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Thetford and Punjab Festival kicks off

A festival celebrating the cultural link between Thetford and the Punjab has officially begun. Saturday 7th June 2018 Reporting from Ancient Houses Museum Thetford and the Guildhall. Numerous events, activities and celebrations will be held during the two-week Festival of Thetford and Punjab, which will run until July 21. It will also commemorate the 125 anniversary of the death of Mahara...
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Contemporary Sikh Art Exhibition Launch Video

The Contemporary Sikh Art exhibition was launched in the heart of Leicester on 11th May, initiated by the Sikh Museum Initiative and Art Sikh. The exhibition was opened by Assistant City Mayor-Councillor Manjula Sood. The evening was hosted by the Kartar Singh (Sikh Museum Initiative), who explained the importance of having such events where the rich the history of the Sikh faith could be e...
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Rinrio-Sikh Artwork from Russia with Love

Rinrio-Sikh Artwork from Russia with Love Rinrio is an artist based in Chelyabinsk, Russia she undertakes traditional artwork and 2D Digital work. She has undertaken portraits of the Sikh Gurus and other Sikh related portraits. Her depictions of the Gurus and a ‘Defender’ Sikh Woman can be seen at the Contemporary Sikh Art exhibition. She was interviewed by Sikh scholar and head of the Sikh Mus...
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Visionary Sikh Art exhibition launches in Leicester

(R-L) Jasbir Mann(Falcon's Primary School, Councillor Vijay Riyait, Kartar Singh(SMI), Gurinder Singh Mann(SMI), Councillor Manjula Sood, Kerry Grey(LASALS), Raj Mann(SMI), Jasmohan Obhi (SMI) The Contemporary Sikh Art exhibition was launched in the heart of Leicester on 11th May, initiated by the Sikh Museum Initiative and Art Sikh. The exhibition was opened by Assistant City Mayor-Council...
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World’s first Online Sikh Museum project launches at new exhibition thanks to lottery funding

  Sikh Museum Initiative given funding for an online museum Objects will be 3d modelled from public and private collections People will be trained up in digital skills The objects will be seen using virtual reality googles Online Sikh Museum project The Sikh Museum Initiative and ArtSikh present the Contemporary Sikh Art Exhibition 2018 ( from Saturday 12 May to Tuesday ...
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Register for the International Sikh Research Conference 2017

ISRC 2017 Register now Please find attached the final call for registrations for the 4th International Sikh Research Conference at the University of Warwick (17th June 2017). As you will see the ISRC has a wonderful lineup of speaker with subjects covering: Sikh Scriptures, Sikh heritage in London, Sikh Empire under Maharajah Ranjit Singh,'Sikh radicalisation' and many other subjects. There ...
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