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JAZZAHEAD! FESTIVAL FROM 7 TO 24 APRIL IN BREMEN WITH PARTNER COUNTRY SWITZERLAND
by jazzahead! on Tue, 19/04/2016 - 11:29  PDF version
From musical theatre via literature and new music to jazz - the jazzahead! Festival presents Swiss productions and top international jazz acts as part of the festival The jazzahead! Festival is scheduled to take place from 7 to 24 April in Bremen, the full program is now announced. Under the motto schweizsuissesvizzerasvizra, the festival's main focus is...
Welcome to the 45th Moers festival!
by Moers Kultur GmbH / Moers Festival on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31  PDF version
Ladies and Gentlemen,  The 45th edition of moers festival is the eleventh for me as an Artistic Director and the third at the new festival hall.  The festival’s financial situation remains under pressure, even though we were hoping the festival would finally experience more stability at its new venue. Despite the extra funding...
WOMEX 2016 Call for Proposals
by WOMEX / Piranha Arts on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31  PDF version
Be part of WOMEX history!  WOMEX has opened its 2016 Call for Proposals. You can now apply to perform as a showcase artist or DJ, present your film or spread your knowledge in a conference session. Come and participate as a part of the programme of WOMEX 16 in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain, 19-23 October 2016. Connect with...
JAZZAHEAD! 2016 SHOWCASES
by jazzahead! on Mon, 21/12/2015 - 11:55  PDF version
40 Bands from 16 countries have been selected for the jazzahead! showcase festival / A total of 587 applications from 42 countries.  The four juries selecting the jazzahead! showcase program had, once again, a lot on their hands: 587 bands from 43 countries submitted their application. This is an increase of 26% compared to the previous year. 40...
Jazzclub Unterfahrt announces new Artistic Director
by Jazzclub Unterfahrt on Fri, 06/11/2015 - 15:44  PDF version
Jazzclub Unterfahrt is pleased to announce that Fee Schlennstedt is the new Artistic Director. Fee officially took over in June, 2015. She was most recently the Artistic Director of Schloss Elmau and was working as a freelance promoter for cultural events as well as being jury member of the BMW Welt Jazz Award. Fee will lead Jazzclub Unterfahrt into the...
Jazzfest Berlin: 5-8 November 2015
by Jazzfest Berlin on Wed, 04/11/2015 - 12:37  PDF version
Welcome to Jazzfest Berlin 2015 Jazzfest Berlin begins its second half-century by taking a step into the future and asking the question: what is jazz today, and what will it become? This year’s programme is intended to reflect the continued development of a music whose influence is increasingly felt far beyond its own borders, presenting performers...
Jazz at WOMEX 15 - Budapest, Hungary
by WOMEX / Piranha Arts on Sun, 18/10/2015 - 16:18  PDF version
Jazz “is the sound of surprise” (W. Balliett's) - so come to be surprised! Celebrating diversity in music for the 21st time, WOMEX 15 (21 to 25 October in Budapest) covers the elastic breadth of Jazz with an exceptional range of artists from around the globe. Highlights of this year's showcases include: Trumpeter Avishai Cohen's Triveni (Israel)...
17th International Enjoy Jazz Festival: 02 October - 14 November
by Enjoy Jazz on Fri, 02/10/2015 - 13:31  PDF version
A festival scene without Enjoy Jazz is unimaginable. It has become one of the most important jazz festivals worldwide. It is a lively festival, which is first and foremost dedicated to the joy of great performances and the joy of music. The Festival’s motto is to enjoy jazz— and enjoying also means taking time for the individual artists. This is why...
Palatia Jazz 2015: in the vineyards of Germany
by Palatia Jazz Festival on Mon, 22/06/2015 - 18:48  PDF version
Between the 20 of June and the 8 of August 2015 Germany's wine region host the 19th edition of one of the finest Jazz Festivals in Europe. Palatia Jazz, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, combines great international music with beautiful settings and historic venues in the Palatinate wine area for over one month and a half of music. The...
Moers Festival celebrates the EJN Award 2015 for Adventurous Programming
by Moers Kultur GmbH / Moers Festival on Sun, 24/05/2015 - 00:00  PDF version
The EJN Award 2015 for Adventurous Programming was celebrated today during Moers Festival, winner of this year’s Award. The Award Ceremony took place during the reception of the City Mayor in the Festival Hall. Ros Rigby, President of EJN, and Piotr Turkiewicz, EJN Vice President, congratulated the Festival team and the Artistic Director...

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