Caravan World Rhythms, founded in 2000, is a non-profit charitable organizations whose mission is:
* To provide high-quality, engaging live cultural entertainment with artists from a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds
* To increase the general public's understanding of the different traditions of music and dance.
* To provide the public with the experience of "spirit" that underlies the expression of tradition-based music and dance
* To provide talented local world musicians and dancers more opportunities for exposure and integration into the local art scene.
* To develop new ways for audiences to participate in cultural events, sharing in the experience of music making and movement.