Project Description

Sitar Fusion

In the Footsteps of a Great Medieval Traveler – In-Person Performance

Through captivating music, dance and narrative, Anwar Khurshid and Geneviève Beaulieu dramatize the journey of the great medieval traveler, Ibn Battuta, as documented in his book Rihla. With the help of the audience, they trace Battuta’s route through Middle-East, Greece, Turkey, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and China, showcasing the languages, cultures, stories, songs and dances of the regions

For information about their Virtual workshop click here!

In-Person Booking Inquiry

Curriculum Connections

Early Societies

Specific and shared forms of cultural expression across communities

Character Development

Cross Curricular Connections

Equity & Inclusion

Booking Details

School Fee: $762 + HST
Audience Size: 350
Grades: 4-8 (Available for High School and grades 1-3)

Language: English
Availability: Limited, Spring 2019

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.