The Story of Vaisakhi ~ BBC : Sunday, 10 April 2011

by Gurmukh Singh ~ The Sikh Times

Vaisakhi (46K)

‘The Story of Vaisakhi’
Sunday 10 April 2011: BBC 1 from 1.15-1.45pm

Fri, Apr 08, 2011: The Sikh Federation (UK) has confirmed that the BBC has for the first-time made a special 30-minute programme called ‘The Story of Vaisakhi’.

The program aims to increase awareness of non-Sikhs about how Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji created a blueprint for a Sikhs’ distinctive and unique visual identity.

The film explores themes, such as, tolerance, equality, humility, dignity and an active concern for others.

Many including the Sikh Federation (UK) have contributed to this film to provide an introduction to this annual Sikh festival.

It has been confirmed ‘The Story of Vaisakhi’ will be shown on Sunday 10 April 2011 on BBC 1 at 1.15pm (UK time) and the film can be seen across Europe via satellite.

4/12/2011 - Someone posted the video from the program on youtube after it aired so if you missed it you can watch below:

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