Mrs. Kavelle Kaur Bajaj
Kavelle Bajaj is a traditional Indian folk singer, well known in the D.C. area.
14 year-old Dhol Drummer performing selected Bhangra rhythms.
DANCE: The University of Maryland Girls Giddha Team
SPECIAL GUEST REMARKS :
Vice Chairman of the National Commission of Minorities, India
Mr. Mandeep Singh Dhillon
Attorney, Latham & Watkins to speak on "Sikhism in America Tomorrow"
Drs. Amita Kaur Bhatt and Charan Singh Nandra
Members, The Sikh Heritage Foundation
FILM: Special Screening of historic Sikh film footage, discussion by Dr. Paul Michael Taylor
Dr. Taylor is the Director of the Asian Cultural History Program (and) Curator of Asian, European, and Middle Eastern Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution
VISUAL ART: Artist Manu Saluga will display modern portraits
CUISINE: Five course Indian dinner prepared by one of the top chefs in the country
Morning lectures are FREE to the public
Tickets for the evening Gala are $250 per adult; $150 per youth (29-years old and under)
Make checks payable to: Smithsonian Institution Sikh Heritage Fund
For online ticket purchases
For more information on the Gala Celebration please contact
Vijay S. Chattha at 202-786-2153 firstname.lastname@example.org