water as a common theme or reference of their respective cultures, the artists
will present some aspects of the artistic creativity of Italy, in particular
instrumental music of the Venetian school of violin, and the cultural traditions
of India, represented, in this program, by Sufi mystic songs and the percussion
tradition of the Sultanpur Lodhi - Amritsari Baj from Punjab.
Water, a universal example of simplicity and essentiality, is a symbol of life,
of the flow of creativity, of freedom and penetrability of expression.
Water is what makes Venice so different from many other beautiful cities, and
what gave Punjab, in the geographical sense, its name, the land of the five
rivers. With this program, while drawing everyone's attention on this very simple
and very important element, the artists, though remaining in the ambit of their
respective traditions, will try to find a way for a confluence of efforts and