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Surrey hosts Downtown Bhangra for the first time this weekend

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Folake Adesugba Jun 15, 2017 7:53 am 637

The VIBC Downtown Bhangra festival is taking place in Surrey for the first time ever this year, to flaunt the joy and diversity of Bhangra.

On June 17, the day-long celebration of Bhangra culture will feature world-class headliners like singer Zora Randhawa and rapper Fateh, who topped the charts with their recent hits.

Local bhangra talent, En Karma, who are promoting a brand new album, will be in attendance.

Surrey born, DJ Intense whose song Suit was last summer’s anthem, will also be performing.

Up-and-coming San Diego based singer, Sabrina will also showcase her talent.

Overall, more than 250 local and international artists will be part of the Downtown Bhangra festival.

Here’s the full list of performers – and there’ll be even more dance troupes to enjoy too.

The Downtown Bhangra event is part of City of Bhangra, organized by the Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration Society to boost community engagement through the joy of bhangra.

See also

2017 Downtown Bhangra Festival

When: Saturday, June 17

Time: Noon to 8 pm

Where: Surrey City Hall Plaza – 13450 104 Ave, Surrey

Admission: Free


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Folake Adesugba
Folake is a multilingual journalist who loves working on unique stories in the community. A health and fitness enthusiast who needs her coffee before she can associate in the mornings. She loves the good ol hockey game and is still recovering from the Canucks 2011 playoff run. Have a story you believe the world should hear? Tweet or E-mail [email protected]

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