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GemArts Masala Festival brings a mix and blend of the very finest South Asian Arts and Culture to the North East this summer. The programme is packed with award winning poets (Moniza Alvi, Arundhathi Subramaniam, Amali Rodrigo), specially curated short film screenings (ALIVE!), extremely rare Sattriya dance (Riverside Ragas: The Monks of Majuli), Mini Mela fun days, Indian epics retold for young minds (The Magic Fish), Indian classical and Brass Band collaborations (Just a Vibration: Shri Sriram), World music jazz fusion bands (Manjula), exhibitions exploring the beauty of Turban culture (Turbanism), and fantastic workshops, talks and demonstrations. Masala Festival offers a truly eclectic line up, spanning traditional and contemporary South Asian arts forms from the UK, South Asia and beyond!
For more information visit www.gemarts.org