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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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The Great British Gharana - SAMYO

The National Youth Orchestra for Indian Music returns with its dazzling array of instruments and voices. Read More
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MFMS: Josh Feinberg & Kousic Sen

Joining us all the way from the US, the accalimed siatrist will be teaming us with our MFMS favourite tabla maestro. Read More
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Dance India Europe - Registration Open

Registrations are open for Dance India Europe 2019. Read More
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NIAA 2019: Nominations Open

Nominations for a range of awards are now open to applications! 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

Milapfest Blog

Manish Pingle, Gurdain Rayatt & Jack Jennings Perform

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Here's a look back at our first performances of 2019.

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The Great British Gharana – SAMYO: Anjana Rajagopalan Profile

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Meet our new Sabrang conductor, Anjana Rajagopalan, ahead of the ensembles annual showcase.

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ACE Chief Darren Henley on Creativity: Why It Matters

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Here's a short recap of the event.

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The Great British Gharana - SAMYO: JA Jayanth Profile

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Find out a little bit more about SAMYO's upcoming performance from their instrumental mentor, JA JAyanth.

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The Great British Gharana - SAMYO: Ramshanker Sathianarayanan Profile

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Our orchestra conductor and composer gave us a quick interview ahead of SAMYO's new concert.

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The Great British Gharana - SAMYO: Pt Ranajit Sengupta Profile

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Get to know one of the guest artists and composers performing alongside SAMYO at their next performance.

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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

SAMYO, The National Youth Orchestra for India Music returns to London with their stunning annual showcase.

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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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