Caravan World Rhythms

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Bringing you the best in world music and dance!

Caravan Feature Event

SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR
“Songs of the Free”


Celebrating the Centenary of Nelson Mandela’s Birth

October 20, 8:00pm
Orpheum Theatre


Caravan Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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    MOHSEN NAMJOO & FARAUALLA

    Monday, June 11

    Vancouver Playhouse
    600 Hamilton St.

    Iranian music maverick Mohsen Namjoo and his band, with special guests the Italian female a-capella quartet Faraualla will perform Mohsen Namjoo’s new album “On the string of a tear’s bow”.

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    Ilaria Graziano & Francesco Forni

    Wednesday, July 11

    Hermann's Jazz Club
    753 View St., Victoria

    Singing in their native Italian, along with English, French and Spanish, their performances are fascinating travelogues that take listeners across Mexico and Texas, into the American heartland of blues and folk, and beyond into Argentinean Tango, Central European cabaret, and Neapolitan song

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    ENSEMBLE ZAMAN

    Thursday, July 12

    Revue Stage, Granville Island
    (Across from Arts Club Theatre)

    Transcending language barriers, Ottoman music was born out of vast empires as musicians from Baghdad, Cairo, Andalusia and beyond, traveled from court to court.  Inspired by these multi-layered influences, Ensemble Zaman, revives a rare repertoire of  the Levant region, covering dialects from classical Turkish Sanat Musigi, to classical Arabic chants, the Muwashahat. Zaman’s group leader is […]

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    NOREUM MACHI KOREAN PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE

    Thursday, July 19

    Norman Rothstein Theatre
    950 West 41st Ave.

    Noreum Machi specializes in the virtuosic percussion music known as Samul-nori. This exciting music, first introduced to the West in the late 1970s by the legendary ensemble, Samul-nori is a modernized-staged adaptation of the ancient Pungmul-nori, famers’ ritual that had its origin in shamanism and animism.

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    KLEZMERFEST: Oktopus & Debaucherauntes

    August 11

    The Wise Hall
    1882 Adanac St.

    Join us for this festive evening of Klezmer-infused music and you will be whisked away on a vibrant journey, following the trail of the klezmorim across Europe, then eastward to the moving sands and sounds of the Maghreb, and as far east as the Urals, where its soulful renditions of the oral traditions of the Balkans echo the tears of the dispossessed.

Latest News

  • Seeking New Board Members

    Caravan is currently undergoing a revitalization, and is looking for new Board members, starting with a new Board Chair/President and Board Treasurer who will work closely with the managing director to steward Caravan’s exciting future development! Click here to find out more…

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  • JOB Opportunity: Communications Coordinator

    Caravan is currently seeking a part-time contract Communications Coordinator to coordinate our marketing activities, For more info, please download this document:
    Communications Coordinator Job posting – June 18 2018

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  • CALL FOR WORLD MUSIC & DANCE PROPOSALS

    Caravan World Rhythms invites you to submit your musical proposals to us for possible inclusion in our programming series. Deadline July 15, 2018.

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