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ShivaNova is a cutting-edge world music company with an international reputation. We are an ensemble of musicians from around the world, led by composer Priti Paintal, who blend urban and folk, jazz and ambient sounds with influences from Indian, African, Caribbean and Western music. We celebrate cultural diversity through music as well as through other art-forms including storytelling, dance, visual art and projection, circus and theatre. For more information on ShivaNova click here

EQUATOR was set up by ShivaNova in 2007 as a promotional arm of the company. It promotes and tours high quality international world musicians and dancers from all over the world in its series of concerts and events in London as well as in areas of Kent. It is also looking to bring artists from other countries to tour in the UK and also for artists and performing groups here to tour in other parts of the world. Venues and regions it is promoting include Royal Festival Hall, RichMix in London, and Maidstone, Folkestone and Ashford in Kent.


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Our current productions include Secret Chants with Tibetan monks chants, Flying High featuring an outstanding line up of leading Asian and jazz artists and video installations, and Sundance, combining live contemporary and classical Asian dance from the Creative Dance Company with ShivaNova's unique mix of classical with jazz.

ShivaNova also deliver an extensive programme of workshops for young people: Indian classical and folk music, vocal improvisation, classical Indian dance and singing, DJing and mixing. At present we are engaged in a range of different educational residencies around the country, the most significant being the 'Girls Only Global Orchestra' project in Gravesend, London, and Birmingham. For further information on our Education work click here

We are always interested in looking at developing projects alongside any performances that we might be able to offer so if you are a venue, festival or event that is interested in our work, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are able to offer both touring productions as well as smaller tailor-made performances.

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ShivaNova has been awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund grant to highlight and promote the cultural heritage of Roma and Gypsy communities of Kent, the Nepalese communities in Kent, and the South Asian communities in Kent. It is doing this through workshops in schools as well as in the wider community, performances, and a travelling exhibition. Workshops started in Autumn 2011 with a dazzling showcase of Roma and Gypsy music and dance in Ashford in November by Roma youth from local schools. There was also a showcase of south Asian cultural heritage and food as part of the Indian New Year celebrations for the wider community of Ashford and neighboring areas.












Equator Festival series where ShivaNova is promoting Gypsy, Latin, African, and Indian music and dance all over Kent.

September -Dec 2012







For further details about Equator's WOW -Women of the World /World of Women 2013 Festival

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Equator's WOW - Women of the World/World of Women Festival is run as an independent festival managed by Equator/ShivaNova.





Purcell Room, Royal Festival Hall, Waterloo,London

ShivaNova and Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Equator Music and Words

Friday 25 March 2011

For info and bookings go to http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/node/18246.

"A victory for musicianship and vision" The Times

ShivaNova 2010 Indian Tour – performances at Delhi International Arts Festival in Dec 2010–

Dec 9th – ShivaNova and Prasiddha Dance Repertory – Indian Institute of Mass Communication – 4 pm

Dec 11th – Performance at Band Festival - The Hub DLF Promenade – 7pm

Dec 12th – ShivaNova and Prasiddha Dance Repertory at KAMANI Theatre – 7pm

Dec 14th – ShivaNova in Mumbai – Ravindra Natya Mandir – 7pm

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Last updated September 2012