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NIAA 2017: Nominations Open

Milapfest invites nominations for the 3rd annual NATIONAL INDIAN ARTS AWARDS 2017 Read More
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Sgt Pepper at 50

Take a look back at the highlights from our work as part of the Sgt Pepper at 50 celebrations! Read More
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'Undone' Out Now

Tarang's new album is finally here! 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.

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

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    • 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
    • A very special annual summer school for our ensemble members to train with some of the greatest teachers from around the world.

      Visit Music India

Milapfest Blog

NATIONAL INDIAN ARTS AWARDS 2017: Nominations Now Open

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Milapfest invites nominations for the 3rd annual NATIONAL INDIAN ARTS AWARDS 2017

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Great News for Arts School Carnatic Vocal Students!

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100% of our Carnatic Vocal students passed their OFFAL exams!

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New Album from Rakesh Chaurasia & Anil Srinivasan Launched

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As part of our Sgt Pepper at 50 celebrations, Rakesh Chaurasia and Anil Srinivasan launched their new album, Melodies on the Mersey, which takes its inspiration from the uniquely musical city of Liverpool.

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Dance India Asia Pacific

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Dance India Asia Pacific Returning for 2017 with a spectacular programme of training and performance in Singapore.

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MFMS: Sanjay Guha & Sudeshna Bhattacharya

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Photo blog from our final Spring Season MFMS concert at the Capstone Theatre, Liverpool

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Celebrating Sgt Pepper at 50

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Take a look back at the highlights from our work as part of the Sgt Pepper at 50 celebrations!

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More from the blog

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

Indika, Europe's largest festival of Classical Indian Arts, returns for 2017 with a stellar line up! Join us from 21-28th July at Liverpool's Capstone Theatre.

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