WCMT 2023



Welcome to Vancouver!

The World Federation of Music Therapy is excited to announce our next World Congress will be held in Vancouver, Canada July 24 – 29, 2023 in partnership with the Canadian Association of Music Therapists.

About Vancouver, Canada

Canada’s culture is influenced by European immigrants from Great Britain, France and Ireland. There have also been large waves of immigration from Asia, Africa and the Caribbean in recent years. These immigrant brought traditions from their countries of origin to Canada. Foods, languages, superstitions, holidays and sports were some of the traditions that were introduced into Canada after the arrivals of the immigrants. 

Located on the West Coast of Canada, Vancouver has something special for everyone. With over one million native English speaking Canadians, Vancouver has its own culture with a unique Canadian twist- making it the ideal place to learn the Canadian way of life while simultaneously developing your English skills!

Vancouver, widely revered as the “Hollywood of the North” is truly one-of-a-kind, with stunning architecture, mesmerizing natural beauty and a way of life unparalleled.

This is truly a time of advancement in understanding mood and memory- and how... Read More

Aug 11 2022, 3:02 pm

On World Congress Wednesday we feature music therapy associations and stories from around the... Read More

Aug 10 2022, 7:37 pm

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Aug 09 2022, 10:03 pm

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Aug 09 2022, 3:53 am

The deadline for submissions for the WFMT 2023 awards is 31 July 2022. This... Read More

Jul 26 2022, 5:22 am

Applications for professional scholarships for WCMT close on 31 July 2022. Be sure to... Read More

Jul 25 2022, 4:55 am


Close-up Gastown Steam Clock. Vancouver downtown beautiful stree


Visit Gastown, known for its cute cafes, hip restaurants, and trendy boutiques.

British Columbia, Canada


Plan a day trip to Whistler - home to North America's largest ski resort and a year-round mountain playground.

Science World Vancouver


Ignite your curiosity and discover the wonders of science and technology at Science World.

Vancouver Seawall at Sunset


Bike, walk or skate around the Vancouver seawall - the world's longest uninterrupted waterfront path.

Playland at the PNE


Enjoy a day out at Playland also known as the PNE, BC's most famous amusement park.

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park - Skywalk


The 450 ft (137m) long, 230 ft (70m) high Capilano Suspension Bridge has thrilled visitors since 1889.

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