Skip to content

Competition a celebration of Sikh culture

March 31, 2012

Sikh Elder
Sikh Elder by Patrick Doheny, on Flickr

The 10th annual Dastar competition and celebration is coming up next week. I didn’t see anything about this event in my local newspapers, but there’s a certain area in Surrey where the adverts for this event are seemingly everywhere.

The event, at the heart of it, is a turban tying competition, but it ends up being so much more than that: it promotes tolerance and instills cultural pride in younger generations.

Read about it here.

How to tie a traditional Sikh turban:

-JF

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: