Caravan World Rhythms

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Caravan Feature Event

CHE MALAMBO

April 11, 2018

Queen Elizabeth Theatre
630 Hamilton St.

Argentina’s spectacle featuring 14 male performers, seducing audiences with pulsating rhythms, magnetic physicality, and a delicious hint of danger!

Caravan Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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    “ILLUMINATION” – Persian & Turkish Sufi Concert

    Sat February 17

    Vancouver Playhouse
    600 Hamilton St.

    A sublime evening of Persian and Turkish music, reuniting international-renowned Turkish Sufi musician Omar Faruk Tekbilek with Vancouver’s premiere Vashaan Persian Music Ensemble, and whirling dervish Raqib Burke, Israeli-Canadian guitarist Itamar Erez. They will embark on a new presentation called “Illumination”, led by female santour player and musical director, Saina Khaledi.

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    TAMAR ILANA & VENTANAS

    Thursday, February 22

    Hermann's Jazz Club, 753 View St., Victoria

    Tamar Ilana and her trans-Mediterranean ensemble Ventanas fuse passion and intimate dialogue, embracing the varied instrumental and melodic traditions of North Africa, the Balkans, Turkey and Spain to create fresh interpretations and original songs

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    Ventanas & Lache Cercel Roma Ensemble

    Sat February 24

    Russian Hall, 600 Campbell St., Strathcona

    A unique double bill featuring the music and dance of migratory cultures that intersected from Eastern Europe to the Iberian Peninsula, including Sephardic Jewish, Spanish-Roma flamenco, Balkan-Roma, Romanian, Turkish, and more. From Toronto, singer-dancer Tamar Ilana leads the Balkan-Flamenco group Ventanas. From Vancouver, virtuoso Romanian-Roma violinist Lache Cercel leads his Roma-swing ensemble, with special guest Moroccan singer Meriem Ben Amor

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    CHE MALAMBO – Direct from Argentina

    April 11, 2018

    Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 630 Hamilton St.

    Combining the lightning-fast footwork of Riverdance with the smouldering intensity of flamenco and tango, Che Malambo will storm the stage this spring with a breathtaking new program of fleet-footed precision and intensity

Latest News

  • 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 January 12, 2018.

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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 – August 2017

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  • 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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