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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

Milapfest Blog

National Indian Arts Awards

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The awards honour the hard work of artists and arts professionals in the UK

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The Great British Baraat

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We are teaming up with our friends at Movema for an exciting new LightNight commission!

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The Great British Gharana: SAMYO

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A photo round up of our fantastic ensembles showcase.

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MFMS: Josh Feinberg & Kousic Sen

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A photo round up of the incredible performance from Josh Feinberg and Kousic Sen.

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Applications for Milapfest Ensembles are OPEN!

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We are really pleased to announce that we are recruiting new members for our ensembles.

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Alok Nayak Announced as New CEO

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Alok Nayak's new role has been announced following the departure of Prashant Nayak earlier this year.

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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

We are teaming up with our friends at Movema for an exciting, never before seen Light Night commission on Friday 17th May!

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Support Us

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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