Kalakar Arts UK was founded by Chandra Chakraborty, an eminent Hindustani Classical Vocalist hailing from the Kirana Gharana.
Kalakar Arts UK aims to:
- Support new and emerging artists by providing a prestigious platform
- Kalakar promotes and works to restore lost heritage of South Asian Music.
- As an organisation, Kalakar trains volunteers who have a keen interest not just in music but also skills such as organising an event, costume design, pre-production planning and execution, working with venues, designing publicity materials and taking on other relevant administration work.
- Organise world class concerts involving famous musicians from around the world
- Conduct music research work for Indian traditional music
- Organise workshops for British born students to enable them to stay connected to their routes