ANNOUNCEMENT FOR TEAM REGISTRATIONS

Annual Cultural Program – Dec 2, 2018

14th Annual Washington Capital Youth Kirtan Sammelan

Sadh Sangat ji,

The Dharmik committee of Guru Nanak Foundation of America, Silver Spring, Maryland, extends its warm invitation to you to participate in the 14th Annual Washington Capital Youth Kirtan Sammelan to be held at GNFA on Saturday, May 26, 2018 from 10 am-6:00 pm. The goal of this sammelan is to encourage our youth to sing shabad-pardhan gurbani kirtan incorporating traditional elements like mangalacharan and shaan, to the accompaniment of Sikh heritage instruments like rabab, saranda, dilruba, taus, sarangi and jori.
The rules and guidelines, judging criteria and registration form are attached. The four age groups are Juniors: 7-10, Intermediates: 11-14, Seniors:15-18, and Advanced: 19-25 years (age on Dec 31, 2017). We welcome your participation as competing or non-competing jathas.
Your help to the organizers by observing the registration deadline of April 21, 2018 will be much appreciated. Each jatha should appoint an adult coordinator who should complete and send the registration form containing information about each member of the jatha by April 21, 2018.

Announcement – Kirtan Classes starting Feb 1, 2018

Kirtan Classes in preparation for the 14th Annual Washington Capital Youth Kirtan Sammelan will begin at GNFA starting February 1. Bhai sahibs will hold classes on MondayTuesday and Thursday evenings. Please contact them for a specific time slot on a specific day of the week for your jatha. Please start forming jathas now with a minimum of three participants and a maximum of eight participants per jatha. The four age groups are:
7-10 yrs, 11-14 yrs, 15-18 yrs and 19-25 yrs
(age on Dec 31, 2017)
The sammelan will be held on Saturday, May 26.
Rules and guidelines, as well as judging criteria will be shared soon.

Jaap Sahib Paath Recital – March 03, 2018

Jaap sahib competition-2018

Surinder Kaur Ahuja Scholarship

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Tav Parsad Savaiye and Sohila Sahib Paath recital, October 21 9:30 – 11:30

Thakur Singh Scholarship Amar Kartar Foundation – 2017

Thakur Singh Scholarship

Amar Kartar Foundation – 2017

 

Provides need-Based financial

Support of $2,000

To students pursuing Graduate or

Professional education

(i.e., medical, dental, law, engineering, pharmacy)

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GNFA Annual Cultural Program – Nov 18, 2017

GNFA Youth Merit Award and Graduates Recognition – 2017

GNFA is pleased to announce its 2017 Youth Merit Award of $2,000 to a College bound HS Senior. Please read the attached compliance criteria and submit the application form no later than July 16, 2017. (You may handover your application to Gajinder Singh on Sunday, July 16th in Room #3 between 9:30 AM to 12:00 noon)Please Attach the following supporting Documents:

  • Letter from college of admission
  • GPA Score
  • Sat Score
  • One page write up of community service and participation in: (a) GNFA and (b) outside of GNFA

 

  1. On Saturday, July 22ndyou will write a 500 words, extempore, Sikhi related essay, and a panel of Judges will interview and pick up the Merit Award Winner. The award will be presented in the afternoon Diwaan of Sunday, July 23rd.

 

  1. GNFA will also recognize all 2017 High School and College graduatesofGNFA Community on Sunday, July 23th in the afternoon Diwan (your presence is required). Please reply this e-mail and forward your name to Gajinder Singh ASAP.

 

For more information, please contact:

Gajinder Singh,   

410-740-1225  (Home); 410-370-3684 (Cell)

OR: gajindersingh1699@gmail.com

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