Project Description

Sitar Fusion

In the Footsteps of a Great Medieval Traveler Ibn Battuta – Virtual Performance

In this performance and workshop, students are going to view a film on the great traveller Ibn Battuta. They will experience the music and dance of some of the countries that he 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 film, students 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.

Booking Inquiry

Curriculum Connections

Early Societies

Specific and shared forms of cultural expression across communities

Character Development

Cross Curricular Connections

Equity & Inclusion

Teacher Resource

Booking Details

School Fee: $366.00 + HST
Audience Size: 500
Grades: 4-8
Language: English
Availability: Year-Round

Maximum number of links: 150

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.