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Indika 2015

Our biggest festival of Indian classical music and dance starts this Friday!  Check out the full festival line-up!. Read More
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Indika Festival Launch Concert

The Indika festival kicks off with Pandit Ranajit Sengupta, Kousic Sen and Patri Satish Kumar . Read More
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Indika Featured Artist

Hear Anil Srinivasan, a high acclaimed Indian pianist, during a special early morning raga concert , late night improvised sessions and performing a brand new production - Touch - during Indika. Read More
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Mad & Divine

Don't miss the UK premiere of Rama Vaidyanathan's Dance Production -Mad & Divine, featuring a live Carnatic Orchestra! Read More
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Young Dancer of the Year Award Competition

The Shortlisted candidates for the Yuva Nritya Ratna Award have been announced! Read More


Milapfest organises performances of Indian dance and music anccross the UK throughout the year. Our annual calendar of events consists of over 50 performances, taking place at some of the best venues in the UK.  We work internationally to present the very best of Indian and British artists to audiences all over the world.  Our performance work carries a strong link to our committment in education and career pathway development.  Read More

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


Yuva Nritya Ratna Awards - Shortlist Announcement

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The Shortlisted candidates for the 2015 Yuva Nritya Ratna Awards competition have been announced!

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Dance India Insights

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On Days three and four of the Core Training Programme at Dance India Asia Pacific, we saw great energy, determination and dedication from our participants. After opening days interspersed with a variety of talks and workshops, the last few days were focused on core training.

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DIAP Day 2 - Interactions & Analysis

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This day at Dance India really symbolised the depth and breadth of knowledge and inspiration that Indian classical dance gives anyone who cares to notice . We learned today of sculpture, painting, rhythm, mythology, emotions, physicality and theatre, to name just a few.

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Early morning energy at DIAP2015

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Dance India is a movement to inspire high standards in education, performance and the sharing of Indian Dance around the world. We want to unite performers, teachers and students and give them an exciting and enjoyable experience they can take away.

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New album releasing in May!

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We're launching a new album at the end of this month - Beyond Roots! Pianist Rekesh Chauhan tells us a little bit about the music and his journey.

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