Arlington Heights, November 17, 2019 (Yes Punjab News)
Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (PCS) www.PCSChicago.org organized a family style dinner banquet and Punjabi musical concert, on Saturday November 9, 2019, at Atlantis Banquets, 1273 N. Rand Road, Arlington Heights, IL, a suburb of Chicago. About 400 guests attended. Mr. & Mrs. Beant Singh Boparai were the chief guests.
The night featured the 2011 “Voice of Punjab” champion Jaspinder Raina with a melodious voice paired with famous singer Rajn Sandhu compeered by actor and entertainer Jagtar Jaggi of “Jalwe Jaggi De” Jus Punjabi TV fame.
Both Jaspinder Raina and Rajn Sandhu sang their currently popular songs and also from their newly released albums. Jagtar Jaggi emceed the program and entertained the audience with his jokes and comic style of program presentation. It was really a family style evening of Punjabi songs, dance, fun and food.
Guest of honor Consul Ranjit Singh of Indian Consulate in Chicago presented awards to the guest artists.
The chief guest Boparai and the guest of honor Ranjit Singh were honored by PCS Chairman Gurdeep Singh Nandra, PCS President Harwinder Paul Singh Lail, and all the PCS Officials.
The silver sponsors of the program were awarded with plaques of honor by Consul Ranjit Singh and the Gold Sponsors were honored with plaques by the Chief guest Beant Singh Boparai.
The program opened with a welcome address by PCS Vice President Vick Singh. PCS President Harwinder Paul Singh Lail introduced the artists and announced the award winning sponsors.
PCS Chairman Gurdeep Singh Nandra spoke very highly of the PCS team and the community service they are doing to connect our youth with Punjabi culture.
Upcoming PCS events are Thanksgiving Day Parade on State Street Chicago on Thursday November 28, and the Vaisakhi event “Rangla Punjab 2020” on Saturday April 11, 2020, at Hemmens Cultural Center Auditorium in Elgin, Illinois.
The Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago is a not-for-profit community service organization devoted to promoting Punjabi culture, language, performing arts, education, good citizenship, healthy life style, and sports in the metropolitan Chicago area and beyond. For further information please contact: