WorldBeat Center, the home of San Diego Tiako - Japanese Drumming Department

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We regularly have reggae shows, international dance competitions, awareness events, and so much more!

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The Worldbeat Cultural Center has a variety of amazing classes from drumming to dancing to youth education and environmental awareness.

African Drum Class at WorldBeat Cultural Center

Hold Your Next Event at WorldBeat Center

Having a wedding, show, or want to host an event? We offer rental of our venue!

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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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Sustainable Building

The WorldBeat Center received LEED Silver Certification in 2012 largely due to its energy and water efficiency efforts, installation of Solatube Daylight Systems and with assistance from the Green Assistance Program (GAP) through the San Diego Green Building Council. The WorldBeat Center staff is excited to attempt LEED Platinum during the recertification process in 2017.

Recent Activity at WBC!

Drumming in the New Years!

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!

Fire Ceremony at NYE celebration

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...

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