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Event Archive - Vashaan & Davod Azad - Persian Sufi Music: Vashaan Ensemble, Davod Azad, Fathieh Honari, Reza Honari, Saina Khaledi, Hamin Honari, Ali Sajjadi, Ali Razmi

Sat. January 23rd 2016 Centennial Theatre North Vancouver BC (All Ages)
8pm - 10:30pm doors at 7pm
$30, $35 & $50, plus service charges.
Tickets at: Centennial Theatre Box Office,, Nava Art Centre, Afra Market and Bakery
In 2013, Caravan World Rhythms presented an evening of uplifting Sufi Music & Dance, featuring the Vashaan Ensemble, whirling dervishes, and guest Turkish musician Omar Faruk Tekbilek at the Chan Centre, a concert that was a highlight of the arts scene that year. Caravan once again presents the Vashaan Ensemble in January 2016 for their CD Release of “Dowlate Eshgh – Reign of Love” for another evening of Sufi-inspired Iranian music. On this occasion they will be joined by internationally renowned Sufi singer Davod Azad, and the mesmerizing whirling dancers Raqib Burke and Lindsey Ridgway. Sure to be another highlight event of the year!


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Vashaan Ensemble (Persian)

Gathering together some of the finest classically trained Persian musicians in Canada, the Vashaan Ensemble draws upon Iran’s rich musical past to perform joyful and memorable Persian Traditional songs. The Vashaan ensemble was formed in 2011 as a project to explore and present forms of Iranian music that have rarely been heard in North America.... more info
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