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TitleA Celebration of 50 Years of Independence of India and Pakistan together with Sri Lanka and Bangladesh
Performance Date10 July 1997
Performance DayThursday
Performance Time19:00
Main PerformersHRH The Prince of Wales,
Rt. Hon. Robin Cook MP,
Alarmel Valli,
Alaap - instrumentalist,
Najma Akhtar - vocal
Performance HostSaira Kazmie,
Roshan Seth
Orchestra or BandThe Sabri Brothers,
The Ravi Shankar Trio
Set ListReception,
South Indian Heralds,
Independence Ceremony,
Speech (HRH The Prince of Wales),
Lighting of Independence Flambeau,
Speech (The Rt Hon Robin Cook, M.P.),
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka,
Rajasthani Musicians,
Kanyan Drummers,
The Ravi Shankar Trio
Poular songs (Najma Akhtar),
Punjabi Folk and Bhangra with the Punjab Dancers (Alaap),
Carriages 1am
Royal PresenceHRH The Prince of Wales
Let TypeExclusive Let
Performance NotesAlso attended by the Aga Khan, Chris Smith MP, Douglas Hurd MP, George Harrison, wife, his son and two camels!
Related Archival MaterialProgramme (RAHE/1/1997/56),
Photographs (RAHE/3/1997/7)

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Ref NoTitleNumber of PerformancesEvent PromoterSponsor
YsiebapokowdesA Celebration of Fifty Years of Independence of India and Pakistan Together with Sri Lanka and Bangladesh [Private]1Reality Ltd