4th November 2020

Join Us For Diwali On The Screen This November

We’re thrilled to announce that we have been working with the West Midlands Combined Authority, Consulate General of India, Birmingham and Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street to bring you DIWALI ON THE SCREEN – a virtual celebration of incredible performances, showcasing some of the region’s top talent.

We are proud to have created the cultural programme for this exciting digital concert, which is available to stream for free online this Saturday 7 November, 11-12pmRegister for free tickets here.

Packed with traditional singing, folk dance and performances from new and up and coming stars, this spectacular event features a host of top artists from across the West Midlands.

The line-up includes:

  • Aishani Ghosh and Anaya Bolar of Chitralekha Dance Company perform Bharatanatyam Tillana – the dazzling finale in a recital of Bharatanatyam, a Classical dance form that originates from the temples of southern India
  • Rekesh Chauhan, award-winning British Indian pianist and composer, and Nandini Shankar, acclaimed Indian violinist and Hindustani classical music performer, team up for a piano and violin performance
  • The largest Bollywood Dance organisation in the West Midlands, Bollywood Dreams Dance teach an unmissable, interactive dance workshop
  • Xeni from Solihull

Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands, will open the event together with Dr Shashank Vikram, Consul General of India, Birmingham and Gaitri Issar Kumar, High Commissioner of India to the UK.

The event is FREE to view and will be streamed live on Saturday 7 November 2020, from 11-12pm, via the following platforms:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/westmidlandsca
Twitter: www.twitter.com/WestMids_CA

Register for your virtual tickets here and join us as we light up your screens for the annual #FestivalofLight!