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World’s First Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum (ASVM) Launched

Thursday 8th August 2019New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, UK Thursday 8th August saw the launch of a new ground breaking Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum (ASVM), a revolutionary project bringing to life Sikh relics and artefacts, at New Walk Museum in Leicester UK. The well attended event was hosted by respected community Sikh representative, Daljit Singh Makan, who introduced speeches ...
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Virtual Reality showcased at RBS Sikh Network event

18th June 2019 RBS Sikh Network Bishopsgate London The Sikh Museum Initiative Team showcasing at the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Sikh Network event “Honouring our Past, Embracing our Future” in London. With over 200 people in attendance, the event was an excellent opportunity to showcase the Sikh Museum’s work and vision. Giving the user an immersive and interactive experience of historical...
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Launch of the Festival of Norfolk and Punjab. 15th June 2019

15th JuneAncient House Museum, Thetford, Norfolk. The launch of the Sophia Duleep Singh Exhibition at Ancient House Museum took place in the morning. The building was owned by the Prince Frederick Duleep Singh, son of Maharajah Duleep Singh who donated it to the town of Thetford. The museum is hosting a pop-up exhibition on the life and importance of the Sophia Duleep Singh and the Suf...
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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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