Barclay Arena to Host Bhangra Showdown


The Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham will host the 9th British Bhangra Showdown….reports Asian Lite News

City Hall - BhangraThe world’s biggest Bhangra Showdown outside India will take place at Birmingham on Saturday. Now in its 9th successive year, the showdown began as a venture, organised by the Imperial College Punjabi Society, with the aim of raising money for charities whilst enjoying the traditions of the vibrant Punjabi culture. Nine teams representing different universities will perform for the coveted Bhangra trophy.

With support from the Punjabi community and university Bhangra teams from across the UK, the Bhangra Showdown has continuously been successful. The event has received much media attention as a model for cultural enterprise. Furthermore tens of thousands of pounds has been raised for charitable causes.

The Bhangra Showdown 2016 takes place at the Barclaycard Arena, King Edwards Rd, Birmingham B1 2AA, on February 20.