About Young Bhangra Calgary

Young Bhangra Calgary was established in August, 2012, with a dream, yes with a dream to help one and all connect with Punjabi Culture through folk dances and music in our beautiful city of Calgary. Dreams do the magic and here we are, as CALGARY’S FIRST OFFICIAL BHANGRA CLUB. We have a specialized team of coaches, dedicated, hardworking and passionate towards teaching bhangra and other folk dances, instruments and music to students.

We offer following classes for Children, Adults and Beginner’s as well:

Folk Dances:

  • Bhangra Classes
  • Giddha Classes
  • Jhoomar Classes
  • Luddi Classes
  • Sammi Classes
  • Malwai Giddha Classes
  • Dandaas Classes

Folk Instruments:

  • Dhol, Dholki, Tabla, Bugchu, Flute, Algoje, Been classes and much more.

Folk Music:

  • Boliyan and folk song classes

Bhangra Workout Classes:

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Competitions Participation:

We prepare and encourage students to take part in various Bhangra and Giddha competitions in North America such as:

  • In 2014, 2015 our two teams participated in competition (Elite Bhangra), Bhangra idols and achieved special honor Award.
  • After that in 2015 our 3 teams participated in Bhangra Giddha competition in Surrey and were placed 3rd and 3rd in Gidha senior Categories.
  • Moreover, in 2015 our boys and girls participated in bhangra competition in Edmonton and gained 2nd and 3rd position respectively.
  • October of 2016 our teams attended Bhangra in the 6ix – Toronto. In this competition our senior girls received the Best Nakhra Award.
  • Our senior girls gained 3rd Position in Bhangra competition in 2017.
  • Elite Bhangra Competition 2018 (Surrey, BC) : Senior boys – First and Junior girls – Second.

Competitions Organized by Young Bhangra Calgary:

Young Bhangra Calgary also organized many shows and Giddha competitions. Shows like Aayi Vasakhi 2016, Jashan E Bhangra 2015 (Boyz Theater), Jashan E Bhangra 2016 ( Jublee Auditorium) and Aa Punjab Dikhawan 2017 (Jublee Auditorium) were organized. We also organize AJA NACH LAI – Bhangra & Giddha competition each year since 2017. Summer camps are organized by YBC in summer break.

We are also proud to take part in different events of City of Calgary cultural festival 2015-16 (Genesis Center), Vivo Country Hills 2017. Our students also performed in various events of charitable trust and club (Sikh Virsa 2016, Punjabi Likhari Sabha 2015-17, Red Fm, Indian Ex-serviceman club, Virasat welfare society, Alberta Health Services, South Asian Canadian Association and Stampede.

At Young Bhangra club we always strive to provide our students a positive and learning environment so that they learn not only Bhangra but also cultural values, positive life goals, Optimistic attitude and Team spirit.