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Special Project: Silk Road Studies

  • Discussion on the historic importance of the Silk Road
  • Discussion on religious, cultural, economic and artistic exchange along the Silk Road
  • Demonstration of the Orchid Ensemble’s repertoire inspired by the Silk Road and discussion of the styles drawn from different cultures/styles along the ancient trade routes
  • Sharing of the legends/stories of the people who traveled the Silk Road at different times
  • Discussion on the formation of modern Silk Road, cities of multi-cultures, in our society
  • Discussion on the historic affect of the Silk Road on European artistic practice and taste