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¡Globalquerque! is New Mexico's Annual Celebration of World Music in Culture.  It takes place each September at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (1701 4th St SW, at Avenida César Chávez) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with three stages with their own unique concert-going ambience.
Enjoy musical performances in the intimate outdoor setting of the Fountain Courtyard, the state-of-the-art 691-seat Albuquerque Journal Theatre and outside on the expansive Plaza Mayor's festival stage.
Enjoy workshops, dance lessons, film, food demos and inter-activities at the free Saturday Global Fiesta  daytime programming.
Sample and explore artisan crafts, international food, beer, wine and more in Global Village of Crafts, Culture & Cuisine open throughout all parts of the festival.
"New Mexico's ¡Globalquerque! festival offers some of the most adventurous world music programming
set against one of the Southwest's most beautiful cities" — Nat Geo Music
"I have been to many global music events, including a handful of WOMAD festivals, and ¡Globalquerque! ranks among the best. Awesome venue, world-class artists, friendly vibe... outstanding.”  — Matthew Moon, KXCI-FM (Tucson, AZ)
"Everyone I was with and everyone I met was enthralled by the selection of music that could be
savored in just one evening, let alone over the whole festival."  — Charles (Festival Attendee)
"You just can't go wrong with ¡Globalquerque!"
— Michele Whitteker (Festival Attendee)


A special 5-part documentary series 


Ak Dan Gwang Chil (South Korea)

Fendika (Ethiopia)

Enrique Flores / Eloisa Martínez García / Pasatono (México) 

Kayhan Kalhor (Iran)

Puuluup (Estonia)

Sojourns is your passport to a unique journey that takes a glimpse into the lives of some of the most original and compelling musical and visual artists on the planet, exploring their culture through cuisine, architecture, special passions - and, of course, their music and art!   Coming Spring 2021!


¡Globalquerque! Sojourns will stream free here on our website!

Artist info here
Schedule coming soon!

Special thanks to the City of Albuquerque for their generous support .


¡Globalquerque! 2020

¡Globalquerque! Cross-Cultural Crossover Stream
Original Airdate September 30, 2020

Available for your viewing pleasure on ¡Globalquerque! YouTube Channel


Rahim AlHaj
Rahim AlHaj

photo by Michael G. Stewart

Vivalda Ndula
Vivalda Ndula

photo credit Taos News

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Rahim AlHaj
Rahim AlHaj

photo by Michael G. Stewart


Thank you to all of our 2020 supporters:


Global Ambassadors

City of Albuquerque Department of Cultural Services

New Mexico Humanities Council
Santa Fe Brewing Co.
Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce
Vivác Winery

Scott & Sandra Jones

George & Cheri Koinis

Andrew Linderkamp 


Sara Beltran  James De Champlon  Gale Ghannigan  Ann Lerner  Jade Leyva Art

Rob Martinez  Philip Moskal  John Stearn  Michael “Metal” Wieclaw  Dean Yannias  

Mary Zimmerman


Global Travelers

 Reid Bandeen  Dolores Beltran  Michelle Bloodworth  Louis Cennamo  Edit Darmon 

Erika Gerety  Christopher Gibson  Erin Gibson  Alan Gilmore  Leland Hopson  Bianca Harle  

Noel Heiser  William James  Johnnye Lewis  Claire Lissance  Greg Poulter  Rifka Stearn   

Helen Lyons  Vicki Wilhelm Maenchen  Elsa Menendez  Sasha Menendez  Tracy Roth 

Sunhil Sakhalkar  Mary Ulibarri  Luis Varga  Vennie White  Mariana Gabriela Leyva Watson  Cynthia Wooley


We shall gather together again!

¡Globalquerque stands in unity with all those that oppose and condemn  racism, intolerance, inequity and injustice in all and any forms and the culture of oppression that permeates the United States.  Read full statement here.

photo by James Holbrook