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Arshin Mal Alan Naghmalari (The Cloth Peddler)

Presented by Tabriz Azerbaijani Music & Dance Ensemble at Meridian Arts Centre, North York ON

Apr 16 2023
Arshin Mal Alan Naghmalari (The Cloth Peddler)

Arshin Mal Alan composed by Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyov in 1913 and it has been and will be a great way to celebrate the rich culture of Azerbaijan.
Story: The plot is centered on a bachelor named Asger, who wants to see and choose his bride before marriage. However, in the 19th century, women were kept at home and, when allowed out in public, they were heavily covered in hijab. Asger's friend, Suleyman, suggests that he disguise himself as a fabric peddler, a sure way to meet women.

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Meridian Arts Centre

5040 Yonge St, North York, ON M2N 6R8


5000 Yonge St - Underground lot with direct connection to MERIDIAN ARTS CENTRE; wheelchair accessible with elevators.