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THANK YOU FOR VOTING!

We were honoured to be shortlisted alongside so many fantastic people and organisations at the LCR Culture and Creativity Awards! Click here for more.
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Music for the Mind & Soul - 27th February

Enjikkudi Subramanian & HN Bhaskar with Patri Satish Kumar & Anirudh Athreya | Raga Shanmukhapriya Read More
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Music for the Mind & Soul - 27th March

Milap is delighted to bring to a brand new Jugalbandi performance, featuring one of the rarest of combinations ever presented... WATCH: https://youtu.be/Q9r8KdnJmOc Read More
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THE THILLANA

Releasing Thursday 1st October 2020 An ageless composition with a rich heritage, this is the music we never forget; artists unite for a tribute to one of India's greatest music icons, Lalgudi Jayaraman. Read More
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Celebrating Diwali with a packed digital programme

We're preparing to celebrate Diwali here at Milap with a week-long programme of music and dance that can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home!

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

Music for the Mind & Soul: March 2021

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A brand new Jugalbandi performance; featuring Flute J.A.Jayant and acclaimed Sarod player Debasmita Bhattacharya, performing Raag ‘Sarasangi’ / ‘Nat Bhairav’.

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Music for the Mind & Soul: February 2021

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Milap is delighted to bring to you this surprise package, featuring one of the rarest of combinations ever presented on the Carnatic stage.

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Music for the Mind & Soul returns - January 30th

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Despite the new national lockdown restrictions, our Music for the Mind & Soul concert series is continuing to thrive in its new digital format, with a further 3 concerts lined up in as many months.

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VOTE FOR MILAP!

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Milpa have been nominated for two awards at this Liverpool City Region Culture and Creativity Awards - the People's Choice and the Impact Award for International Reach.

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12 Days of Milap

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A series of daily surprises - fresh content and exciting performances, showcasing the best of Indian music and dance. Each day a new door will be unlocked on Milap's virtual Advent Calendar - opening to reveal a new surprise.

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'My Video Playlist' - Debapriya Adhikary & Samanwaya Sarkar

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As part of our 'My Video Playlist' series, we are proud to present music chosen by the brilliant Debapriya Adhikary and Samanwaya Sarkar.

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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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