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Milap Diwali Festival
Online – 09-15/11

Milap, Liverpool and the UK’s Indian arts organisation, marks this year’s Diwali celebrations with a week long schedule of art, music and dance.

This festival of light, which takes place during the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika, is one of the most iconic worldwide events and one of the most popular events in India’s cultural calendar.

This year, Milap bring the festival to the comfort of your own home with events running from Monday 9th November to Sunday 15th November, all streamed online.

Renowned artists, such as Shakir Khan (resident artist and musician), Kapila Venu (kutiyattam theatre) and Sheetal Maru (bhangra dance) will perform events morning, afternoon and evening to encourage metal wellbeing and mindfulness. There will be further streamed performances from Music for the Mind and Soul with concerts featuring instruments such as the mandolin and nadaswaram.

Highlights include a performance choreographed from the ancient art form kutiyattam, one of the oldest theatre traditions in India and participatory events with artist in residence Sheetal Maru.

Full events listings click here.

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