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Dance India Asia Pacific: Day 5 #DIAP16

Posted on June 18, 2016 by Alok Nayak

This year, the shawls presented to the participants and awardees were an aesthetic delight. Ordered specially for the occasion from Kalakshetra Foundation, they received many an admiring eye!

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Leela Samson appointed as Visiting Professor in Dance at Liverpool Hope University

Posted on October 17, 2013 by Alok Nayak

Milapfest is delighted to confirm that the internationally acclaimed Bharatanatyam artist, teacher and choreographer, Ms Leela Samson will begin work as the first Visiting Professor in classical Indian dance at Liverpool Hope University from 21st October 2013.

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The Dance of Sound by Apoorva Jayaraman

Posted on August 23, 2013 by Alok Nayak

Regular Dance India attender and the first recipient of Milapfest Nritya Ratna Young Dancer of the Year Award, Apoorva Jayaraman, shares her thoughts about this year’s school.

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Celebrating a fantastic week of Indian music and dance in Liverpool

Posted on August 16, 2013 by Alok Nayak

July and August have been exciting months here at Milapfest. To round up what’s been happening Director of Milapfest, Dr. Prashant Nayak, looks back at the week that saw Music India, Dance India and Indika come together in the biggest celebration of Indian music and dance we’ve ever had.

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Bharatanatyam re-discovered!

Posted on May 13, 2013 by Archana

Leela Samson’s dance ensemble Spanda offers a unique new perspective on Bharatanatyam. Find out how and why it’s important.

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Spanda @ Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan

Posted on March 26, 2013 by Alok Nayak

Bharatanatyam group choreographed and led by Leela Samson Vibrations in Bharatanatyam India’s highly acclaimed Bharatanatyam dance group ‘Spanda’ performs a selection of their most striking and innovative works. Spanda presents Bharatanatyam, one of the most magnificent dance forms of India, …

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Spanda @ The Lowry

Posted on March 22, 2013 by Alok Nayak

Led by Leela Samson, India’s highly acclaimed Bharatanatyam dance group ‘Spanda’ performs a selection of their most striking and innovative works.

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DANCE INDIA UK returns to Liverpool, July 2013

Posted on February 18, 2013 by Alok Nayak

We’re delighted to announce the next edition of DANCE INDIA UK will once again take place at Liverpool Hope University’s beautiful Creative Campus.

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“Sweat. Pain. Badges.” (Sruti Magazine)

Posted on September 7, 2012 by Archana

“Sweat. Pain. These are our badges, Leela Akka said. So now, when we’re tired, we’re telling each other that!” The advice is timely; the participants need all the grit and collective goodwill they can muster on Day 3, the most grueling thus far.

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“Dance India Asia Pacific off to elegant start” (Sruti Magazine)

Posted on September 2, 2012 by Archana

The umbrella event under which both solo performances took place, Dance India, is the brainchild of Milapfest, who, for seven years running, have coordinated in the UK an intensive summer learning experience for dancers worldwide, creating for advanced and intermediate students alike the opportunity to learn from eminent gurus.

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