EJC - Friday 25 September

10.00 – 12.00: “Somewhere in Europe” – Concert hall
Insights into the jazz scenes of Hungary and Southeast Europe
Moderator: Michelle Kuypers (North Sea Jazz Festival, NL)

10.00: Presentation of the BMC Budapest Music Center

10.15: Panel discussion: Focus on Hungary
- György Wallner (BMC Budapest Music Center, HU)
- György Szabó (Trafò House of Contemporary Arts, HU)
- Violetta Vajda (Mediawave Int. Film & Music Gathering, HU)

10.45: Coffee Break

11.00: Panel discussion: Focus on Southeast Europe
- Olga Tabouris-Babalis (Sani Festival Thessaloniki, GR)
- Bogdan Benigar (Cankarjev dom/Ljubljana Jazz Festival, SI)
- Edin Zubcevic (Udruzenje Jazz Fest Sarajevo, BA)
- Oliver Belopeta (Skopje Jazz Festival, MK)
Dragan Ambrozić (Belgrade Jazz Festival, RS)

11.40: Questions from the audience

12.00 – 13.00: Lunch

14.00 – 16.00: The world is not enough” – Concert hall
Innovative projects and realities emerging beyond Europe, with a focus on Latin America
Moderator: Kevin Le Gendre (Journalist, UK)

14.00: Panel discussion
- Alexandra Archetti Stølen (Oslo World Music Festival, Argentina)
- Santiago Gardeazábal (Nova et Vetera, Colombia)
- Benjamim Taubkin (Núcleo Contemporâneo, Brazil)
- Ian Patterson (journalist, Ireland)

15.00: Coffee break

15.15 – 16.00: Continuation of the session and questions from the audience

18.30 – 19.30: Dinner

20.00 – 24.00: Showcases of Hungarian jazz scene
20.00: Gadó Quartet (Concert hall)
21.15: Mihály Borbély Quartet (Concert hall)
22.15: Grencsó Open Collective feat. Rudi Mahall (D) (Opus jazz club)
23.15: Santa Diver feat. István Grencsó (Opus jazz club)