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The UBC Bhangra Club

The UBC Bhangra Club is a club started at UBC for the purpose of raising cultural awareness and for raising money for charities. The club is open to students of all backgrounds and welcomes everyone to learn more about the vibrant cultures of India. We throw various exciting events during the year leading up to our main event: Exhibition India. Exhibition India is a culture show where we showcase all of the hard work dancers and students have put in throughout the year.

The UBC Bhangra Club was started in 1994 by a group of students at UBC who wanted to provide a connection with their culture, and give students at UBC, particularly Indo-Canadian students, with a positive outlet of expression, and interaction.

With its doors open to all members of the UBC community, the Bhangra Club seeks to showcase their vibrant culture through various means, leading to the onset of the “Exhibition India” culture show. The show began as a primarily Punjabi-culture oriented event that soon included different shades of India – hence the name, “Exhibition India”. The Bhangra Club used the culture show as a way for members to put on a show that not only showed their cultural roots but also helped in bridging the gap between generations with a show that everyone could enjoy.

Now, as one of the most popular and well-known clubs on campus, the UBC Bhangra Club has expanded its horizons to include not only the culture show but also charitable endeavours, community involvement, memorable parties, and of course lots of dancing.

Click HERE to view a clip highlighting some of the moments from our show two years ago.

This year we are supporting the Make A Wish Foundation which is a foundation whose mission is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich their lives with hope, strength, and joy.

This year we will be presenting our 19th annual culture show “Exhibition India”. The show will have performances by the UBC Co-Ed Bhangra Team, the Girls Bhangra Team, The UBC Giddha Team, The UBC Hindi Dance Team, and skit performances by club members, as well as videos and a fashion show.

When: February 2, 2013
Where: Michael J Fox Theatre, Burnaby
Tickets: $15

Tickets can be purchased from UBC Vancouver by contacting Nilum Panesar at 778.829.4609 or from any of the other executive members.

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This event is proudly sponsored by MyBindi.com.