Alchemy at the
Southbank Centre, Friday 15 - Monday 25 May
Shreya Ghoshal, Zakir Hussain, The Jaipur
Literature Festival, Bishi, Nirbhaya, Aditi
Mangaldas, Hardeep Singh Kohli, Desi Rascals,
Maya Jaggi and Meera Syal are among the
highlights of Alchemy, Southbank Centres
exploration of the cultural connections
between the UK and the Indian subcontinent,
which returns for its sixth year from 15th
- 25th May 2015. read
Week celebrates the 44th anniversary of Bangladesh's
Mix, London, celebrates the 44th anniversary
of Bangladeshs Independence with some
of the most exciting, contemporary artists
working in the UK, Bangladesh and beyond.
Building on the success of last years
festival, Freedom Week 2015 (20-29th March
2015) sets out to excite and delight audiences
as well as provoke thought and conversation.
The programme will include live music, film,
theatre, family activities and talks, many
of which will be free.
is not 'the Indians Christmas'
literally means a "Row of Lights."
It is a time a time when Indians all over
the world rejoice. Celebrated on the thirteenth/fourteenth
day in the dark half of Kartik (October -
November), Diwali is the darkest night of
the darkest period, yet it is a celebration
of light! Diwali is heralded as the triumph
of good over evil.