Established in 1945, this UNESCO-affiliated organisation boasts more than 50 member countries from all over the world. Its aim is to enable young people to develop musically across all boundaries, ensuring co-operation between national movements, assembling international documentation on the activities of member groups, spreading the idea of youth and music throughout the world and creating new groups in countries where they do not yet exist. Two of the most impressive projects organised by JMI are the World Youth Choir and the World Youth Orchestra. Local music camps, international touring for talented young soloists and the ‘Music Crossroads’ project also do much to bring people from all over the world together through the only global language – music.
Jeunesses Musicales International (JMI), Slovenia