Children of the World in Harmony
International Choir & Dance Festival
Northern Michigan, June 20-25, 2021 (subject to change)

The mission of Voices Without Borders, Inc. is: to promote, support, and sponsor choral music, dance, and other related activities for young people in our schools and communities throughout Greater Northern Michigan and to offer similar opportunities to promote friendship and understanding through music and dance between children and youth from around the world who are invited to participate in VWB programs. 

To learn more about the Children of the World in Harmony Festival, the VWB International Festival Choir, how to become a sponsor or host family, events, and volunteer opportunities, please click on the links above. 

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2019 Children of the World in Harmony Festival

It's time to shine! Submissions due by midnight, Sunday, January 17th. Click here to learn more.

Thanks to the generosity of Little Bay Boards, VWB is holding a raffle for one of Jason Thelan’s beautiful Little Bay Boards ($2,000 value). His paddleboards are truly works of art and a great way to enjoy time on the water. A sample of Jason's work is pictured to
the left.

Raffle tickets are $30 each, with only 300 being sold. Tickets may be ordered by calling (231) 838-0600. Thanks to the generosity of Little Bay Boards, 100% of your ticket fee will be donated to VWB in support of the Great Lakes Youth Choir and the 2021 Children of the World in Harmony Festival. VWB can accept check by check, cash and credit card.  License #R59688

Learn more about these beautiful paddle boards at https://www.littlebayboards.com/our-story-little-bay...

Voices Without Borders (VWB) was pleased to present the 24th Children of the World in Harmony International Youth Choir & Dance Festival in and around Petoskey, Michigan from July 15-21, 2019. The festival brought children and youth from around the world to sing and dance in a variety of settings throughout northern Michigan.


A special thank you to the National Endowment for the Arts, the Michigan Council of Arts and Cultural Affairs, Arts Midwest, Northwest Michigan Arts & Culture Network and the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation for their generous support of Voices Without Borders during the global pandemic. We are so grateful for their support during these challenging times.

We are so grateful for the support we receive from friends near and far who help us to offer a life-changing experience for the participants in our programs! Please consider a tax-deductible gift and to celebrate the bridge-building joy of music.

We are so grateful for our sponsors! 

Baiardi Family Foundation
Big Apple Bagels - Petoskey
Charlevoix County Community Foundation
Charlevoix United Methodist Church
Cross of Christ Lutheran Church - Petoskey
The Coop Flower Shop - Cheboygan
D & W Fresh Market - Petoskey
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Erickson Family Fund
Fraternal Order of Eagles - Cheboygan
Leo S. Guthman Fund
Harbor Springs IGA
Holy Childhood of Jesus Church
Home Depot Petoskey
Ken's Village Market
Lowe's - Petoskey
Northern Michigan Chorale
Jet's Pizza - Petoskey
Kiwanis of Boyne City, Charlevoix and Cheboygan
Kroeger-Mainland Family Fund
Oleson's Food Stores
Petoskey-Harbor Springs Community Foundation
Rotary Club  of Petoskey
Stafford's Hospitality
Subway - Petoskey
Tom's Mom's Cookies - Harbor Springs
Vernales - Petoskey
Village Hotel & Conference Center - Bay Harbor
Marana Webber Tost Charitable Fund