On occasion of Vaisakhi, Five team entertainment had organized Brisbane Vaisakhi Mela 2018 at Rocklea Showgrounds on 14th April 2018. The event was sponsored majorly by New England College & Aussizz group.
The highlight of the event was the performances by Jazzy B & Miss Pooja. Jaswinder Singh Bains more popularly known as Jazzy Bains or Jazzy B is a Punjabi language Bhangra singer-songwriter and actor. Gurinder Kaur Kainth popularly known as Miss Pooja is a Punjabi singer who has released duets with more than 100 singers making her the largest-selling female bhangra artist in India and overseas. The special guest at the event was Councilor Angela Owen accompanied by Ms. Pinky Singh, President of Punjabi Welfare Association of Australia. The event was attended by most of the Punjabi community in Brisbane.
Vaisakhi, also known as Baisakhi, takes place each year in the month of April, either on the 13th or 14th. There are two different elements to Vaisakhi – firstly it refers to the harvest festival in the Punjab region of India, and secondly it marks the day that Sikhism was born as a collective faith in 1699. This day is also observed by the farming community of Punjab as a day of giving thanks and paying tribute to God for their abundant harvest and praying for future prosperity.