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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:


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