Rangla Punjab (Meaning "Colorful Punjab"), PCS' flagship event now in it's third decade, is held every April in time to celebrate the traditional harvest festival - Vaisakhi. It showcases local talent in Punjabi music, songs, dances, short plays and poetry. PCS volunteers teach the Punjabi dances - Bhangra and Giddha to teams who then compete against each other and perform for a packed community audience.
PCS of Chicago hosted Rangla Punjab 2022 in person event on May 21st, 2022. Rangla Punjab pictures are available now!!
We are pleased to announce that PCS hosted Rangla Punjab 2021 virtually this year. Information on Rangla Punjab virtual event and vidoes is on the Rangla Punjab page.
PUNJABI CULTURAL SOCIETY OF CHICAGO PARTICIPATES IN THE 87th. CHICAGO THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE
The Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (PCS) participated in the 87th Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade held on November 25, 2021, on State Street in the heart of downtown. Chicagoans were excited that the Thanksgiving parade was truly happening after last year’s cancellation.
Read more,,, Chicago Sees Punjabi's in Thanksgiving Day Parade
PCS is helping organize aid for our community in India fighting against current COVID situation and surge. We are working with organizations on the ground to coordinate relief efforts. Visit the COVID-AID page for more information and updates.
Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (P.C.S.) is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization promoting education, good citizenship, community development, civic commitment and involvement, and preserving Punjabi Culture, language, sports and performing arts of the North-Indian state of Punjab among its community members and also mainstream Americans in the Midwest and beyond. PCS caters to this need both by directly organizing events that bring community members together from all over the Midwest region and by facilitating participation of its community members in mainstream activities. PCS has a holistic approach to community building and it's comprehensive programming encompasses a variety of aspects of community life and it's needs.