Explore the diversity of Asian cultures by bringing a performance in your school this month. From traditional and contemporary Chinese dance, to Indian ragas, the artists we are featuring this month will encourage your students to discover the world around them or share their own unique heritage!

Featured Artists for Asian Heritage Month

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Little Pear Garden Dance Company
Tales of a Goddess and a Painter

Visually stunning, colourful piece introducing students to the dances of China and aspects of Chinese history and culture.

Grades: 1-8 – Availability: March & May 2017

 

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Rukhsana Khan
Various Stories

Rukhsana explores her South Asian culture and identity through her award-winning stories with students.

Grades: K-8 – Availability: March through May 2017

 

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Silk Road Music
China Speaks your Language and Jou Tou – French Traditional Songs from Around the World

Musical fusion, introducing students to diverse cultures, instruments of Asia and aspects of French cultures around the world.

Grades: K-8 – Availability:Limited May 2017

 

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Sultans of String
Ragas, Reels and Rumba
2017 Juno Nominees for World Music Album of the Year; top 15 on Billboard World Music Charts!

A thrilling musical passport around the world, introducing students to world music from Indian Raga to Arabic folk and Gypsy-Jazz!

Grades: K-12 – Availability: Limited April/May 2017