Vaisakhi 2017 in the News



Vaisakhi 2017 is fast approaching and here are links to all the news sources that have promoted Vaisakhi in the media.

17 April 2017

Huffington Post
Justin Trudeau Speaks Punjabi In A Holiday Message For Sikhs
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/justin-trudeau-speaks-punjabi-in-a-holiday-message-for-sikhs_us_58f4e975e4b0b9e9848d5c67

 

16 April 2017

Telegraph and Argus Bradford

Record Net Thousands of Sikhs gather for sacred holiday
http://www.recordnet.com/news/20170416/thousands-of-sikhs-gather-for-sacred-holiday

Nottingham Post
Watch Sikh Vaisakhi celebrated with vibrant procession through Nottingham streets
http://www.nottinghampost.com/watch-sikh-new-year-celebrated-with-vibrant-procession-through-nottingham-streets/story-30273970-detail/story.html

Huddersfield Examiner
Sikhs paraded through Huddersfield in a colourful procession but what is the festival of Vasaikai
http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/sikhs-paraded-through-huddersfield-colourful-12901303

 

15 April 2017

Daily Echo
Southampton's Sikh community celebrates Vaisakhi
http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/15227317.All_you_need_to_know_about_city_s_Vaisakhi_celebrations_today/


ITV News
Sikhs mark Vaisakhi festival in Gravesend
http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/story/2017-04-15/sikhs-mark-vaisakhi-festival-in-gravesend/

 

14 April 2017

Metro Newspaper
QUIZ: Vaisakhi 2017 – how much do you know about this Sikh festival
http://metro.co.uk/2017/04/14/quiz-vaisakhi-2017-how-much-do-you-know-about-this-sikh-festival-6571549/

International News Pakistan
CM greets Sikhs on Besakhi festival
https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/198406-CM-greets-Sikhs-on-Besakhi-festival

Mail Online
Sikhs celebrate Baisakhi festival in Pakistan amid security
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-4412454/Sikhs-celebrate-Baisakhi-festival-Pakistan-amid-security.html

 

13 April 2017

Kent Online
Sikh festival Vaisakhi starts in Gravesend
http://www.kentonline.co.uk/gravesend/news/vaisakhi-gets-underway-123945/

Express
What is Vaisakhi? When is the Sikh New Year? All you need to know about the festival
http://www.express.co.uk/life-style/life/791622/Vaisakhi-Sikh-new-year-date-Baisakhi-what-is-it

ITV News
Happy Vaisakhi ! Find out why Sikhs celebrate it
http://www.itv.com/news/central/2017-04-13/happy-vaisakhi-find-out-why-sikhs-celebrate-it/


12 April 2017


Daily Express Malaysia
Sikh govt servants can take Vaisakhi off
http://www.dailyexpress.com.my/news.cfm?NewsID=117080

Dawn
Sikh pilgrims arrive today
https://www.dawn.com/news/1326436/sikh-pilgrims-arrive-today

Pakistan Today
Sikh yatrees to arrive from India on Wednesday
https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/04/11/sikh-yatrees-to-arrive-from-india-today/

 

11 April 2017

Gravesend Reporter
Annual Vaisakhi celebrations begin on Thursday
http://www.gravesendreporter.co.uk/news/annual-vaisakhi-celebrations-begin-on-thursday-1-4971277

cambridgetimes.ca
Sikh celebration Vaisakhi falls on Good Friday this year
https://www.cambridgetimes.ca/community-story/7234717-sikh-celebration-vaisakhi-falls-on-good-friday-this-year/
 

10 April 2017

Nottingham Post
Delays expected as Sikh procession to celebrate Vaisakhi affects major Nottingham roads http://www.nottinghampost.com/delays-expected-as-sikh-procession-to-celebrate-vaisakhi-affects-major-nottingham-roads/story-30272761-detail/story.html

The Quint
Sadiq Khan Becomes First London Mayor to Celebrate Vaisakhi
https://www.thequint.com/world/2017/04/10/sadiq-khan-london-mayor-vaisakhi-celebrations


Metro Newspaper
Vaisakhi 2017: Thousands come together for colourful parade celebrating holy festival
http://metro.co.uk/2017/04/10/vaisakhi-2017-thousands-come-together-for-colourful-parade-celebrating-holy-festival-6565002/

Get West London
Vaisakhi Southall: Thousands line streets for Sikh procession as Sadiq Khan marks 'first ever mayoral visit'
http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/vaisakhi-southall-thousands-line-streets-12872087

Singh Station
Despite wild weather, Dandenong Vaisakhi Nagar Kirtan draws thousands
http://singhstation.net/2017/04/dandenong-vaisakhi-nagar-kirtan-draws-thousands/

Glasgow Live
Thousands take to the streets of Glasgow for annual Sikh festival and procession
http://www.glasgowlive.co.uk/news/glasgow-news/thousands-take-streets-glasgow-annual-12871434 

9 April 2017

Express and Star
Thousands take part in Wolverhampton Vaisakhi procession
http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2017/04/09/pictures-thousands-take-part-in-wolverhampton-vaisakhi-procession/

Get West London
Vaisakhi in Southall: Updates as procession goes through closed roads to celebrate Sikh New Year
http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/vaisakhi-southall-updates-procession-goes-12868886

The Signal
Livingston High School's fifth annual celebration of Vaisakhi
http://www.csusignal.com/arts_and_entertainment/article_e7787f8a-19b1-11e7-b79e-effbe182047e.html

8 April 2017


The News
East meets West at new Abbotsford track meet
http://www.abbynews.com/sports/418572273.html

The American Bazaar
Members of Congress, Sikh community celebrate Vaisakhi on Capitol Hill 
https://www.americanbazaaronline.com/2017/04/08/members-of-congress-sikh-community-celebrate-vaisakhi-on-capitol-hill-424306/

Coventry Telegraph
When is Vaisakhi 2017? All you need to know about Sikh celebration
http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/whats-on/whats-on-news/vaisakhi-2017-you-need-know-12842802

7 April 2017


CBC NEWS
LGBTQ group to participate in Vaisakhi parade for first time
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/vancouver-vaisakhi-lgbtq-1.4035449

Birmingham Mail
When is Vaisakhi 2017 and what is the date of the Birmingham Vaisakhi celebrations?
http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/whats-on/whats-on-news/vaisakhi-2017-what-date-birmingham-12839573

Express and Star
Vaisakhi celebrations in return to Wolverhampton
http://www.expressandstar.com/entertainment/2017/03/10/vaisakhi-celebrations-in-return-to-wolverhampton/

Prince George Citizen 
CNC celebrates Vaisakhi, Sikh culture
http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/news/local-news/cnc-celebrates-vaisakhi-sikh-culture-1.14432493




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