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SIAF Crowdfunding

SIAF team is looking for support from the wider community and are targeting to raise fund to stage Dusherra event in 2016 promoting 5000 yr old culture for future generations. Please come forward and …Join us in our endeavour!!! https://crowdfunding.justgiving.com/scottishindianartsforum  

Holi 2016

SIAF is proud to welcome you all to celebrate the festival of colours-HOLI on 26th March 2016. Come and enjoy the festivities with yummy food and foot tapping music

Dusherra Press Coverage

2014 http://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/dussehra-festival-effigies-light-up-calton-hill-1-3563722 2013 http://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/life-style/burning-effigies-to-bring-hindu-festival-to-close-1-3148839 2012 http://www.theedinburghreporter.co.uk/2012/10/everyone-welcome-to-dusherra-festival-this-sunday-on-calton-hill/ 2011 http://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/scotsol/homepage/news/3850084/Fiery-fest-is-smokin.html

Dusherra 2015

Dusherra the flagship event of the Scottish Indian Arts Forum is being held on 25th October 2015 on top of Calton Hill in Edinburgh. Dusherra, one of the largest festivals in India, commemorates a 10 day war between the gods and demons thousands of years ago. It is celebrated with gusto by communities with music, […]

Scottish Indian Arts Forum Promoting India and Indian Culture

Scottish Indian Arts Forum was founded on August 17 1994 by an initiative taken be a handful of Indian and Scottish volunteers sincerely interested in promotion of Indian art, culture and heritage in Edinburgh and East of Scotland through the media of music particularly classical music, dance, drama, literature, film, exhibition and celebration of popular […]

Dusherra 2014

For the 20th consecutive year, SIAF is celebrating Dusherra on 5th Oct 2014 at Calton Hill, Edinburgh. Kids program starts at 3pm, followed by cultural programs and fireworks.