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Shakti Awards Gala

  • Surrey, BC Canada (map)

Shakti Society is excited to announce the recipients of the 2017 Shakti Awards of Excellence on this International Women’s Day. These are women who have displayed shakti through their work and dedication and are trailblazers in their respective fields. The remaining Shakti Award recipients of 2017 will be announced at the Shakti Award Gala on March 25th, at Bollywood Banquet Hall at 6:30 p.m.

Lifetime Achievement Shakti Award : Sue Hammell
Academic Achievement Shakti Award of Excellence: Gurpreet Kaur Bains
Artistic Achievement Shakti Award of Excellence: Rimpy Sahota
Business and Entrepreneur Shakti Award of Excellence: Hema Bhatt
Public Service Award Shakti Award of Excellence: Rabina Anjum
Resilience Award Shakti Award of Excellence: Kerry Gibson
Shakti Award of Excellence Community Organization: The women of Moving Forward Society

The evening will be hosted by Mitra Castano, martial arts instructor and owner of Triunity Martial Arts Studio, Surrey. An enchanting solo tabla performance will be presented by world renowned artist, Cassius Khan.

The 15th Annual Shakti Awards will be held on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 at Bollywood Banquet Hall, 8166 – 128 St, Surrey. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the program will begin at 6:30 p.m. sharp. Tickets can be purchased from Kamal‘s Video #103-8268 120th Street, Surrey or by phone.

Please phone Sonia at 604-307-8796 or Sandhya Prasad at 778-788-6936 for tickets and more information. We accept E-Transfers.

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Later Event: March 26
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