Four musicians from Wales’ premiere jazz/folk band Burum joined forces with three of India's genre-breaking musicians to create Khamira.

Their music weaves Jazz, Welsh folk melodies and Indian Classical to create a unique sound. 

Khamira first came together in 2015 when they toured India playing many venues including The Goa Jazz Festival, Kolkata JazzFest, Bangalore, and New Delhi.

In 2016 the band recorded their debut album in the remote Welsh hills at Red Kite Studios near Llandovery. The album was released in May 2017 to widespread acclaim, with numerous four star reviews from the Jazz press. 

In 2017 Khamira  performed at the Seoul Music Week, South Korea. In May 2017, as part of the India Wales season, Khamira undertook a nine-date tour of Wales,that culminated in a sell-out performance at the Hay Festival. The group will tour India again in early 2018.

This project is part of India Wales, a joint initiative between Wales Arts International and the British Council that supports artistic collaboration and exchange between creative professionals and arts organisations in Wales and India. Find out more about India Wales 

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Khamira  performing at Hay Festival 2017 ©

Lyndsey Halliday 

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