Sikh Art & Film Foundation

September 19, 2009 at 7pm | Cipriani | 55 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005

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

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

  • Vision - Shelley & Donald Rubin, Co-Founders & Chairs - Rubin Museum of Art

  • Leadership - Analjit Singh, Founder & Chairman - Max India Group of Companies

  • "Sewa" Community Service - Sardar Ujagar Singh, Director - Camp Chardi Kala

A formal Black-Tie Event at the Luxurious Cipriani Wall Street:

  • Guest of Honor - Mira Nair

  • Entertainment by "Rhythm Dhol Bass" - RDB feat. Nindy Kaur!

  • Mistress of Ceremonies - Dr. Daljit Dhaliwal

  • Dance Choreography by Rujuta Vaidya

  • Silent & Live Auction of exquisite Sikh & Punjabi Art featuring Arpana Caur

  • Film Festival Awards Presentation

  • DJ & Music by DJ Kucha

  • Performance by NYC Bhangra and The Dhol Xperience

  • Network with Dignitaries, Ambassadors, Celebrities & Corporate Leaders

  • Prior Galas attended by over 500 Guests

  • Heritage Gala After Party (11:30pm - 4am) at Leela Lounge

Dignitaries invited and expected to attend:

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

  • Honorable Upendra J. Chivukula - Deputy Speaker & Assemblyman, State of New Jersey

  • Honorable Michael Benjamin - Assemblyman, New York State

  • Honorable Ravinder Singh Bhalla - Councilman-at-Large, City of Hoboken

  • Honorable Tarlochan Singh - MP, India

  • H. E. Ambassador Hardeep Singh Puri - Permanent Representative of India to the U.N.

  • Ambassador Lakshmi Puri

  • Ambassador Prabhu Dayal - Consul General of India, New York


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


Lifetime Achievement


Guest of Honor - Mira Nair
Performer - RDB feat. Nindy Kaur
Mistress of Ceremonies - Daljit Dhaliwal
Performer - Rujuta Vaidya
Performer - DJ Kucha
Performer - NYC Bhangra
Performer -The Dhol Xperience