WorldBeat Center, the home of San Diego Taiko - Japanese Drumming Department
As a non-profit multi-cultural arts organization we are dedicated to promoting, presenting & preserving the African Diaspora & Indigenous cultures of the world through Music, Art, Dance, Education, Sustainability & Technology. We are located in beautiful Balboa Park in the heart of San Diego, California. Through consciousness raising the WorldBeat Center promotes peace within our San Diego community by providing on-going programs and services that nurture the spirit of children, the elderly, and everyone in between. Our main goal is then to create unity within diversity.
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Recent Activity at WBC!
Bobo Shanti had a great service here at the WorldBeat Center. We were honored to have them here. Day 3 of Juice Fast on Ethiopian Christmas, called Genna. Served fresh juices and raw salad.
Greetings Cleansing Family, I am very proud of everyone that met the cleansing challenge today. Just drinking the juice cleanse alone or eating a raw salad and fruits is a form of cleansing. Those who are continuing the cleanse challenge tomorrow, Wednesday we will be...
Greetings on your first day of the New You! Juice Cleanse, Your health is your wealth. In America, we over eat during the holiday season so this is now the perfect time to give your body rest. Winter is the time to hibernate, slow down and if...
Watch this video of the youth orchestra rehearsal in the Tijuana Center for Art & Music.
Children's Winter Camp at WorldBeat Center was great! Kids learned everything from hip hop dance, theatre, yoga, outdoor activities & and song skills.
Celebrating Kwanzaa in our Children's Garden with Tyree our little youth.
Drumming in the New Year with Christine Stevens and friends. We handed out over 100 drums to the crowd and everyone played along for the New Years. The energy was raised the such a high level that we kept drumming for hours!
After the New Years celebration we did our traditional fire ceremony were we burn our fears & wishes for the new year. We stayed up until dawn to catch the new years Sun.