Sitar Fusion

In the Footsteps of the Great Medieval Traveller Ibn Battuta – Virtual or In-Person Performance

In this performance and workshop, participants will experience the music and dance of some of the countries that Ibn Battuta travelled to: Morocco, Greece, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and China. Inspired by this journey, Anwar Khurshid will play a variety of instruments and sing while Geneviève Beaulieu dances. After the performance, audience members will have a chance to interact with the artists. They will learn about the music and dance in the film and have the chance to ask the artist questions.

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Curriculum Connections

Early Societies

Social studies

Specific and shared forms of cultural expression across communities

Character Development

Cross Curricular Connections

Equity & Inclusion

Teacher Resource

Booking Details

School Fee – In-Person Performance: $930 + HST
Audience Size:

School Fee – Virtual Performance: $610.00 + HST
Audience Size: 500
Format: Pre-recorded film and live Q & A

Grades: K – 12
Language: English

Available: May 22 – 26, 2023 (in-person)
Year-round for virtual performances

About Sitar Fusion

Sitar Fusion is an eclectic gathering of internationally acclaimed artists promoting cultural diversity and understanding through classical Indian music and dance.  Experience the magic of Anwar Khurshid’s sitar, Geneviève Beaulieu’s interpretive dance and Demetri Petsalakis’ oud and lyra as the three artists come together from Pakistan, Québec, and Greece to take you on an unforgettable journey across the world.