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Bhangra in the Burgh V brings culture and music

In Uncategorized on November 7, 2011 at 3:56 am

Carnegie Mellon University presented the fifth annual Bhangra in the Burgh on Nov. 5 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall. Featuring Bhangra teams and cultural exhibition acts from universities around the country, the four hour long event sent the University of North Carolina home with the win. A large portion of ticket sales from the event also went to St. Jude’s Cancer center, known for its research on children’s diseases.Originating in both East Pakistan and Northwest India, Bhangra is a high-energy folk dance performed this tie of year traditionally to celebrate the annual harvest. The event brought together eight Bhangra teams and seven exhibition acts ranging from South Asian dance to hip-hop fusion. For more information on the event please visit, http://www.bhangraintheburgh.com.

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