To commemorate 25 years since the Delhi "riots" in 1984, a group of Sikh youths held a program at Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara, Sedgley Street, Wolverhampton on November 29th 2009. The program featured prominent jathas such as Bhai Harbaljit Singh (Pipli Wale), Acappella Jatha and the Bebe Nanaki Jatha as well as others.
Mothering Sunday is about children throughout the globe showing gratitude to their mothers. Buying cards, baking cakes, treats and gift purchases, are of the moment. For most of us, our mother is our first provider of nourishment, first teacher and first human relation. A powerhouse of a figure, whom has a lasting impact upon us in childhood. Soft and loving, scolding and disciplining, coaching and cajoling her children to be the best. To work her magic with her children, is the mother’s role and hence why we are so indebted and grateful to her. [Read Full Article]
Throughout the year, Europe is kept very active when it comes to smagams and youth Sikh camps. Denmark Smagam happens every year and members of the sangat from England, Sweden, France, Italy, Germany, Holland and more, get together to do to Kirtan together. The smagam also brings together Gursikhs who share their thoughts, stories, experiences, knowledge and ideas. It's often a very pleasant atmosphere with much enjoyment and these smagams have helped strengthen the communities around Europe.
The Atam Ras Kirtan Darbars were very popular around the world, particularly for collaboration of famous Kirtani artists and drew crowds of sangat from far and wide. The likes of Bhai Harjinder Singh (Sri Nagar Wale), Sant Anoop Singh (Una Sahib Wale), Bhai Niranjan Singh (Javaddi Kalan Wale), Bhai Balvinder Singh (Rangila) and Bhai Harbans Singh (Jagadhri Wale) are just a few of the known Kirtani who have taken part in these Kirtan Darbars in the past and all smagams in India were also released by T-series on DVD's and CD’s, making it one of the labels most successful titles. Atam Ras basically means the “Sensation of the Soul”.