Rules, Judging Criteria, Registration Form for May 23 Youth Kirtan Sammelan at GNFA‏

Sadh Sangat ji,

The 11th Annual Washington Capital Sikh Youth Kirtan Sammelan will be held at GNFA on Saturday, May 23, from 10am-6pm.
The rules, judging criteria and registration form are attached. Please note the introduction of a new age category this year for 19-25 year old participants, in addition to the 7-10 yrs, 11-14 yrs and 15-18 yrs old age groups. This competition encourages the singing of gurbani kirtan incorporating traditional elements and the use of Sikh heritage instruments like dilruba, taus, saranda, rabab and jori. Your jatha can sign up with Bhai Jugmohan Singh ji for a class on Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays.
For further information, please contact:
Harjeet Singh                      singhharjeet@hotmail.com
Harsharan Kaur                   harsharan3@gmail.com
Bhai Jugmohan Singh ji      301. 384.2133

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On July 20th, GNFA Chairperson, Harsharan Kaur presented $2,000 Merit Award to Japsimran Kaur who will continue her education in the field of Human  Biology, at the Stanford University, California, which is one of the world’s leading research and teaching institutions. Our congratulations go to Japsimran Kaur who is the daughter of Harjeet Singh and Herjit Kaur. Japsimran

Every year GNFA gives one, $2,000 Merit Award to a college bound High School graduate. Criteria for the award include: GPA and SAT score; involvement in the GNFA activities; GNFA membership of individual and parents; score in an extempore – Sikhi related essay; an interview; and individual achievements in and outside of GNFA Community. This year Education Committee forwarded the names of four (4) qualified candidates to a panel of three (3) Judges, who pickup the winner.

Also, on Sunday, July 20th, GNFA recognized sixteen (16) – College and High School graduates of GNFA Community.  Year 2014 – Graduates were:

College – Simrun Kaur Soni and Amit Singh Vohra.

High School – Arjan Singh Grover; Angad Singh Uppal; Amolak Singh Nagi; Dashmeet Singh Maharaj; Harleen Kaur; Japjyot Singh Goomer; Japsimran Kaur; Jay Singh Birgi; Kunal Singh Khurana; Mangaljar Singh Bahra; Narjeet Singh; Prableen Kaur Chowdhary; Sachi Kaur Soni; and Sahib Singh Mudhar;  Every graduate got GNFA Certificatefor their academic excellence, outstanding leadership, and service to others.  We are so proud of our Graduates andwish them all, best of luck in their studies and future life.

         Gajinder Singh

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