Bhangra (music) | cultural impact and resurgence of punjabi folk music in the west
The third and fourth generation are generally unable to speak Punjabi if their parents could hardly speak it. There is a move towards
Another cause of the resurgence of Punjabi folk music is due to the increased popularity of Bhangra in areas like the U.K. Canada and U.S.A. Bhangra has become more accessible through social media platforms i.e. youtube and Instagram, for the younger generation. In addition, multiple universities, across the UK, USA, and Canada, have teams as well as academies being set up by senior dancers separate from universities. This resurgence has led to a desire for more traditional folk songs and beats, but also a learning opportunity for kids of their cultures.