Angeles PCC celebrate Vasakhi 2009
Los Angeles, May 10, 2009
The Organizing Committee of Punjabi Community Center, Inc. (PCC)
welcomes the Vasakhi 2009 Celebrations with a house full of energy
from the audience, volunteers and participants.
With well over 300 participants of all ages, the determined spirit
of Vasakhi celebration was very much in evidence at the 4th annual
PCC Vasakhi event. The actual performances commenced at about 1:30
pm, with more then 600 audience filling the floor of the hall, was
entertained to a non stop entertainment of Bhangra, Comedy Skits,
Hindi Dance’s, Bharatnatyam and Gidda for the next four and
a half hours by talented children and adults with colorful costumes
and roller coaster ride of fun entertainment. Teams from PCC like
Youth Bhangra Explosion, Punjab Da Lishkara , Bilo Rani’s,
No Problem and invited teams showed off their talents and expressions.
It was evident from their expressions how excited all the children
were with this event and the amount of effort put in to make this
show a success.
Chief Guest Gurbax Singh Bhasin , Recognized Community Member
Sohan Singh Chowdhary and Dr. Neena Kapoor were there to grace the
event, and to be recognized as some of the key contributors to the
The PCC Working Committee comprising of Iqbal Grewal, Dalwinder
Singh, Arvinder Singh, Baljeet Grewal, Sharmila Sidhu, Sonia Singh,
Sarabjit Singh, Alka Trehan , Rita Patel and Janet Mavi did a superb
job in organizing the event and keeping the crowd mesmerized with
the Vasakhi 2009 event. Kudos to the team.
Grand Sponsor ,Vijay Khosla, of Natraj & Nina’s provided
the delicious dinner after the show. The audience ,participants,
teachers, parents, and volunteers of the organization who worked
so hard to make this event possible did an excellent job , as always
, in keeping with the traditions of Vasakhi and celebrating it with
a big bang.
PCC is a family oriented organization whose main charter is to
promote Punjabi Culture and Art to all in the community. It involves
kids of all ages and encourages participation at all levels to promote
a healthy development in the Punjabi culture. This is also a way
for all in the community to come together , get to know each other
and develop relationships as part of the overall community development.
Punjabi Community Center, Inc (PCC) was established in 2005 to
promote Punjabi culture and religion through education, community
involvement, and sponsorship of performing arts. It involves folks
from all ages to actively get involved in promoting the culture
and religion in all forms. It is an organization that encourages
full family involvement to ensure a good support system in the whole
community for the young and old. It also strives to provide a platform
for new opportunities and partnerships that will challenge the Punjabi
community to continue the traditions of education, leadership, advocacy,
heart-filled selfless service and responsibility that will inspire
the community and other organizations