We host 10-12 days’ residencies preferably with duos, trios, quartets. We organize performances for the guest artists at 2 venues at Kolkata, at 1-2 village festival(s), organize collaborations with both urban youth and rural traditional folk musicians. Sometimes the residencies are followed by recording and publication of the collaborative works, depending on the nature of the collaboration. We encourage artists interested in such exchanges and collaborations, and seeking to experience Indian folk music traditions, to write to us. We are open to discussions to further customize the residencies on need-basis, while preserving the basic concept and spirit of the residency.
Milli Janatková’ s creative work takes in vocal, guitar, percussion, painting and graphics. She studied at the University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic and abroad at the Departments of Music and Theatre at the University of Évora, Portugal, and vocal master classes with Aga Zaryan and Joana Machado. Her solo debut Transformation (2013) has been honored with four nominations for The Independent Music Awards 2014, USA and two nominations for Tais Awards. Milli´s music has been honored with four other nominations for the IMAs 2016, USA. Since 2015 Milli has been working on her multimedia project To My Roots. The new album To My Roots was released in the spring of 2017 and it has been successfully accepted both by the publicists and public. The project has been supported by public crowdfunding, Milli´s native town Mělník and The State Fund of Culture, Ministry of Culture, Czech Republic.
Start Date: 2018-11-21
End Date: 2018-12-03