UBC Homecoming – Get Your Bhangra On!

Get Your Bhangra On!

Get the whole family together for a workout you won’t forget! You’ll get your heart rate into the happy zone with this fun, health and wellness experience. This 45-minute Bhangra class will be led by Gurpreet (Gurp) Sian, from the South Asian Arts Society.

In partnership with:

UBC Faculty of Education

Sunday, September 19, 2021
10:00-11:00 am PDT
Online event

Open to everyone. Registration is required.

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Questions? Please contact homecoming.info@ubc.ca

Featured Speaker & Organization

Gurpreet SianGurpreet (Gurp) Sian, South Asian Arts Society

Gurp Sian is a Dancer, Musician, TV/Radio Personality, Actor/Producer and the Executive Director of South Asian Arts Society. As a performer, he has participated in dozens of international Bhangra dance competitions, as well as the 2009 JUNO Awards with Russell Peters, the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, and the Bollywood TOIFA Awards in 2013. He teaches North America’s first ever University accredited Bhangra dance courses at Simon Fraser University and Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Gurp remains committed to raising the profile of South Asian performing arts in Greater Vancouver and across Canada. He is also an avid sports fan, and since 2015 has been a member of the Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition broadcasting team.

About the South Asian Arts Society

South Asian Arts Society is committed to creating performance and educational opportunities for professional and amateur artists, while developing artistic forums that act as a platform for building knowledge of South Asian culture via new projects, new ideas, and new collaborations. We are active in promoting South Asian dance, music, and theatre via structured courses, professional performances, workshops, guest lectures, as well as presenting comedic plays, musicals, and dance dramas across Metro Vancouver.

Find @SouthAsianArts on Instagram / Facebook / Twitterwww.southasianarts.ca

They are grateful to work on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.


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