Vaisakhi Celebration & Punjabi New Year

Settlement ISC Community, Seniors

Happy Vaisakhi! Today is 13th April, many around the around the world are celebrating Vaisakhi. Vaisakhi refers to the harvest festival of the Punjab region.  It is a popular celebration around India, and it makes the start of the Punjabi New Year.

On April 9, 2016, Immigrant Services Calgary’s Community Initiatives for Immigrant Seniors Program (CISP) invited over 51 seniors to celebrate the Punjabi New Year and Vaisakhi. The seniors had a great time with the games, dancing, and a photo booth.