Award winning author and HDI Cultural Envoy Adrian Miller gave a virtual presentation for U.S. Embassy Oslo on African-American Thanksgiving traditions.  Mr. Miller was joined by Norwegian North Wild Kitchen-blogger and storyteller Nevada Berg and shared recipes and traditions. Please ...

HDI’s Jazz/Hip-Hop Envoy Maya Azucena had been scheduled to be the special guest of U.S. Embassy Baku for International Jazz Day on April 30, 2020. We are all greatly disappointed that the program has been postponed to later in 2020. ...

Under the auspices of HDI’s Music Matters program, HDI Celebrity Spokesperson Mary Wilson traveled to Slovenia and Belgium for a week of outreach and performances in honor of Black History Month, February 3-7, 2020. Working with the U.S. Mission to ...

Under the auspices of HDI’s Music Matters program, HDI Celebrity Spokesperson Mary Wilson traveled to Slovenia and Belgium for a week of outreach and performances in honor of Black History Month, February 3-7, 2020. Working with the U.S. Mission to ...

The Humpty Dumpty Institute has an active cultural diplomacy program known as “Music Matters.” Under the auspices of this program, HDI arranged for acclaimed jazz artist Ginetta M. to travel to the Republic of Moldova for America Day and to ...

The Humpty Dumpty Institute organized a visit of the Latin funk Grammy award-winning band Grupo Fantasma to three cities in Pakistan (Karachi, Islamabad, and Lahore) on April 17-April 28, 2016. This program was part of an ongoing partnership between Humpty ...

Working with U.S. Consulate General Karachi https://pk.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/karachi/ . HDI arranged for the Kentucky Winders to perform and introduce the people of Sindh province, Pakistan to the uniquely American music genre of Bluegrass.  Taking their name from a fiddle tune by the ...

The Humpty Dumpty Institute sponsored its first public diplomacy program in the Caribbean with hip-hop artist Maya Azucena and her three piece band performing and doing outreach in Haiti (Christian Ver Halen, Ivan Katz and Antwan Le Var Barrett).The group ...

Working with U.S. Embassy Minsk, HDI arranged for lead guitarist of Guns N’ Roses and Cultural Envoy Ron “Bublefoot” Thal to do a quick Cultural Diplomacy tour in Minsk, The Republic of Belarus. Bumblefoot arrived in the capital of Belarus ...

U.S. Cultural Ambassador and HDI Celebrity Spokesperson Mary Wilson commemorated Black History Month by touring and lecturing in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Turkey.  This program was a collaboration between HDI and the U.S. Embassies in London and ...