Midlands bhangra group dance off with top UK award

They have conquered the world stage for over 26 years and now the UK based multi award winning dance group Gabhru Panjab De (GPD) Bhangra Dancers have officially won the UK Bhangra Awards 2014 under the category ‘Best Dance Group’. The awards ceremony took place on Saturday 29th November 2014 at Baylis House, Slough, UK.

GPD Live Team members with Trophy © GPD

GPD group is based in Sandwell and Birmingham, West Midlands has been established since 1988 and now have over 200 registered members, the group is growing stronger and stronger. Gabhru Panjab De (meaning: ‘Youth of the Panjab’), are one of the leading Bhangra dance groups in the world and are considered as the ambassadors of Bhangra with numerous performances and accolades across the globe including France, Turkey, Jordan, Sweden, Holland, Germany, Belgium, Canada, Bulgaria, UAE to name but a few. In 2001 GPD won 1st place at the Bhangra dance competition held in Toronto, Canada.

“In 1988, our story started with six friends who had a passion for Bhangra, music and dance. Not in our wildest dreams did we imagine that GPD would grow into one of the most successful Bhangra dance groups outside of India to date”.

– BINDI SANDHU, GPD FOUNDER