singh Sidhu earned the privilege to judge the top bhangra competitions in America,Canada and India like Jashan Bhangra in 2011 and 2012, and Motor City Bhangra in 2015 and 2016. Gursewak Sidhu is working in this field from last 24 years.
Punjabi Folk Dance Academy (PFDA) was started in 2009.Recently one of our girls’ team got 2nd place at Toronto Flower City Bhangra competition. In 2016 our girls’ team got 1stplace at Bhangra In The 6ix.Our senior girls’ team got 3rd place at Junior Bhangra Idols 2015.Our team placed 1st in 2010 at Bhangra Masti. We host an annual event where our students get the chance to showcase their talent, and we perform at various other events across Edmonton.
We organize our annual event Punjabi Folk Festival in the month of May and summer camp for the kids in the month of July and August every year. We teach Bhangra, Gidha and other traditional Punjabi Dances like Jhummar,Luddi,Sammi,Jindhua,Malwai Gidha classes throughout the year. We also teach Dhol as well.For Adults we have Bhangra Fitness Classes in the summer as well.
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