Kala Sangam 28th August 2016

Kala Sangam Blog

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Here you will find Kala Sangam news, industry updates and information about upcoming projects, events and opportunities, as well as highlights and achievements. We welcome approaches for guest blogs on the topic of south Asian arts and artists. Please do keep checking back to stay in touch with what’s happening.

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Introducing Chaitanya Kumar: KS New Resident Musician

Introducing Chaitanya Kumar: KS New Resident Musician

We are delighted to welcome Mr Chaitanya Kumar, a reputed vocalist / flautist as our new Resident Musician,  teacher and performer at Kala Sangam Arts Centre. From 10th September 2016, he will be teaching vocal for the Academy and will be performing at future events, including Sur Sangam coming up on Saturday 22nd October 2016. […]

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Aspire-Igen’s Caroline Harrison is New Chair of Trustees

Aspire-Igen’s Caroline Harrison is New Chair of Trustees

Pictured: Caroline Harrison, Group Chief Executive of Aspire-Igen and Ajit Singh, CEO of Kala Sangam  Caroline Harrison, the Group Chief Executive of the highly regarded Aspire-Igen group of companies, has been appointed the new Chair of Trustees at Kala Sangam. Harrison took over Aspire-Igen back in July 2012 and since then, the company has grown […]

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Kala Sangam and Bradford College commit to working together

Kala Sangam and Bradford College commit to working together

Pictured: Andy Welsh, Bradford College Chief Executive Officer and Ajit Singh, CEO of Kala Sangam Kala Sangam has agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding with Bradford College. Building on a strong existing relationship, we have committed to work in a spirit of partnership and co-operation for the benefit of local communities and the arts […]

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Dr. Geetha Upadhyaya receives OBE recognition

Dr. Geetha Upadhyaya receives OBE recognition

The Artistic Director of Kala Sangam, Dr. Geetha Upadhyaya, has received an Officer of the British Empire (OBE) award in Queen’s Birthday Honours List,  for her dedication to South Asian Arts in the UK. Dr. Geetha Upadhyaya said “I’m humbled.  It’s great recognition for South Asian Arts and for Bradford” Dr. Geetha co founded Kala […]

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KS Awarded ACE Capital Grant

KS Awarded ACE Capital Grant

Kala Sangam has been awarded £267,136 for essential refurbishment work to St Peter’s House, its base/arts facility in central Bradford. These works will increase Kala Sangam’s trading income, reduce energy costs and improve the company’s overall sustainability and resilience. Michelle Dickson, Director North, Arts Council England said, “Kala Sangam’s refurbished space in the heart of […]

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Capital work at Kala Sangam

Capital work at Kala Sangam

Kala Sangam is currently going through major refurbishment work.The refurbishment will result in a high quality multi purpose arts facility for all arts, community and business as well as private usage. The project will refurbish the Indus Hall resolving the load-bearing limitations and making it a fit-for-purpose space suitable for a diverse range of arts and community activities […]

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