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Milap Presents...

Join us this Wednesday 27th May 2020 at 6pm (UK) for a beautiful and relaxing evening coming to you from Mumbai. Read More
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Bhangra Lockdown

Our new 'Try it Out' sessions will give you a chance to dance or try out some singing from the comfort of your own home!  A five week Bhangra dance and fitness course continues this Thursday night! Read More
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Music for the Mind & Soul is back!

Our popular concert series is now online! Tune in on Friday 29th May at 6pm for a brilliant evening of Hindustani Classical Music. Read More
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My Video Playlist

This week we explore Abhijit Pohankar's favourite tracks - expect musical taste as varied as his talent! 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.

What's On

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.

      Visit Tarang
    • 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.

      Visit Samyo
    • 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

My Video Playlist - Abhijit Pohankar

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Mumbai based Music Producer, Keyboardist and Vocalist, Abhijit Pohankar, selects his favourite tracks including tracks from Yanni, Asha Bhosle and Pandit Shivkumar Sharma.

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LightNightatHome: LIVERPOOL 800

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Take a closer look at an iconic painting by 'The Singh Twins' celebrating the wonderful city we are proud to call HOME.

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'My Video Playlist' with Girishh Gopalakrishnan

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For this weeks video playlist, we're featuring top picks from film composer Girishh Gopalakrishnan. Featuring a varied selection of Indian rap and classical to Bon Iver and Qawwali, you'll be sure to discover something new here!

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'My Video Playlist' with Kousic Sen

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Our Artist in Residence, tabla artist Kousic Sen, highlights some of his most favourite Indian classical music tracks in the first of our new series of artist playlists.

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An important update from us

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Our response to the coronavirus

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Dance India travels to London!

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A weekend masterclass in November for advanced and professional practitioners of Bharatanatyam.

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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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