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We are trying to elevate conversations in the Bhangra circuit interviewing top teams and personalities, debating competitions and other performances, and discussing controversies that came out of the circuit.

The Bhangra Podcast Umer Qureshi

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We are trying to elevate conversations in the Bhangra circuit interviewing top teams and personalities, debating competitions and other performances, and discussing controversies that came out of the circuit.

    80 - Competition Best Practices: Bhangra at the Alamo

    80 - Competition Best Practices: Bhangra at the Alamo

    Sup y’all, on this episode of The Bhangra Podcast, we are talking to Ampal Kaur and Deshmesh Singh about their experience running the award winning competition Bhangra at the Alamo and hopefully you can learn from some of their best practices.
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    79 - Buckeye Mela 2024 Judges Panel

    79 - Buckeye Mela 2024 Judges Panel

    Sup y'all. On this episode of The Bhangra Podcast, we speak with the judges of Buckeye Mela 2024.
    Timestamps
    00:00 Introduction and Introductions
    03:16 Discussion on Alamo Incident
    09:54 Review of Rubric Changes
    11:51 Changing the Dancing Time Limit
    17:00 Placings Discussion: Alamo vs FCB
    24:39 Impact of Deductions on Placings
    34:00 Discussion on Pagh and Chunni Deductions
    35:34 Discussion on Chunni and Uniform
    40:36 Conversation about First and Second Place
    51:22 Surprise about Azaad's Placement
    01:00:50 Evaluation of MMD's Performance
    01:06:10 Discussion on Superlatives
    01:14:06 Discussion about Academy teams and their success
    01:16:48 Advantages of Academy teams over college teams
    01:19:19 Importance of understanding Punjabi culture
    01:21:52 Cultural appropriation vs cultural appreciation
    01:25:26 Final thought
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    • 55 min
    78 - What Happened at Mela? A Conversation with the Co-Directors

    78 - What Happened at Mela? A Conversation with the Co-Directors

    A lot of tamasha has been said surrounding Alamo City Bhangra. The Buckeye Mela directors came on the pod to address what actually happened and dispel some of the crazier things that were said.
    00:00 Introduction
    01:22 Explanation of the Events Leading to the Incident
    03:02 The Incident and its Aftermath
    06:21 Allegations of Threatening Behavior
    08:28 Discussion on the Punishment
    10:20 Communication with Judges and Point Deduction
    12:47 Revealing the Point Deduction to the Judges
    13:11 Turning off the Livestream
    14:00 Discussion on Livestream Practices
    15:42 Conclusion and Appreciation
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    • 14 min
    Gajjdi Gossip Episode 3 with Umer Qureshi

    Gajjdi Gossip Episode 3 with Umer Qureshi

    Sup y'all, I was on the Gajjdi Gossip Podcast a little bit ago so I decided to cross-post it onto our feed. Make sure to subscribe to their YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/@GajjdiGossip
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    76 - 1st International Bhangra Awards

    76 - 1st International Bhangra Awards

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    • 13 min
    Bhangra in the Burgh 2022 Judges Panel

    Bhangra in the Burgh 2022 Judges Panel

    Sup y'all, on this episode of The Bhangra Podcast we're talking to the judges of Bhangra in the Burgh 2022 Anil Kundal, Amrit Grewal, Simran Lalli, and Kuntal Shah.
    Burgh 2021 RubricBurgh 2022 RubricBurgh 2022 Scoresheet
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    • 18 min

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