United Sikh Mission float wins the Leishman Public Spirit Award in Rose Parade.

Written by Meeshika Sharma

Published on : January 3, 2018 4:14




The United Sikh Mission float "Serving Kindness" wins the Leishman Public Spirit Award during the 2018 Rose Parade in Pasadena on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (Photo by Keith Durflinger, Pasadena Star News/SCNG)

The 129th Rose Parade stepped off on time in a peaceful and festive Pasadena Monday, with 24 awards given to floats and a B-2 bomber soaring overhead.The parade featured 39 floral-covered floats, 20 equestrian groups and 20 marching bands, plus the marching bands from Oklahoma University and the University of Georgia.

This year’s parade theme is “Making A Difference,” and will feature 39 unique floats, as well as many marching bands and equestrian units.

The Rose Parade, also known as the Tournament of Roses Parade, is part of “America’s New Year Celebration” held in Pasadena, California each year on New Year’s Day.

The United Sikhs participated in Rose parade this year.The United Sikh Mission float “Serving Kindness” wins the Leishman Public Spirit Award during the 2018 Rose Parade in Pasadena on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018

United Sikh Mission –  United Sikh Mission organised the float themed “Serving Kindness”. The float won Leishman Public Spirit Award for most outstanding floral
presentation from a non-commercial participant. Last Year, Float sponsored by United Sikh Mission was themed “Together We Rise”

People all over USA had a glimpse of this live event being televised. Southern California’s New Year’s tradition: The Rose Parade Pasadena once again played host to the more than century-old tradition, as flower-adorned floats rolled down the streets, revelers flocked the grandstands and audiences across the country tuned in.

United Sikh Mission, “Serving Kindness.”