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London’s Science museum celebrates to host India Lates

Lates are essentially theme night festivals that take place in the museum on the last Wednesday of every month.

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The Science Museum in London its hosting a special Lates to celebrate the science, tech, art and innovation from India and the global Indian diaspora to mark the country’s 75th anniversary of independence.

Taking place on Aug.31, 2022, the Lates event will begin in the evening and extend into the late hors of the night. The events planned include performances by musicians and DJs, chats with authors and medical experts, exhibitions, workshops, and many others that cover India’s literary and scientific innovation.

During the festival, UK based Indian author, Amish Tripathi known for the bestselling Shiva trilogy series will take part in a discussion on how Indian folklore is being retold in the modern times and how it affects contemporary literature.

A major highlight of the festival, will be the meet and greet with the team that created Dreamachine, an immersive experience produced by sound and light that takes subjects into a magical journey. A panel discussion about the experience will be held with team that includes Indian origin neurobiologist Anil Seth and technical director, Dev Joshi.

Additionally, attendees can be part of artist Chila Kumari Burman’s mass participation artwork that will be a collage inspired Indian fabrics and materials, test their knowledge on Indian culture by taking quizzes or go around exploring the stories behind Indian scientific objects displayed in the museum.

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