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Diaspora | Punjabi Virsa 2023 a roaring success in Indianapolis

BALBIR SINGH | Updated on Monday, May 22, 2023 21:38 PM IST

INDIANAPOLIS: Punjabi Virsa 2023, presented by Five River Entertainment and Rajvir Entertainment, turned out to be a roaring show, coupled with dazzling individual as well as team performances, at Garfield Park here today.

A robust bhangra and gidha team from Canada kept the spectators spellbound with their energetic display. A fashion show by 12 girls, attried in Punjabi dresses to depict the Punjabi culture. The participants passed through various stages, followed by question-answer sessions, before a team of judges selected the winner.

As all participants dished out excellent performance, it was a 'difficult task' for the judges to select the winner. Even the opion of the spectators was sought. As it was a razor-sharp contest, it was suggested that one runner-up should also be selected.

The prize money was raised to $1100 from $1000 and runner-up was presented a porse of $500. Muskan Bhatia was declared the winner and Arshdeep was adjudged runners-up.

Ghoman Group Chairman Amarbir Singh Ghoman and CEO/President Harsharan Ghoman were the chief guests and they presentef the cash awards to the winner and runner-up of fashion show.

Danish American Pujabi actor/dancer/singer Anita Lerche also enthralled the spectators as she sung Punjabi songs.
Before the start of the function one minute silence was observed in memory of singer Moosa Sidhu. Harkirat Singh Ahluwalia was Emcee. Free food and drinks were served to all. There were no gates. More than 1000 spectators witnessed the proceedings.

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