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Chalte Chalte

Add a bit of Bollywood spice to your Christmas plans with a musical evening featuring Pooja Angra and Karan Rana! Read More
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Balleilakka!

Tarang collaborated with the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain for an exciting version of Balleilakka! from 'Sivaji: The Boss, A. R. Rahman, arr. Ethan Sperry. Read More
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Season Greetings

The Milapfest team would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas.
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Music for the Mind & Soul: Just Jugalbandi Season

Milapfest's Music for the Mind & Soul concert series with a special Spring season dedicated to Jugalbandis - a series of vibrant and unique performances featuring duets from two solo musicians.
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Music for the Mind & Soul: Prabhat Rao

In the first of our special Jugalbandhi series, Prabhat Rao, of the Patiala Gharana, is taking to the stage alongside an ensemble of talented musicians. Read More

Who we are

Milapfest’s mission is to ‘Unite Hearts through Arts’ by producing memorable and inspirational experiences in Indian Arts for everyone through a dynamic programme of performances, education and artist development opportunities.

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Milapfest Performances

Milapfest produces world-class performances throughout the year.  Look out for exciting events in your area.

What's On

Our Work

    • Tarang is the UK’s National Ensemble for Indian Music. Featuring brilliant young musicians, the ensembles innovative music making serves as both a fascinating experience for the audience and an intensive artists’ development programme.

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    • Samyo is the National Youth Orchestra for Indian Music. A unique orchestra, playing especially composed music and combining elements of Indian classical, western and world music, Samyo is leading the way for the next generation musicians in the UK.

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    • A weekly programme of high quality instruction offered in Indian classical music and dance in Liverpool.

      Visit Arts School
    • An internationally renowned intensive training programme in Indian classical dance.  As a unique dance movement, the school supports the learning, development and performance of Indian dance across the globe.

      Visit Dance India
    • One of Europe’s largest festivals of Indian classical arts featuring exciting performances and collaborations from internationally renowned artists for an entire week each summer.

      Visit Indika
    • The Milapfest Institute for Indian arts, based at Liverpool Hope University, brings together the worlds of performance, education, artist development and research and features a library archive of rare live music and dance recordings.

      Visit Sannidhi
    • An intensive training programme led by some of India’s most distinguished musicians, held during the summer for the musicians of Samyo and Tarang.

      Visit Music India

Milapfest Blog

Arts School Exams

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We would just like to extend a warm congratulations to all those who took part in the exams held on Saturday 19th November 2016.

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Prayag Sangeet Samity Exam Notice

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Our Art School Kathak, Tabla and Hindustani vocal exams will take place on 19th November 2016.

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National Indian Arts Awards 2016

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On Thursday 20th October, we hosted the second annual National Indian Arts Awards at London's Nehru Centre.

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Tarang Blog - Raam's visit to Bangalore

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Here is the second part of Tarang member Raam's journey to India.

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Art School Timetable Changes

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Please be aware that there have been some changes made to the Arts School timetable.

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New Arts School Class - Veena

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We are really pleased to announce that as of Autumn 2016, Arts School will now be offering Veena classes led by Prashanthini Shanthakumar.

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Instruments India is Milapfest’s latest initiative to bring audiences closer to the music and instruments of Indian classical music. This new web resource will guide you through the sounds, music and history of each instrument seen on stage at Milapfest concerts across the UK and beyond.

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  • viloin
  • 22.veena_
  • 20.uddukai1
  • 21.thavil2
  • 28.tarshennai-01
  • ghungroo
  • 18.tabla_
  • 17.swarmandel
  • 29.shursingar-01
  • 16.sitar_
  • 1.sangu_11
  • 12.sarod_
  • 13.sarangi1
  • 11.santoor
  • 14.shenai2
  • 27.mridangam1
  • 8.Morsing
  • 9.kanjira
  • 7.harmonium
  • 5.ghatam1
  • 4.e-tampura11
  • 3.dilruba2
  • 2.bansuri
  • 26.konnakol
  • 34.vocal_male2
  • 6.ghungroo1
  • 25.vocal_female2

Upcoming event

Add a bit of Bollywood Spice to your Christmas plans with a musical evening of all your cinematic favourites

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