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7th Annual Mushtari Begum Festival

September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Once again, the Massey Theatre is filled with a mosaic of Indian classical music and dance and allows the audience to become immersed into the soothing and healing sounds of the Mushtari Begum Festival.

Founded by two globally recognized New Westminster artists – Cassius Khan and Amika Kushwaha – the 7th annual iteration is Canada’s premier celebration of Indian classical music and dance. It immerses audiences in timeless and ancient forms of music and dance in an experience like no other.

Headlining the 2018 show are Western Canadian Music Award nominees Cassius Khan and Amika Kushwaha. Khan will be singing ghazals, an ancient form of musical poetry, while simultaneously playing the tabla, a rare feat of musicianship and skill.  Kushwaha is a master of Kathak, a classical Indian dance, and will be weaving stories throughout the evening with her stupendous movement.

The fine arts of Indian classical music and dance are rarely this accessible in Canada, and this festival provides opportunities for both connoisseurs of the art forms and curious newcomers to come together to enjoy and discover some of the most incredible dance and music performed in the historic Massey Theatre.

Featuring Pt Harvinder Sharma (Sitar) and Sharanjeet Singh Mand (Sitar) Vidhya Sagar (Carnatic Vocal) Abhishek Iyer (Mridangam) Dr. Disha Mehta (Vocal) Amika Kushwaha (Kathak/Harmonium) Cassius Khan (Vocal/Tabla).

A full lineup of all performers is available online at www.mbfestival.ca

When Your Ears Begin to See, the Eyes Listen…

Tickets Adults $31, Senior/Students $16 plus service charges

Children 12 and under are free but tickets are required – PLEASE CALL THE BOX OFFICE – 604 521 5050 for child tickets as they are not available online.  Senior age 60

Buy 4 tickets and get one free – PLEASE CALL THE BOX OFFICE FOR THIS OFFER

Details

Date:
September 29
Time:
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Event Category:
Website
http://www.mbfestival.ca/

Organizer

Cassius Khan and Amika Kushwaha
Website:
http://www.mbfestival.ca

Venue

The Massey Theatre
735 Eighth Avenue
New Westminster, BC V3M 2R2 Canada
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Phone:
(604) 521-5050
Website:
http://www.masseytheatre.com
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Sat 29

7th Annual Mushtari Begum Festival

September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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THEATRE BOX OFFICE

Call us or come to the theatre to order tickets, for show times, prices and other information.

Phone: 604-521-5050

Email: admin@ticketsnw.ca

Phone lines are open:

Tues - Sat:
12pm – 6pm

*also open one hour before ticketed performances for door sales and will call.

SEATING CHART

To view a seating map (.pdf) please [click here].

ONLINE TICKET PURCHASING

Purchase tickets using our secure online system, or just browse for available seats.

Note: Verification of identity will be required when you pick up your tickets.

VIRTUAL TOUR

To see a 360° virtual tour of Massey Theatre, please [click here].

CONSUMER TICKET POLICIES

Applicable service charges (based on ticket price) are added to each ticket sold payable by the consumer.

There are no refunds or exchanges on tickets.

Tickets can be picked up at the Ticket Centre located at the Massey Theatre Box Office, 735 Eighth Avenue, New Westminster during their opening hours OR one hour prior to the start of the event at the Performance Venue.

Tickets can be mailed when the mailing option is specified prior to paying for the order. A $2 charge is applicable for that service.

Verification of identity will be required when you pick up your tickets.

For more information email us at admin@ticketsnw.ca