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WORLD MUSIC PROJECT 2014! Performance & Presentation by World Museum Project & Women of the World

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Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 1:00pm
Ages: 
All Ages
Location: 
The Common

Explore the power of music with the World Museum Project and the Women of the World. Bring your ideas, creativity, and energy to be part of this fun, innovative project!

 

World Museum Project (http://sns.hiroba.sist.chukyo-u.ac.jp/)

The World Museum Project, coordinated by Professor Yoshiro Miyata of Chukyo University in Japan with partners in more than 30 countries in 5 continents, is a worldwide network of people collaborating to create artworks connecting many cultures. Their "World Friends Project", which Boston Children’s Museum visitors and the World Museum partners created in 2013, received "Excellent Workshop Award" in the CANVAS Workshop Collection in Tokyo, the world largest workshop event attracting 100,000 children.

 

Women of the World (http://www.womenoftheworldmusic.com/)

Women of the World is an internationally renowned ensemble that uses music to practice and spread the message of peace. With members representing Japan, India, Italy, Haiti, Mexico, Serbia, Brazil, Canada, and the United States, the ensemble weaves 25 of the world’s languages into an exhilarating experience, enriched by the diverse musical and cultural backgrounds represented in the group.

Voted the 2014 National Harmony Sweepstakes A Cappella Champions, collaborated with many industry legends including Grammy-award winning vocalist, Bobby McFerrin, and African vocal icon, Angelique Kidjo, performed in the venues like Carnegie Hall (NY) and Boston Symphony Hall as well as for United Nations and TED conference, Women of the World has brought over 200 women from all over the world together to collaborate musically since 2008!

 

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