Sikh Poet Becomes a Star on Australia’s Got Talent – Media Coverage

This week Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa became a viral sensation after performing a heart-touching poem on reality TV show Australia’s Got Talent (AGT).

The topic of the poem was Sikhs in Australia and the bigotry they face. The 21 year old won praise from all four of the show’s judges and the audience, progressing through to the next round of the talent contest. AGT is one of the nation’s most popular TV shows. Videos of Sukhjit’s performance have since been shared and viewed tens of thousands of times through social media.

Here we share some of the coverage Sukhjit has gained since her fantastic performance.

Sukhjit can be found on Twitter (https://twitter.com/SukhjitKhalsa) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/sookjeet/?fref=ts).

Huffington Post Australia – http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2016/02/10/sukhjit-kaur-khalsa_n_9205822.html

Huffington Post India – http://www.huffingtonpost.in/2016/02/10/sukhjit-kaur-khalsa-aust_n_9199894.html

SBS – http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/hindi/en/article/2016/02/09/meet-sukhjit-kaur-khalsa-australias-latest-sensation

Daily Sikh Updates – http://dailysikhupdates.com/sukhjit-kaur-parliament-speech/

Hindustan Times – http://www.hindustantimes.com/tv/i-m-not-a-freak-i-m-fully-sikh-australia-s-got-talent-contestant-s-video-goes-viral/story-l0pMAcGnyxYJZv0B5UEi0H.html

India Times – http://www.indiatimes.com/news/world/sukhjit-kaur-khalsa-the-sikh-sensation-who-just-took-on-every-racist-aussie-with-her-spoken-word-poetry-250602.html

NDTV – http://www.ndtv.com/offbeat/this-sikh-womans-poem-on-racism-in-australia-is-going-viral-1276216

 

 

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