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 ...

At the request of HDI Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, lead guitarist for Guns N’ Roses extended his Indonesia tour to do a special program for the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta on November 11, 2013.  As a U.S. Cultural Envoy, Bumblefoot is ...

Working with U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur, HDI sent Guns ‘N Roses lead guitarist Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal to Malaysia for a series of performances, workshops and lectures November 2-7, 2013. Bumblefoot started his program on November 3 in Kota Kinabalu with ...

The Humpty Dumpty’s newest cultural envoy, Guns N’ Roses lead guitarist Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal was a huge success in Albania. From Aug 17-21 Ron performed, lectured and gave guitar lessons to local youth – the Albanians loved him. On August ...

Almost immediately upon their return from Pakistan and Russia, Blended 328 undertook a second cultural diplomacy program for The Humpty Dumpty Institute. From July 2 to July 19 this amazing modern country band performed in Brazil and Paraguay. The intent ...

Blended 328 traveled to Pakistan and Russia from May 22 to June 19 as part of The Humpty Dumpty Institute’s cultural diplomacy program–“Music Matters”. Under the auspices of U.S. Embassy Islamabad, U.S. Consulate Karachi, and U.S. Consulate Lahore, lead guitarist ...

Between October 13 and 20, 2012, the Humpty Dumpty Institute’s (HDI) Spokesperson Mary Lee Kortes along with her band, including Eric Ambel on guitar and vocals, Jeremy Chatzky on bass, and Phil Cimino on drums toured Iraq, with stops in ...

HDI worked with U.S. Embassy Islamabad in having TV star Michael Lombardi and his band Blood Moon Therapy perform, conduct Master Classes, and discuss the future of rock and roll in Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi.  The Lahore Express Tribune said ...