globalFEST: January 8th, 2017 at Wester Hall in New York City
To purchase your ticket for this year’s event, visit Ticket Web.
“globalFEST believes that music can be a driving force toward a society that values cultural diversity as a source of unity rather than division. By moving international music to the center of the performing arts field, globalFEST fosters a robust and sustainable ecosystem for world music in the U.S.”
globalFEST is an acclaimed non-profit service that curates artists from around the globe. Its mission is to foster cultural exchange through the medium of music. Its artists create a platform for cultural understanding. Artists are encouraged to share their stories and close the cultural gap in music appreciation among nations. Each year, globalFEST holds a festival and amalgamation of artists, non-profits, free trade companies and culturally aware groups to one center stage. Benefits aid in raising awareness and visibility of new artists who hope to deliver the message of inclusion to the globe. globalFEST will be take place on January 8th, 2017 at Wester Hall in New York City. To purchase your ticket for this year’s event, visit Ticket Web.
Featured artists include Batida from Portugal whose eclectic style features his solo acoustics with masked figures featured on large screens.
Jojo Abot is described as “Globetrotting experimental Afropolitan pop-soul,” bringing African culture to the stage.
SsingSsing, a band out of Korea, clashes pop with folk.
For audiences wanting to mesh traditional ballroom movement with the classical era of orchestra, there’s a group for your liking. Rascasuelos, a group that intertwines tango music into intricate dance, dances with the accompaniment of an orchestra.
Every January, a crowd of more than 45,000 gathers in one location to spread the message of activism and solidarity.
globalFEST will be take place on January 8th, 2017 at Wester Hall in New York City. To purchase your ticket for this year’s event, visit Ticket Web.