The event was kicked off on 9th March 2008 by Guest of Honour Mr S.Thavaneson,Chief Executive Officer of Sports Equipment PTE LTD. A total 27 Teams participated in 5th Young Khalsa League 2008. Family members and Friends of the league participants were present to witness the opening ceremony. The games were played on weekends and on Public Holidays. The games were enthusiastically supported by the parents/family members of the youth players. The finals of the knock out were played on 16th April 2008.
Guest-of-Honour, Mr Jasminder Singh Gholia, Main Sponsor for the 5th Young Khalsa League, gave away the prizes to the winners.
Last year was indeed an eventful, exciting and rewarding one for all of us. We met most of the objectives that we laid out for ourselves, and feel proud that our Committee contributed towards making a difference for the ladies of our community. Of the events that we organized, four are worthy of mention.
Firstly, we successful organized Shawa Punjabaney, a fund-raising walk in conjunction with the International Women's Day on the 7 March 2008. The event was a huge success, with over 550 ladies participating in the event. The aims of this project were to raise funds for:
Vesakhi Mela 2008 (fun fair) was held on Sunday, 20th April 2008 at the Singapore Khalsa Association.
Dr Ng Eng Hen, Minister for Education and Second Minister for Defence graced the occasion as the Guest-of-Honour.
The theme of the Mela was "Forging Family Values in our Multi-Racial Society". This theme is in concert with the aim of enhancing family values in Singapore's multi-racial environment.
There were many fun filled events and hands-on elements in the programme such as SKA Idol, Little Champs talent search, musical performances, Punjabi folk dances (Giddha) and the ever vibrant Bhangra Dances was the highlights of the day.