Some of the finest Canadian and Indian artists will showcase their explosive talents at this one of a kind festival. Headlining performances will be given by Western Canadian Music Award nominees Cassius Khan and Amika Kushwaha. Kirthana Ramani Iyer, one of Canada's finest Carnatic vocalists, will grace the MBF with her nightingale voice alongside Abhishek Iyer's powerful Mridangam and Kaushik Sivaramakrishnan's melodious violin all the way from Edmonton, Alberta; and Sharanjeet Singh Mand, Western Canada's shining star of sitar, will enthrall the audience with his stupendous sitar techniques. The graceful and powerful Kathak dancer, Amika Kushwaha, will enthral the audience with her difficult and complex Kathak dance, and Cassius Khan will showcase his trademark mastery of singing ghazals while simultaneously playing the tabla.
Tickets are on sale at the Massey Theatre box office in New Westminster. For more information on the Mushtari Begum Festival of Indian Classical Music and Dance, or to arrange interviews and press coverage, please contact the organizer, Cassius Khan at or by phone at 604-375-6515.