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ACTION FOR REFUGEES AT WOMEX15
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Sat, 24/10/2015 - 17:52  PDF version
"We, World Music delegates at Womex in Budapest, want to express our solidarity with refugees in Europe. The refugee situation is unacceptable: closing borders, building walls, using violence against people escaping from war and poverty are the signs of policies based on fear. Europe was founded on the values of hospitality, openness, cultural...
25th Akbank Jazz Festival, Istanbul - 21 October - 1 November 2015
by Akbank Jazz Festival on Tue, 20/10/2015 - 17:45  PDF version
Akbank Jazz Festival; Echoing Across Turkey for the Past 25 Years 21 October - 01 November 2015, Istanbul Akbank Jazz Festival, one of the driving forces of positive change since its introduction to Turkey’s cultural and artistic life, is celebrating its 25th year. Dating back to its first notes that reverberated in the city in 1991, the Festival has...
Jazz Festival Umeå: The Unexpected, 21-25 October 2015
by Umea Jazz Festival on Tue, 20/10/2015 - 17:28  PDF version
Jazz Festival Umeå returns between the 21 to 25 October 2015 in the main stages of Norrlandsoperan (NO!) and Umeå Folkets Hus (UFH) with lots of young talents of jazz and world music, public seminars, concerts for kids and a special Guest of Honour. This year’s Jazz Festival sheds light on the musicians that in different aspects use the voice as...
SIBIU jazz Festival Competition 2015
by Sibiu Jazz Festival Foundation on Tue, 20/10/2015 - 16:39  PDF version
19th - 21st October 2015 Sibiu Jazz Festival Foundation, in partnership with the University Cultural Center of Sibiu/"Lucian Blaga" University, is organizing the 15th edition of the Sibiu Jazz Festival Competition, as a part of the most important jazz festival in Romania, which this year celebrates its 45 anniversary. The declared purpose of...
The Europe Jazz Network to adopt a Green Manifesto at WOMEX 15
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 19/10/2015 - 11:28  PDF version
The Europe Jazz Network, the main cultural network in Europe focusing on jazz, improvised and creative music, and Julie’s Bicycle, the leading U.K. organisation working for the inclusion of environmental sustainability in the creative sector, have teamed up and developed a Green Manifesto for the jazz community. The Manifesto has been adopted by all the...
JAZZ & THE CITY Festival - Salzburg, October 2015
by Jazz & the City on Sun, 18/10/2015 - 22:56  PDF version
Funky grooves, phat beats, exuberant songs October 22 - 26, 2015 JAZZ & THE CITY Salzburg, Austria   One hundred concerts at fifty venues in Salzburg's historic city center compose a special listening experience each October during "Jazz & the City." Salzburg's old town with its cafés, bars, squares, galleries and many special venues...
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)...
Are you FREE? Music Festival 2015
by Na Conxypan civic association / Are you free. on Thu, 15/10/2015 - 10:31  PDF version
Are You FREE? international music festival 2015 - 8th edition In spirit of international cooperation 16-17. October 2015 Venue: Culture house & NFG klub, Korzo B. Bartóka 788/1, Dunajská Streda, Slovakia The music festival „Are you Free?” is a festival of particular genres. We are waiting for all the music lovers who were able to keep...
28th Vilnius Jazz Festival
by Vilnius Jazz Festival on Tue, 13/10/2015 - 11:57  PDF version
The coming 28th edition of the International Vilnius Jazz Festival will be held on 15-18 October 2015 in the Lithuanian capital. Founded in 1987, Vilnius Jazz is the oldest annual jazz festival held in Vilnius. It is an exceptional event in Lithuania, providing a broad perspective on contemporary trends in jazz from all over the world. Over...
Skopje Jazz Festival 2015: 15-18 October
by Skopje Jazz Festival on Tue, 13/10/2015 - 10:59  PDF version
The 34th Skopje Jazz Festival will take place in the Macedonian capital between the 15 and 18 October 2015. Highlights of this edition include James Blood Ulmer solo, Gianluca Petrella's Cosmic Renaissance, Avishai Cohen trio, Craig Taborn, Soweto Kinch, Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld and Martin Küchen's Angles 8. Skopje...

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