Quotes and Felicitations for the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the Sikh Foundation

Video Highlights of the Gala and Conference Edited by A.K. Sandhu

The Sikh Foundation 50th Anniversary

Keynote Address by Hon. Harjit S. Sajjan - Minister of National Defense - Canada May 5th 2017

Highlights of the Sikh Foundations 50th Anniversary Gala and Conference

On May 5th through 7th, 2017, the Sikh Foundation International celebrated its 50th Anniversary. Guests from all over the world including Canada, United Kingdom, Europe and India gathered to celebrate and commemorate 50 years of service of the Sikh Foundation. The celebration began with a glorious Gala on May 5th at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, California, attended by 240 guests. Twenty students were offered free attendance and could mingle and network with guests. It was a marvelous evening that began with a tour through the Sikh Art Exhibit – SAINTS AND KINGS: ARTS, CULTURE, AND LEGACY OF THE SIKHS (the exhibit will continue through June 25, 2017). The tour was followed by cocktails and a stunning dance performance by the Dholrhythms Dance Company… Read the full press release on our main site

Press Release - Sikh Foundation 50th Anniversary
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A Conference: Advancing Sikhs through Education - Presentations by Speakers

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Sikh Studies: Past, Present and Future - Presentations

Sikh Arts & Heritage: Expanding Horizons - Presentations

Health is the True Wealth: Perspectives from the Field of Medicine - Presentations

Public Service: Role Models for Change - Presentations

Innovation & Entrepreneurship – Drivers for Progress - Presentations

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Canadian Defense Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan Keynotes Sikh Foundation’s 50th Anniversary Gala
Canadian Defense Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan Keynotes Sikh Foundation’s 50th Anniversary Gala
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India Journal - Article not online
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