Sikh Youth Australia

Posted on 13/04/2011 by Saranpaal Calais | Category: Events Press Sikhism Celebrates World Turban Day with iPhone and iPad App and creator Ash Singh, a facilitator at SYA’s leadership camps, has an ambitious goal of “Turban-izing” over 10 Million people all over the world this year through the new App.

The App can be downloaded from or simply search “Turbanizer” in the AppStore.
Once installed, the Turbanizer App allows you to try on over 50 different style turbans from photos taken from your camera or from Facebook. Once you have Turbanized your photo, you can share it via email, Twitter or Facebook.

“Surprisingly, there are a lot of people that wonder what they look like in a Turban” said Mr. Singh in a recent interview. “For non-Turban wearers, visualizing yourself in a Turban is a way to help break the stigma associated with it – you might be surprised to find that you look better with one”.

After 9/11, many Sikhs were targeted due to their similiar appearence to terrorists in the news. Ash decided to promote the turban in a fun and interesting way and has since reached out to millions of people all over the world to educate them about turbans through and

When asked what his personal goal behind the Turbanizer, Mr Singh responded, “I hope that the turban can become a mainstream fashionwear. I have an 8 month old son – I hope when he gets old enough to wear a turban, its considered cool and not associated with terrorism.” “Its great to see some of the big fashion labels like Prada starting to sell turbans. Lets keep the momentum going.” he added.

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