Wantok Musik Foundation
Drawing on the rich musical talent of the Pacific, the Wantok Musik Foundation is an Australian-based not-for-profit organisation and record label.
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- WOMEX 2003
- WOMEX 2007
- WOMEX 2011
company descriptionThe Wantok Musik Foundation aims to generate and foster various cultural exchanges between Australia and our neighbours throughout Oceania by establishing a leading, not-for-profit Music Label representing Indigenous and world music groups of this unique region, that will:
Record, release and promote music from Indigenous Australia and Melanesia
Raise the local and international profile of Indigenous and world music groups based in the region
Provide greater economic opportunity for artists and long-term career sustainability by providing a viable outlet, and distributing royalties/profits through equitable and culturally appropriate mechanisms,While simultaneously managing various initiatives to:
Address various social issues with creative, culturally focused approaches
Increase Australians’ understanding and appreciation of the diverse cultures of their region
Cultivate ‘capacity building’ for music recording within the region
Increase the cultural exchange between Australia and countries within the region
- 20 Oct 2014 - written by David Bridie, Wantok Musik Foundation from Australia
- 10 Oct 2014 - written by David Bridie, Wantok Musik Foundation from Australia