Celebrate. Explore. Culture.

World Beat Festival Title
1 chance. Once a year. 1 world

Always the last weekend in June
Riverfront Park | Salem, OR

Thank you to the 81 performance groups and individuals, the 89 cultural exhibitors and vendors, the 90 sponsors and supporters, the 408 volunteers, the 23,715 visitors, The 2014 World Beat Festival rocked Salem with phenomenal performances and great opportunities to learn about cultures as diverse as India, Samoa, Chile, Germany, Rwanda, Iu Mienh, Bhutan, Hawaii, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Cambodia, Turkey, Syria, Ireland, Japan, and many more.

Do you want to help us plan the 2015 event right now? We have volunteer groups that plan and manage all areas – from logistics and sound systems, to recruiting volunteers and recruiting new booths. Send us an email and let us know.

Save the Date for the 18th annual World Beat on June 27 & 28, 2015. Keep in touch with us by clicking our Facebook page link here. Find out more about our organization by clicking here.


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