Glastonbury’s Shangri-La reveals full line-up with dedicated South Asian space

Glastonbury Festival’s renowned Shangri-La district has revealed the full lineup for its first-ever dedicated South Asian space, marking a significant milestone in the festival’s history.

The new addition to Shangri-La, aptly named “The Shaanti Collective,” promises to celebrate the rich cultural heritage of South Asia with a diverse array of performances, installations, and experiences.

Headlining the lineup are some of the most prominent names in South Asian music and art, including British-Punjabi icon Panjabi MC, acclaimed electronic producer and DJ Talvin Singh, and dynamic duo Asian Dub Foundation.

Joining them are a host of emerging and established artists from across the South Asian diaspora, spanning genres such as Bhangra, Bollywood, electronic fusion, and more. The lineup reflects the vibrant and eclectic nature of South Asian music, offering something for every taste and preference.


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In addition to live performances, The Shaanti Collective will feature immersive installations, interactive workshops, and thought-provoking discussions exploring various aspects of South Asian culture. Attendees can expect to engage with traditional crafts, culinary delights, and visual artistry that showcase the rich tapestry of South Asian heritage.

The Shaanti Collective represents a significant step forward in promoting diversity and inclusivity within the Glastonbury Festival community. By providing a platform for South Asian artists and creatives, Shangri-La aims to celebrate the cultural contributions of a community that has long been underrepresented in mainstream music and arts festivals.

With its vibrant lineup and immersive experiences, The Shaanti Collective is poised to become a highlight of this year’s Glastonbury Festival, offering attendees a unique opportunity to explore and celebrate the diverse cultures of South Asia.

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