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Top Indian artists to perform in largest festival of South Asian culture in UK

Top Indian artists to perform in largest festival of South Asian culture in UK

London, March 9 (UITV)- Asian singing legend K.J. Yesudas, tabla maestro Ustad Zakir are among the top Asian artists who will perform at the prestigious Alchemy, a Southbank Centre’s festival, which celebrates the cultural links between South Asia and the UK.

Southbank Center is a world-famous art center on the South Bank of the Thames. It was created in 1951 for the festival of Britain, Southbank Center draws on its heritage as a festival site, with art and activities inside and outside. The festival with its stimulating arrays of workshops, talks, debate, book clubs and food have grown immensely popular within United Kingdom.

The festival will be held between May 20 and 30, 2016. Over the last 6 years, Alchemy has grown to become the biggest festival of South Asian culture outside the subcontinents and presents exciting collaborations and new work from both emerging and legendary artists, visual art, music, dance and literature.

The multi-award winning, multi-lingual eminent Malayalam singer K.J. Yesudas will return to Southbank centre to present some of his most lived film music, alongside devotional classic on May 21.

However, it will not be just culture and art that will be the focus. Street food pioneers KERB will bring their signature blend to flavor and great atmosphere to the food market at Alchemy.

The Bollywood musical trio, Shankar-Eshaan-Loy will make their Royal Festival Hall debut with a special one-off performance on May 28.