European Jazz Conference

Update 30/08/2019:  REGISTRATIONS FOR THE CONFERENCE ARE SOLD OUT! We have reached the maximum capacity. Thank you all for your great interest.

The full programme brochure of the European Jazz Conference 2019 can be downloaded at this link (.pdf, 15 MB).

6th European Jazz Conference in Novara, Italy, 12 - 15 September 2019

We are very happy to announce the theme of the Conference 2019: "Feed your Soul", you can read a full presentation of the theme at this link. Registration to the Conference are now open and a programme outline is available at this link.

The European Jazz Conference is co-organised by Europe Jazz Network (EJN), NovaraJazz and Rest-Art association, with the support of the Municipality of Novara, Piedmont region, MiBAC (Italian Ministry of Culture), I-Jazz (Italian association of jazz festivals), Puglia Sounds (within Puglia Sounds Export programme 2019), Fondazione Musica per Roma/Parco della Musica records and of the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, that is supporting EJN through its network strand for the period 2017-2021.

The European Jazz Conference is a leading annual gathering of professionals from the jazz sector in Europe, in particular of promoters, cultural managers, agents and national/regional support organisations. What has been the General Assembly of the Europe Jazz Network, from 2014 has been expanded and is now open as well to external professional participants under the name of European Jazz Conference.

The European Jazz Conference is composed of inspiring keynote speeches, high-level discussion groups and workshops, networking sessions for professionals, cultural visits and a showcase and fringe festivals with some of the best artists from the host country, this year Italy.

The European Jazz Conference is a unique event, the only one of its kind in Europe, centered on building long-lasting relationships, developing new projects and artistic collaborations, sharing expertise and getting up to date with the newest management and programming trends. Moreover, the Conference is about learning about music scenes and best practices from all around the world, including countries beyond Europe.

Previous editions of the European Jazz Conference have taken place in Lisbon, Portugal (2018), Ljubljana, Slovenia (2017), Wroclaw, Poland (2016); Budapest, Hungary (2015) and Helsinki, Finland (2014).

Check out the full programme brochure here below from Issuu:

NEW! You can listen to the Spotify Playlist curated by ADEIDJ, the Italian association of independent jazz labels, with all the ensembles playing at the showcases, Gala concert and fringe programme here:

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