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Wantok Musik Foundation

98 Ballantyne St, Thornbury
3071 Melbourne
Australia

http://www.wantokmusik.org

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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activities

  • Institution
    • Cult.Inst.
    • Non-Governmental
  • Records
    • Label
    • Producer
    • Studio
  • Trade
    • Online-Shop

participating in

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

company description

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

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Events

  • David Bridie

    date:18 Oct 2014 - 18 Oct 2014
    type:Concert
    country:United Kingdom
    city:London
  • Frank Yamma

    date:15 Nov 2014 - 15 Nov 2014
    type:Concert
    country:Australia
    city:Melbourne



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