A to JazZ Festival is starting an international showcase for world music in Sofia

The EJN member A to JazZ Festival is starting a world music showcase for the first time in its history, expanding the music genres of its music programming. It will take place on 6th July in Sofia, Bulgaria as an additional day of the festival, on the main stage and the night stage of the event. The open call for applications is for emerging artists in world music with a deadline 08 March 2023. All young artists, based in the EU and the eligible countries Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Georgia, Tunisia and Ukraine can apply. The festival will provide partially a budget for travels costs and full accommodation to the artists for 3 days in Sofia. A to JazZ Showcase will have 8 slots for international emerging artists and expect more than 20 international bookers, festival programmers and journalists as delegates of the showcases.

A to JazZ is part of Upbeat – the European Showcase Platform for World Music, funded by the European Union. More information here: www.atojazz.bg/en