EJN welcomes its newest member:
Izmir European Jazz Festival, Turkey
Izmir Foundation for Culture Arts and Education (IKSEV) was founded in 1985 under the leadership of Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı. Non-profit, non-governmental and non-political, The Foundation has aimed to research and study, to support, create, protect and preserve culture and arts. Owing to the enthusiastic work and uncompromising efforts of The Izmir Foundation for Culture, Arts and Education, Izmir, a 8000 year old city, known as the cradle of civilization, no doubt shall in the future, be remembered as “The City of Culture & Art”. The Foundation organizes The International Izmir Festival in the mid of June-July annually since 1987; the Izmir European Jazz Festival in every March since 1994, is also the organizer of The Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı National Composition Contest biannually.
The EJN membership includes now 88 organizations in 27 countries.