“An individual’s mother language has all the knowledge about one’s cultural roots, family history and identity.” Sitting in her classroom, surrounded by walls abundantly decorated with signs,
The Dhahan Prize Youth Award is an initiative created by The Dhahan Prize in partnership with BC secondary schools, in particular, L.A. Matheson Secondary, Surrey School District. The purpose of
Vancouver, BC (September 13, 2018) – The Dhahan Prize for Punjabi Literature proudly announces the 2018 winners awarded for excellence in the Punjabi literary community. The Dhahan Prize promotes
We are very excited to share that the anthology of winning stories from the 2017 Dhahan Prize Youth Awards has been published. Congratulations to the winning authors from Burnaby South Secondary,
The rivers of Western Punjab appear to be narrowing like those of Eastern Punjab as I witnessed a day earlier at Beas and Sutlej while travelling to Attari from Ludhiana. I observed a similar pattern
The Dhahan Prize Team comprising of two renowned Canadian Punjabi authors Harpreet Sekha and Sadhu Binning, Professor Raghbir Singh Sirjana, Chair of the Dhahan Prize Advisory Committee, Harinder K.
WE are extremely pleased to let you know that the Canadian Consulate General (Chandigarh, India) is hosting a three city literary tour from March 6 to 8 for the Dhahan Prize accompanied by
Two Finalist prizes increased from $5,000 to $10,000 Vancouver, BC (January 11, 2018) – Submissions are now open for the Dhahan Prize, the world’s signature prize in Punjabi literature.
Honourable Jinny Sims, B.C. Minister of Citizens' Services, presented Barj S. Dhahan with with Provincial Proclamation for the 2017 Punjabi Literature Week at the Dhahan Prize Award Ceremony. The City