|Open to talented young artistes between the age of 18 and 28, and engaged in the performance of classical Indian music and dance in Britain, winners are awarded a prize of £2,000 to be spent on further training and career development, a trophy and performance opportunities at mainstream UK venues.
In a development since the inaugural 2014 awards, the applicants who attain second place will win £500 towards further training and career development, and a citation of distinction.
(From left) Angira Kotal with the judges; Rakesh Chaurasia, Pandit Ranajit Sengupta and Lalgudi GJR Kirshnan. – See more at: http://www.milapfest.com
This is a national award that aims to nurture the most talented young artists working in Britain today. The prize can fund a wide range of developmental activities including training, rehearsal space hire and travel, instrument costs, publicity, CD/DVD production and production development.Find out about last year’s winners Apoorva Jayaraman and Angira Kotal.
The Yuva Ratna Awards are funded by Arts Council England.