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World Musicians Kick off Cultural Diplomacy Tour in Orlando

September 20th, 2013 | WMFE- A group of young musicians from all over the world will begin a US concert tour with a performance in Orlando tonight.

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One Beat is a "cultural diplomacy" program organized by the US State Department.

25 musicians from 16 countries have spent two weeks rehearsing in New Smyrna Beach for the concert tour.

90.7's Matthew Peddie spoke to One Beat co-director Elena Moon Park, and Mpumelelo Mcata, one of the program fellows and a guitarist in the South African band BLK JKS.

Mpumelelo will join other musicians from the residency in a concert at the Timucua White House in Orlando this Friday night.


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