13 - December - 2017

The Light of East Ensemble

Arabic - Egypcian - Greek - Turkish - World
From London, Ontario

BIO

The Light Of East Ensemble is an instrumental group based in London, Ontario.

The band performs music from the Near and Middle East, including traditional, folk, classical Arabic, Greek Rembetika, and modern urban music of the 20th century from regions such as Armenia, Greece (Asia Minor - Smyrni, and Konstantinoupoli), Turkey, and other Middle Eastern countries such as Egypt, Lebanon, and Syria. The Ensemble strives to keep this traditional music alive and share it with all audiences and ethnicities.

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Gigs

Art Gallery of Windsor - Windsor, Ontario Canada - Saturday, January 1, 2011

Neruda Productions - Cafe Intimo - The Button Factory - Waterloo, Ontario Canada - Saturday, January 1, 2011

London Multicultural Community - Centennial Hall - London, Ontario Canada - Saturday, January 1, 2011

Mill Race Folk Festival - Cambridge, Ontario Canada - Friday, January 1, 2010

TD Canada Trust Sunfest - Sun of the East - London, Ontario Canada - Friday, January 1, 2010

LOLA Festival - London, Ontario Canada - Friday, January 1, 2010

International Diaspora Film Festival - Innes Hall - Toronto, Ontario Canada - Friday, January 1, 2010

Museum London - London, Ontario Canada - Thursday, January 1, 2009

The University Of Guelph - Guelph, Ontario Canada - Thursday, January 1, 2009

Stratford Summer Music - Stratford, Ontario Canada - Thursday, January 1, 2009

Tillsonburg Canada Day Music Festival - Tillsonburg, Ontario Canada - Thursday, January 1, 2009

TD Canada Trust Sunfest Fes-tival - London, Ontario Canada - Thursday, January 1, 2009

Nouveau iDEA - Innes Hall Toronto - Toronto, Ontario Canada - Thursday, January 1, 2009

TD Canada Trust Sunfest World Music Jazz Series - London, Ontario Canada - Thursday, January 1, 2009

Our World Music Festival - Kitchener, Ontario Canada - Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Home County Folk Festival - London, Ontario Canada - Tuesday, January 1, 2008

St. Julien Festival - London, Ontario Canada - Monday, January 1, 2007

Tapestry Festival - Kitchener, Ontario Canada - Sunday, January 1, 2006

Band Members

Panayiotis Giannarapis
Mary Ashton
Jedd House
Joel Jacobs
Graham Lord
Filip Stasiak

Manager

Panayiotis Giannarapis & Mary Ashton
www.lightofeastensemble.com
Email: easternstrings@gmail.com
London, Ontario
Canada,

Discography

Beyond Our Shores
Independent, 2012