World Fiddle Day

Special Event

World Fiddle Day

World Fiddle Day

  • Date: May 20, 2017 10:00AM - May 20, 2017 10:00PM
  • Price: $25 for the evening concert

$25 for the evening concert
Workshops and Buffet Supper not included in the ticket price, but can be purchased at

Now in its fifth year, World Fiddle Day celebrates this much-loved instrument in all its forms: the two-stringed er hu of Central and East Asia, the Persian kamancheh, the fiddles of Canadian step dancing, and more! Enjoy the best of world music on bowed strings through morning workshops, a free afternoon jam session, and an evening concert led by five guest artists.

This year’s guest artists:
Kousha Nakhai (Workshop: Persian Music)
Anne Lindsay (Workshop: Scandinavian Traditions)
Amely Zhou (Workshop: Chinese Music)
Pascal Gemme and Yann Falquet (Workshop: Quebecois Music)
DnA (Diana and Andrew Dawydchak) (Workshop: Ontario Fiddle/Step Dance)

Schedule of Events

10 am–1 pm Workshops (90 minutes each)
Pre-registration required at
Ismaili Centre, Toronto
2–5 pm The Around-the-World Jam
Free for listeners
Ismaili Centre, Toronto
5–6:30 pm Buffet Supper
Registration closed
Ismaili Centre, Toronto
7–10 pm Concert with Guest Artists
Buy tickets
Aga Khan Museum

For full schedule and programming details, please visit and

A community partnership presented with World Fiddle Day Toronto, Small World Music, and the Ismaili Centre, Toronto.


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