Jalandhar July 17 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- The latest edition of the annual Punjabi Folk Dance Camp concluded successfully in the premises of Lyallpur Khalsa College. The camp was conducted from 6th July to 15th July 2023 with the aim of connecting the youth to the rich cultural heritage of Punjab. The camp witnessed an overwhelming participation of over 450 participants from all age groups who were imparted the basics of folk dances on free of cost basis. The participants learnt the folk dance steps with passion and dedication during this camp.
On the concluding day of the Bhangra Camp, Mr. Channi Takuliya graced the program as chief guest and he was duly welcomed by Principal Prof. Jasreen Kaur, Prof. Navdeep Kaur, Prof. Suman Chopra, Prof. Jaswinder Kaur, Prof. Gagandeep Kaur, Prof. Balraj Kaur Prof. S.S. Bains, Prof. Palwinder Singh Dean Cultural Affairs.
Principal Prof. Jasreen Kaur said that this camp was organized completely free
Principal Prof. Jasreen Kaur said that this camp was organized completely free and no fee was charged from anyone. She said that during the Bhangra camp, all the Bhangra lovers showed great enthusiasm and learned Bhangra with full dedication and hard work. She said that the main motive of this camp is also to connect the new generations with the heritage. She also said that this time all the participants presented folk dances in the form of different teams.
Prof. Palwinder Singh Dean, Cultural Affairs explained the history and heritage of folk dance Bhangra and added that people have shown great enthusiasm to learn Bhangra. He said that our artists are promoting Bhangra by organizing Bhangra camps with the support of various schools, colleges, urban and rural societies. At the end of the camp, the Chief Guest and Principal Prof. Jasreen Kaur distributed certificates to all the campers.
Dr. Harjinder Singh Sekhon and Prof. Satpal Singh conducted the stage during the program. Prof. Sanjeev Kumar Anand, Prof. Dinkar Sharma, Prof. Ajitpal Singh, Prof. Munish Goel, Prof. Harjinder Kaur, Prof. Ravneet Kaur, Prof. Sonu Gupta, Prof. Onkar Singh, Prof. Mandeep Singh, Prof. Kiratpreet Kaur, Prof. Priyanka Sharma and members of Bhangra Alumni were also present on this occasion.