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Vaisakhi Festival in Birmingham

One of the most important Sikh festivals is being held in Handsworth, Birmingham on Sunday. The Vaisakhi festival is a long established event symbolising the harvest in the Punjab.

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Sikhs explain the significance of Vaisakhi

What's thought to be the largest Vaisakhi event outside of India, thousands of people are celebrating in Birmingham today.

Several parades have taken place from Sikh temples around the city, converging on Handsworth Park this afternoon.

We spoke to people heading there from the Beadbi At Ramgharia Gurdwara in the Jewellery Quarter this morning.

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