Hardeep Singh SahotaHardeep Sahota is the General Manager of Royal Academy of Bhangra and the First Certified Bhangra Instructor in Canada under the CTDA (Canadian Dance Teachers Association). Through Royal Academy of Bhangra, he has raised the bar for bhangra institutes, bringing a professional and strategic structure to teaching and showcasing Punjabi Folk Bhangra, not only in Surrey BC, but on provincial, national and international stages. Hardeep Sahota has participated, judged, coached and produced Bhangra events and festivals all over the world since 2008.
Anita Lal is the Business Development Manager at Royal Academy of Bhangra. Anita is actively involved in community development as a Director for A-Town Presents, Seva Thrift Society’s Board of Directors, Canadian Blood Services Donor Relations Department and previously as the Executive Director at Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration (VIBC). Her passion for advocacy, cultural diversity and creating inclusive spaces keeps her motivated and has made her a strong and relevant voice in the community.