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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
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MFMS 'Just Jugalbandhi' Series

Santoor superstar Pt. Ranajit Sengupta will be performing with accomplished sitarist, Pt. Ashim Chowdhury. Read More
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Indika 2017 Line Up Announced

This years festival is back and bigger than ever! 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
    • ‘The Beatles Ragafest & Indian Festival Village’ – a special celebration of the iconic Beatles album.

      Visit Sgt Pepper at 50

Milapfest Blog

Sargam Choir Visit

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Thank you to Sargam Choir for visiting us from Chennai

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Celebrate India at the Beck Theatre, London

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Photos of Samyo and Sabrang's exciting performance at Beck Theatre, London

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MFMS: Pt. Tarun Bhattacharya & Pt. Ronu Majumdar

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Photo blog from April's Music for the Mind and Soul concert at Liverpool's Capstone Theatre

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Art in Liverpool interview: Sgt Pepper at 50

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Milapfest recently gave an interview to Art in Liverpool about our involvement in the upcoming Sgt Pepper at 50 celebrations in Liverpool.

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Discovering India Schools Project

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Milapfest is further developing its growth in the Education sector and on Wednesday 29th March we piloted a project to deliver Indian Music, Dance and Art workshops.

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Indika 2017 Line Up Announced

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Indika is back and bigger than ever!

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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

Milapfest present the UK premiere of Nirumpama & Rajendra's stunning new dance show, Abhisaar

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Our work makes a difference to people’s lives and with your help there is so much more we can do. Whether you can offer time or money, Milapfest needs your support to continue our valuable work.

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