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World Music Institute
Event Organizer
United States
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Founded in 1985 as a not-for-profit, World Music Institute (WMI) has served

as the leading presenter of world music and dance within the United States.

WMI is committed to presenting the best in traditional and contemporary

music and dance from around the world with the goal of inspiring wonder

for world cultures through music and dance. WMI aims to enrich the lives

of people living in New York by promoting awareness of other cultures

and their traditions. WMI collaborates with community organizations and

academic institutions in fostering greater understanding and appreciation

of the world’s cultural traditions and presents at venues throughout the city.

WMI has presented more than 1,500 concerts and events featuring artists

from more than 100 countries across all continents. Through powerful

programming, WMI is creating a movement that promotes awareness and

engagement of other cultures, helping to encourage deeper understanding

of communities around the globe.