Trafalgar Square to host Sikh New Year festivities

On Sunday 6 May, Trafalgar Square will play host to the Vaisakhi Festival in celebration of Sikh New Year.

Vaisakhi is the holiest day in the Sikh calendar
Vaisakhi is the holiest day in the Sikh calendar

The free event runs from 12 – 6.00pm, and this year is the tenth anniversary of the festival coming to London.

A mix of traditional and modern musicians will perform live during the day. There will be performances from artists including H-Dhami, Romy Shay, Kiran Dhanoa, Abbas Hasan and Sham.

The festival is organised by Sunrise Radio and the Greater London Authority. It attracts upwards of 30,000 people, including Sikhs, the wider Asian community, Londoners and tourists.

Vaisakhi is the holiest day in the Sikh calendar and Sikhs around the world will be sharing in the celebrations.

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