Discover India Day – #NewNorthSouth

9.30AM

Venue: Manchester Museum

FREE EVENT

Discover India Day is a fascinating and engaging series of workshops for children covering different areas of Indian arts, including both North and South Indian percussion (Hindustani and Carnatic), Indian classical dance (Bharatnatyam), Rangoli art and storytelling. This programme is presented by Milapfest, who have previously delivered a programme of these workshops as part of an education project with Sefton Music Hub, delivered to primary school children, designed and delivered around a theme of major Indian festivals, with the most recent being Diwali.

Presented with Milapfest.

New North and South
This show is part of New North and South – a three year programme of co-commissions, exhibitions and intellectual exchange to celebrate shared heritage across continents and develop artistic talent, produced by a new network of eleven arts organisations from across the North of England and South Asia.

The New North and South network, supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence programme, will bring prominence to the work of leading Bangladeshi, Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan and UK artists and include new artistic commissions, exhibitions and performances in Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool and in Colombo, Dhaka, Lahore, Karachi and Kochi.