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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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National Indian Arts Awards 2018

We are now welcoming nominations for the 4th annual National Indian Arts Awards. Read More
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Music for the Mind & Soul Tour

Flute maestro JA Jayanth is touring Liverpool. Manchester and London with Shehnai artiste Ashwani Shankar. 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.

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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
    • A very special annual summer school for our ensemble members to train with some of the greatest teachers from around the world.

      Visit Music India

Milapfest Blog

Nominations are Still Open for the NIAA 2018

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There is still time to apply for one of this year's awards. Nominations will close on Monday 30th April.

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Feast of Fire Celebration

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Milapfest closed this year's Feast of Fire festival with AGNI, a visual spectacular of Indian music and dance.

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Dr Janaki Rangarajan Tour

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Stunning Bharatanatyam dancer, Janaki Rangarajan, visited London and Liverpool with two unique solo productions.

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Milapfest Help Launch Beatles in India Exhibition

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The Beatle's Story in Liverpool opened a new exhibition exploring the Beatle's time in India and Milapfest were there to make the launch a roaring success.

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Shreya Devnath Tour

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Lalgudi protegee Shreya Devnath performed two stunning violin concerts in Manchester and Liverpool in March alongside established and rising percussion stars.

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Discover India Day at Manchester Museum

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In March, Milapfest teamed up with Band on the Wall to present an exciting Discover India Day - which introduced primary school children to the best in Indian arts.

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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

The flute and the shehnai combine in the next concerts of our Music for the Mind & Soul series.

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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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