Wolverhampton: The World Music Conference 2017 aims at reviving and bringing to life the rich cultural mix and Diversity of the Midlands through our Music. The inaugural World Music Conference (WMC), organised by the British Carnatic Choir, is the flagship world music event being held in the Midlands for the first time. It aims to bring together artists, singers, musicians, professionals, academia of all ages, faith, race and cultural backgrounds, in an attempt to share good values, practices, knowledge, commonalities and to promote peace, harmony and togetherness. The conference is hosted by the University of Wolverhampton.speakers for the evening: Dr.Beverley Lindsay DL OD,Cllr Phil Page, Deputy Mayor of Wolverhampton,Professor Geoff Layer OBE, Vice Chancellor at University of Wolverhampton,Indian Consul General Dr. Aman Puri, IFS, Conference Chief Patron Dr. Hans Neuhoff, Professor of Music Psychology & Music Sociology, The Cologne University of Music & Dance ,Dr. Chithra Ramakrishnan FRSA, Director, British Carnatic Choir ,Jaffer Kapasi, Consul General of Uganda in the Midlands ,Dhiren Katwa, Senior News Editor Special attendance Dr.Jagjit Singh Taunque MBE DL Deputy Lord Lieutenant West Midlands, Satinder Kaur Taunque DL. OBE Deputy Lord Lieutenant West Midlands, Dr.S. Kanagaratnam Chairman Shri Venkateswara Balaji Temple UK, Santosh Kumar Managing Director Geecon, Martin Levemore MBE FRSA, Jaffer A Kapasi OBE FFA, Professor Nazira Karodia Dean Faculty of Science and Engineering University of Wolverhampton, Dr Beverly Lindsay OBE OD Vice Lord Lieutenant of the West Midlands, Jenny Loynton LLB DL, Prabhakar Kaza Director KBC , Davinder Prasad, Pandit Ravi Bhushan, Councillor Ramesh Shrivastiva and many others. Report By S M Irfan Tahir Photojournalist National Union of Journalists (NUJ) Great Britain.