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.
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.