- Created on Friday, 15 June 2012 19:29
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - On Tuesday, Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs Ann Stock will launch Center StageSM at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Center Stage is a cultural diplomacy initiative that brings performing artists from Haiti, Indonesia, and Pakistan to the United States to engage American audiences in 60 medium and small-sized towns and cities.
The first wave of performing artists will include two music groups from Pakistan. Singer-songwriter Arieb Azhar and the rock band noori will travel to the United States and participate in a range of activities, such as performances, workshops, discussions, artist-to-artist exchanges, and community gatherings.