In times when music is synonymous with deafening noise and meaningless lyrics, there is one singer who is making efforts to restore our rich tradition to the glory it deserves.
Heard enough of Rock Bands, it’s Folk Band put together by Pammi Bai, a known international folk singer and dancer from the Punjab region.
When Pammi Bai started a drive against vulgarity in Punjabi music a decade and half ago, he was admired and applauded by Punjabis settled all across the globe. With his newly formed Folk Band, he strives to repeat the feat.
About 200 songs to his credit that truly celebrate the spirit of Punjab, pammi has stuct on to his principles for all these years. One of the few singers who has been working on the preserving the rich Punjabi tradition and not falling prey to the westernization of culture, this singer has put in a lot of research and hardwork in upholding the folk tradition of Punjab.
An outstanding singer as well as folk dancer, pammi Bai refuses tobe swept by the changing times. And, rather be a cultural icon that people would look up to in the generation to come. Pammi Bai had performed along with his troupe more than to 25 countries around the world.
Pammi Bai honured the prestigious Shromani Award in Punjabi Folk Singing – 2009 by Govt. Punjab and Now the Punjabi university, Patiala gives a great Honors to Pammi Bai with Fellowship in Dept. of Punjabi Development 2010 to 2015
Govt. of Punjab appointed Pammi Bai as a member of advisory board language department of punjab for 3 years from 2015 to 2018. Now Sangeet Natak Academy (Govt. of India) New Delhi announced national award in field of Punjabi Folk Singing 2015. Which will be confer by president of India on 4th October 2016.
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