Indian Summer Baaja

A festival of music, stories and dance from across South Asia curated by the British Indian virtuoso Sarod player, Soumik Daata.

  1. On Sunday, 23 July 2017, we welcomed visitors to our Indian Summer Baaja, an afternoon of music, stories, and dance from across South Asia!
  2. Indian summer is coming to London today at the Horniman Museum! 🇬🇧 🇮🇳
#IndianFestival #London #hornimanmuseum
    Indian summer is coming to London today at the Horniman Museum! 🇬🇧 🇮🇳 #IndianFestival #London #hornimanmuseum
  3. The festival kicked off with a stellar performance of the Rose and Bulbul in spite of less than ideal weather!
  4. Its a Rhythm Battle! A participatory musical battle in the Sunken Gardens that featured four exceptional contemporary Indian music artists playing off each others patterns to celebrate the rhythms of India!
  5. The Rhythm Battle has fans young and old completely enraptured. There's still plenty of time to join us at the Baaja - link in bio #horniman #hornimanmuseum #baaja #music #indiansummer
  6. Indian summer vibes at #hornimanmuseum today!
    Indian summer vibes at #hornimanmuseum today!
  7. The sun is out! The Conservatory played host to Carnatic Blues. Together with young British-Carnatic musicians, Mithila Sarna, performed on the veena, one of the oldest instruments within the South Indian classical tradition.
  8. Anant, led by Sangeeta Datta, showcased an array of singers and dancers performing new representations of the works of the legendary Rabindranath Tagore!
  9. It was a treat to witness the musical stylings of progressive six-piece band Khiyo who brought a London sound to Bengali music, fronted by lead vocalist Sohini Alam!
  10. Throughout the day there were also movement and painting workshops in the Gardens. In the Museum, there were hands on activities, a tour of the Music gallery, and opportunities to view the South Asia displays.
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