Mrigya will perform in The Bushey Academy in Bushey on 19 August 2017. The band from New Dehli combines Blues, Funk, Folk, Latin, Indian Classical and Jazz and has become one of India’s most premier and prodigious World-Fusion bands.
Canada’s largest South Asian festival is taking place in August in Ottawa. Among other things, the festival offers Masala Bhangra on the Hill, Dance Workshops, ART EXHIBITION, the SPLASH! Dinner & Dance Boat Cruise.
Novelist Amit Chaudhuri will launch his latest work, Friend of My Youth, in the Knowledge Centre at the British Library on 31 August 2017. In conversation with the author Deborah Levy, he will address some of the themes of this novel, such as home, time and memory.
On Friday 18 Aug 2017, historian John McAleer from the University of Southampton is going to give a talk on the collections of the East India Company, illustrating the link between visual art and British colonialism in India. The venue is the Knowledge Centre Theatre.
The journalist and author Mamang Dai has been awarded the ‘Luminous Lummer Dai Literary Award’ for her “outstanding contributions to the world of literature.” The award owes its name to the late novelist Lummer Dai and has been awarded for the second time this year.