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Join us at World City Music Village 2014!

Join Cultural Co-operation for the 26th Music Village festival: World City Music Village 2014 (Wednesday 25th June – Sunday 6th July). This 12 day celebration of cosmopolitan London at its creative best will feature over 40 free admission world cultural performances in the capital.

The Festival will showcase over 100 London-based performers from Africa; Afghanistan; Brazil; the Balkans; Bangladesh; Colombia; Italy; Greece; Persia; the Middle East; Peru; Somalia; Syria; Venezuela… and many more.  Their joyfully diverse performances testify to the importance of creativity in generating intercultural dialogue, understanding and peace.

The Festival offers Londoners more ways to enjoy world cultural heritage than ever before, whether out in the sunshine with family and friends, in the intimacy of a local club or café, or from the comfort of a computer screen:

Osterley Park  Bring family, friends and a picnic for a day of
  sun-soaked tunes hosted by DJ Jamie Renton
  at the National Trust’s stunning Georgian
  estate, Osterley Park and House (Saturday 28th
  and Sunday 29th June).

Wilton's Music Hall

 

Steal away from the sunshine and dance the day away with DJ Ritu at Music Village’s inaugural indoor Festival at Wilton’s Music Hall, East
London’s hidden Victorian treasure of a venue (Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th July).
*BOOKING REQUIRED THROUGH EVENTBRITE

Don’t want to miss the sunshine? Watch the Festival Finale from wherever you are, through Music Village festival’s first ever live-stream from Wilton’s Music Hall (Sunday 6th July) (internet required)

Pop into our weekday Festival Club after work for a drink, a story and some toe-tapping (Cottons; Gallery Café; Jamboree; Kobi Nazrul Centre and University of London Union).

Tune into exclusive World City Live! radio broadcasts on ResonanceFM

Click here for Event Diary

 

History

World City Music Village 2014 is the 26th edition of the Music Village festival, Europe's longest running festival of world cultures.  The Festival was created in 1983 by Artistic Directors Prakash Daswani (Cultural Co-operation’s Founder) and the late Robert Atkins, during their time at London’s Commonwealth Institute, 1980-87. In 1987, they set up Cultural Co-operation, a charity that continues to unite people through high quality engagement with the world’s cultural heritage.