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Navratri dancers

Dancers at Navratri celebrations at Shree Sanatan Mandir

From bhangra to border songs and Afghanistan to Iran - there's a world on your street. Find out where you can hear world music locally
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Musicians in many parts of the world are penalised for performing music from their own culture

Leicester's Caribbean Carnival is the biggest after Notting Hill

Leicester is home to musicians from Angola to Australia and Italy to Iraq
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Caribbean Carnival
Annual carnival which parades through Leicester city to Victoria Park celebrating the best of Leicester's music, arts and food.

Cusack Irish Ceilidh Band
Known for their work on the Irish dance circuit performing country and traditional Irish music.

De Montfort Hall
Theatre, music and cultural events, all year round, indoors and out.

East Midlands Arts
Info for artists of all media on funding, publicity, networking, etc.

Farside Music
Farside Music meets at 8pm every Sunday at the Y Theatre/YMCA, East Street, Leicester UK for an evening of acoustic music from around the world.

Grand Union Orchestra
Workshops, composition and performance from world artists working with local musicians.


in 2 bluz
in 2 bluz is part of a city wide project working in the field of youth musi
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Leicester Folk Diary Pete Burnham's local and regional folk listings plus links to other folk clubs and organisations .... and whales.

Long Journey Home
Working with artists that have experienced migration to increase understanding of diversity, creativity and cultures of the East Midlands.

Pakistan Youth and Community Association learn how to play Asian harmonium, tabla and sitar. Evening classes held three times a week.

Richard Attenborough Centre - world music evening and lunchtime concerts and classes as well as other arts events.

Soar Valley Music
Suppliers of music instruments and sheet music from across the globe include Latin American, folk and Celtic.

Soft Touch
A city co-operative which uses technology, words, images and music to enable marginalised people to express themselves to the world at large.

Sona Rupa
Experts in Indian classical and world music recordings and instruments.

Soundtracks
A new initiative for East Midlands musicians from the just starting out to the experienced professional.

Y Theatre
Unusual small theatre and bar now under new management and with an added focus on world music.

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