Why Cultural Diplomacy Is More Relevant—And More Challenging—Than Ever
Keywords:cultural diplomacy, indigenous culture, violin, pandemic art, Rarámuri, Sierra Tarahumara
The authors, both violinists and founders of cultural diplomacy organizations, relate the challenges of conducting meaningful cultural diplomacy during a pandemic. Their work included video collaborations bringing together musicians from North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia; in-person work in the remote Sierra Tarahumara mountains of northern Mexico; and a unique project to promote the sustained livelihood and increased access of freedom and security of 326 Afghan musicians.
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