Kala Sangam 25th September 2017

Kala Sangam Blog

Hello and welcome to the Kala Sangam blog!

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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Meet the Teacher – Santosh Menon (Bharatanatyam)

Meet the Teacher – Santosh Menon (Bharatanatyam)

Santosh is a gifted classical Bharatanatyam dancer with many international performances and winner of prestigious awards. Santosh began training under his sister, and father the late Gemini T R Gopalakrishnan Nair (disciple of the legendry Uday Shankar) at the tender age of four. He continued his training with Kalamandiram Shymala Ravindren and Kalakshetra Rekha Sanu […]

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New Marketing and Admin Officer (Maternity Cover) joins the Kala Sangam Team

New Marketing and Admin Officer (Maternity Cover) joins the Kala Sangam Team

Pritesh Parmar started as our Marketing and Admin Officer (Maternity Cover) at the beginning of September. Pritesh also works under the name Tea and Toast (@teaandtoast) and supports many social enterprises and start-ups in developing their social media and branding. Prior to this, he worked  as the Marketing and Communications Manager for EACT and White Rose […]

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Alex Croft launches his first season at Kala Sangam!

Alex Croft launches his first season at Kala Sangam!

Where do I start? It’s been a huge pleasure pulling together this, my first programme for Kala Sangam. I hope you’ll find it a season that is both faithful to the roots of this fantastic organisation, but also one that looks to its future. Those of you who are used to coming to Kala Sangam […]

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Bradford BID rates Kala Sangam ‘a place to enjoy’ in Bradford!

Bradford BID rates Kala Sangam ‘a place to enjoy’ in Bradford!

Bradford BID rates Kala Sangam ‘a place to enjoy’ in Bradford as part of their Business Improvement District video. Look out for our DHOOM DHOOM LAK LAK! performance with Punjabi Roots Academy and our beautiful grade II listed building!

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Kala Sangam Co-Founder Dr Geetha Upadhyaya has 1-1 radio interview with Bradford Community Broadcasting

Kala Sangam Co-Founder Dr Geetha Upadhyaya has 1-1 radio interview with Bradford Community Broadcasting

Dr Geetha Upadhyaya – Kala Sangam’s Co-Founder discusses her life and work and what inspired her to pursue her passion for the arts, after initially working with the NHS. Listen to the interview here

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Kala Sangam has been selected for the Prosper programme with Creative United!

Kala Sangam has been selected for the Prosper programme with Creative United!

Kala Sangam Arts Centre is participating in Prosper, a business support programme from Creative United. Prosper is designed to improve confidence and capabilities within business in the arts, museums and galleries. The programme is working with 70 businesses to help increase the resilience and investment across the sector. Prosper is an Arts Council England (ACE)-supported […]

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Quote of the day "Every artist was once an amateur" - Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882, American essayist