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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The 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
- 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

participating in

  • WOMEX 2017
  • WOMEX 2011
  • WOMEX 2007
  • WOMEX 2003
  • virtualWOMEX

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News

Frank Yamma: a fire that burns brighter

Frank Yamma: a fire that burns brighterby Peter...

The Vanuatu Women’s Water Music DVD now available through Wantok Musik

Leweton Cultural Group hail from the remote...

Events

David Bridie

Frank Yamma