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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. Read More
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NIAA 2018

This year's ceremony took place at London's Southbank Centre in June 2018. Read More
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Vishwa Kala Ratna Awards

At this year's NIAA ceremony we will have both the 2018 and 2016 recipients of the International Award, Dr Jayanthi Kumaresh and Priyadarsini Govind. Read More
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Indika 2018 will return later than usual this year, from 17th October to 3rd November. 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.

      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

Milapfest Blog

Indika Dates Announced

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Join us from 17th October to 3rd Novemeber 2018 for Indika, Europe's finest festival of Indian Arts!

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Spring-Summer 2018 Season Highlights

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A look back at all the wonderful events so far...

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AGATHI UK Tour

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The thought-provoking dance-drama from Apsaras Arts, Singapore, had its UK premiere in June 2018.

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NIAA 2018 Ceremony

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The NIAAs returned for a 4th year, bigger and better than ever!

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MFMS: Balu Raguraman & Subartha Raguranam

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Photos from our last Music for the Mind & Soul concert of the Spring-Summer season

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Grammy Nominated Shashank Subramanyam Delights Music for the Mind & Soul Audiences

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The Bansuri Flautist travelled to Liverpool and Manchester in May 2018.

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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.

Upcoming event

Europe's finest festival of Indian Arts returns for 2018 from 17th October to 3rd November.

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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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We have a terrific collection of cds, dvds,Indian handicrafts and more available for purchase online or at our concerts.

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