6th Vaisakhi Mela -2017
Sher-e-Punjab Sports and Cultural Society Cincinnati, Dayton, Lima and Columbus Ohio presents 6th annual Vaisakhi Mela 2017. It will be held on April 22, 2017. It will be evening with full of entertainment, cultural and family activities.
•When : April 22, 2017, 4PM -till dusk •Where : Monroe High School •Address : 220 Yankee RD, Monroe-45050 •Ticket : No Ticket Required
For those who do not know, Vaisakhi also known as Baisakhi, Vaishakhi, or Vasakhi refers to the harvest festival of the Punjab region, the Punjabi new year falling on the first day of Vaisakh which is the first solar month of the Punjabi calendar, Khalsa Sirjana Divas which marks the birth of the Khalsa in the year 1699 and the Mesha Sankranti festival.
This day is also observed as a thanksgiving day by farmers whereby farmers pay their tribute, thanking God for the abundant harvest and also praying for future prosperity.The harvest festival is also characterised by the folk dance Bhangra which traditionally is a harvest dance.