Tarannum Thind has been the beloved master of ceremonies for the Dhahan Prize awards since 2014. Originally from Chandigarh in Punjab, Tarannum built a career for herself in Canada as a media personality. South Asians may recognize her from ethnic
پنجابی ساہت لئی دُنیا دا سبھ توں معیاری انعام
The Dhahan Prize for Punjabi Literature celebrates the rich culture and transnational heritage of Punjabi literature and language. The prize aims to promote the growth of Punjabi language globally, as well as encourage new, emerging, and established writers working in the two Punjabi scripts, Gurmukhi and Shahmukhi.
One winner prize of $25,000 CAD
Two finalist prizes of $10,000 CAD each
Winner and finalists from out of town receive airfare and accomodation to attend award ceremonies in Vancouver, B.C.