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Vaisakhi Birmingham 25Th April 2010

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The Council of Sikh Gurdwaras in Birmingham and Sandwell marks this religious and festive period every year, holding the largest Vaisakhi Open Air Celebration outside India, attracting over 80,000 people.

This year these Celebrations will be taking place on the Sunday 25th April 2010

There will be two Nagar Kirtans at the same time from different parts of the City. Both Processions will start at 10am and finish at Handsworth Park where Open Air Celebrations will take place till 6pm.

Nagar Kirtan A :Start- Ramgarhia Sikh Temple, Graham Street--> Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha Soho Rd-->Guru Ravidas Bhawan Grove Lane, Birmingham -Finish- Handsworth Park at 12pm

Nagar Kirtan B:Start- Guru Nanak Gurdwara Smethwick, High St, Smethwick--> Gurdwara Baba Deep Singh ji Shaheed Holyhead Rd--> Gurdwara Bebe Nanaki Ji Rookery Rd - Finsih- Handsworth Park at 1pm

This is a family event with Darbar Sahib, Langar, Live Performances, Exhibitions, Youth Area, Bazaar Stalls and entertainment aimed at all ages.

Especially this year, we will have a Farm Area for youngsters who can pet and feed Farm Animals aswell as take Pony/Donkey Rides.

Check out some of the pictures from our event in the previous years on the facebook group.

We require volunteers for the open air celebrations in Handsworth Park on the 25th April 2010. Please contact us for volunteering opportunities in-

*Darbar Sahib

*Langar Hall

*Shoe Area

*Stewarding

To volunteer for Sewa oppurtunities contact:

Sukh Singh 07852 251 451

Kirat Raj Singh 07878 760 899

Jagwant Singh 07947 492 948

info@sikhcouncil.org.uk

www.vaisakhibirmingham.org

ps. For those in the Birmingham/Sandwell Area, Radio Vaisakhi is now live on air till the 28th April on 87.7fm!!!

Council of Sikh Gurdwara's in Birmingham, 3 Grove Lane, Handsworth Birmingham B21 9ES

Chairman: Ranjit Singh Dhanda

Vice Chair: Gurdial Singh Atwal

General Sec: Jagdev Singh Boparai

Public Relations Officer: Ranjit Singh Rana

Treasuer: Dr Pyara Singh Bhogal

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Official poster by Birmingham City Council

Fateh ji

Has anyone considered the fact there is a football match between Villa and Blues taking place on the 25th?

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Official poster by Birmingham City Council

Fateh ji

Has anyone considered the fact there is a football match between Villa and Blues taking place on the 25th?

Of course...don't worry, this isn't a desi planning job. Everything has been taken into consideration.

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Gurfateh Jee,

wicked, this should good. Last year was good with no rides smile.gif

What will be in the 'Youth Area'? bruv? Anyone got pics from last year?

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youth area will include a stage targeted at the youth with parchaar and competitions etc.

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