Sikh Art & Film Foundation

Friday, October 3, 2008 at 7pm | Cipriani | 55 Wall Street, New York, NY

A Celebration of the rich Heritage, Traditions & Culture of Sikhs with a “Star Studded”
Evening of Awards, Dance, Art Auction, Fun & Entertainment…

Awards were presented to the following Individuals who have Contributed towards Elevating the Sikh Experience:

  • Vision: Stuart Rabinowitz, President - Hofstra University

  • Leadership: Ajay Banga, Chief Executive Officer - Citi Asia Pacific

  • Creativity: Susan Stronge, Senior Curator - Asian Department of The Victoria & Albert Museum

  • Chief Guest:
    • His Excellency General (Retd.) J. J. Singh - Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, India

  • Guest of Honor:
    • Honorable Thomas P. DiNapoli - Comptroller of New York State

A formal Festive Event at the Luxurious Cipriani Wall Street.

  • Entertainment by Rabbi Shergill - Acclaimed Punjabi & Sufi Recording Artist

  • Mistress of Ceremonies - Katheryn Winnick - Film & TV Actress

  • Master of Ceremonies - Dr. Chirinjeev Khaturia - Founder, PlanetSpace, Inc.

  • DJ & Music by DJ Rekha - Creator & Producer, Basement Bhangra

  • Guests Networked with Dignitaries, Ambassadors, Celebrities & Corporate Leaders

  • Silent Auction of exquisite Sikh & Punjabi Art

  • Over 500 Guests enjoyed the Gala


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Click the following images for information about award winners, chief guest and entertainers.


Vision: Stuart Rabinowitz
Leadership: Ajay Banja
Creativity: Susan Stronge
Special Guests

His Excellency General (Retd.) J. J. Singh

Performer: Rabbi Shergill
Emcee: Katheryn Winnick
Emcee: Dr. Chirinjeev Khaturia
Performer: DJ Rekha