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Sikh Heritage Month in British Columbia

Did you know? April has officially been named #Sikh #Heritage Month in British Columbia. Celebrating the rich and diverse heritage of Sikhs, who have contributed to the social, cultural, and economic fabric of British Columbia.

AKAL KHALSA: GATKA TOURNAMENT

  • Dasmesh Darbar (map)

Shastar Vidiya, also referred to as Gatka, is the Sikh martial art originating from the time of the 6th Sikh Guru, Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji, in 17th-century Punjab. The Gatka Federation of Canada will be hosting a tournament to showcase and promote this martial art. Come out and see competitors duel for the championship!

GNA TALKS: PANTH NIYARA – THE UNIQUE PATH OF SIKHI

  • Museum of Surrey (map)

GNA Talks is excited to present ‘Panth Niyara: the unique path of Sikhi’ as a part of Sikh Heritage Month. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn about rare and unique tidbits about Sikh history from Tejinder Singh, a long-standing parcharik with a wealth of knowledge many of us have not heard.

SEVA WITH PAT AT GNFK

  • 401 Main StreetVancouver, BC, V6A 2T7Canada (map)

Guru Nanak’s Free Kitchen (GNFK) is a Sikh-faith led volunteer organization working for the benefit of ALL communities. Their objective is to enrich people’s life through the principles of Guru Nanak Dev Ji by earning an honest living (kirat), sharing (vand shakna), and selfless service (seva), all of which are embedded in Sikh spiritual heritage. Join Pat Singh Cheung in serving food to people in need in downtown Vancouver.

Click here to learn events and activities in Metro Vancouver.

https://www.sikhheritagemonthbc.ca/