Sonia Sabri leads dancers at the Opening Ceremony rehearsal for the Commonwealth Games 2022 in BirminghamSonia Sabri leads dancers at the Opening Ceremony rehearsal for the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham
Sonia Sabri leads dancers at the Opening Ceremony rehearsal for the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham

Six events to celebrate South Asian heritage in and around Birmingham

Here are six big events coming to Birmingham to celebrate South Asian heritage

With multicultural Birmingham set to celebrate the hundreds of thousands of Desi residents during South Asian Heritage Month, we took a look at all the mega events connected to the community.

Birmingham Museums will present a range of enlightening and enthralling activities and events during the annual South Asian Heritage Month celebrated between July 18 to August 17. However, they are not the only ones to honour, recognise, and appreciate South Asian history and the cultural legacy, and the celebration will go on well into the year.

There’s a wide selection of events from music to literature coming to Birmingham in the next few months. Birmingham and Sandwell Mela, DESIblitz Literature Festival, The Migrant Festival at Ikon Gallery, and more will soon liven up different venues across the city.

Whether you are looking for a starter pack into South Asian culture or are looking for a deep dive, these fun events are the best place to start. They are not just for the South Asian community but anybody who is interested in the colourful and often loud folks that we are. Here are six big events coming to Birmingham to celebrate South Asian heritage:

There’s a wide selection of events from music to literature coming to Birmingham in the next few months. Birmingham and Sandwell Mela, DESIblitz Literature Festival, The Migrant Festival at Ikon Gallery, and more will soon liven up different venues across the city.

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