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Voices Without Borders, a non-profit 501(c)3, was founded in Petoskey in 2009. Its mission 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 for children from around the world.

VWB supports the Little Traverse Youth Choir and presents the Children of the World in Harmony International Choir & Dance Festival. The 2019 Festival was the 7th hosted in Northern Michigan and the 24th such festival worldwide. Previous festivals have been produced in Asia, Africa, North and South America, and Europe. Past participants include Mongolia, The People's Republic of China, Thailand, Vietnam, The People's Republic of Congo, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Argentina, Mexico, Belgium, Germany, Finland, Canada, Siberia and the United States. The 2019 festival included groups from the Hong Kong, the Republic of Ireland, Thailand, CA, TX and MI. Singers from around the world also participate in the International Festival Choir.

The Little Traverse Youth Choir (LTYC) is the host choir and performs at the Festivals. LTYC is a premiere international opportunity for Northern Michigan youth. VWB's Little Traverse Youth Choir attended the Dublin Choral Festival and traveled to Ireland and Scotland during the summer, 2018!