WorldBeat Center, the home of San Diego Tiako - Japanese Drumming Department
African Drum Class at WorldBeat Cultural Center
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!
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.