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Celebrate India!

Join the landmark ensembles SAMYO, the National Youth Orchestra for Indian Music, and SABRANG, the National Choir for Indian Music, for an evening of breathtaking performances celebrating the rich depth and variety of Indian musical culture. Read More
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MFMS: Roopa Panesar & Friends

Celebrate the talents of the Great British Gharana by joining Roopa Panesar, one of the UK's finest sitarists, as she takes to the stage alongside a unique ensemble of musicians, all of whom have learnt and developed Indian classical music here in Britain. Read More
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Samyo & Sabrang are Recruiting!

If you a talented musician or vocalist aged between 12-25 years old then you could be learning from world class tutors & performing unique repertoire in high profile venues! Read More
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Nirupama & Rajendra return to Milapfest with a stunning new dance production. Read More
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Sgt Pepper at 50

Milapfest are really excited to announce a day long celebration of the iconic Beatle's album as part of a huge city-wide programme! 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.

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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. Its performances features an array of compositions inspired by North and South Indian Classical, western and world music. Samyo is leading the way in providing performance and training opportunities for young people in England.

      Visit Samyo
    • 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

Sgt Pepper at 50 Celebration Event

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Join Milapfest and the City of Liverpool as we celebrate 50 years since the Beatle's iconic album!

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More Arts School Exam Results!

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More 2016 Prayag Sangeet Samity examination results are in!

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Statement Regarding the Sad Passing of Pt Ramesh Misra

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We are deeply saddened by the recent news of Pandit Ramesh Misra's passing.

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Ashnaa's Blog - SAMYO/SABRANG at Music India 2016

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A blog from our Sabrang Leader, Ashnaa, about her experience at Music India 2016.

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Remembering Smt Neila Sathyalingam

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It's with great sadness that we learnt about the passing of a wonderful woman, artist, friend and partner in Singapore, Smt. Neila Sathyalingam.

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Milapfest attend UK-India Year of Culture event at Buckingham Palace

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Milapfest's Executive Director, Prashant Nayak, was honoured with an invite to the prestigious UK-India Year of Culture launch at Buckingham Palace.

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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

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Enjoy Music for the Mind & Soul's Just Jugalbandhi Spring Season with a unique performance by Maya Jazz

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