On the first episode of Resonance: A Sound and Music Diplomacy Podcast, Jose Castillo sits down with music critic and Director of USC's Annenberg School of Communication, Josh Kun, to discuss music as a tool for social change, South-South music diplomacy and more.
The Festival of the Americas brings together the University of Iowa and Colombian students to learn from each other and grow as pianists. [...] The festival has new and returning students from two different cultures in which students learn from each other, not only about music but also about culture, like when one another normally eat, work, and practice.
Minister of Culture and Information Adel Al-Toraifi opened the first Japanese full orchestra concert in Saudi Arabia on Thursday night here at King Fahad Cultural Center. The concert was organized as part of a Saudi-Japan music exchange program, under the patronage of the Saudi Ministry of Culture and Information and the Embassy of Japan.