Centro Cultural e de Congressos das Caldas da Rainha

Rua Dr. Leonel Sotto Mayor
Caldas da Rainha

Centro Cultural e Congressos Caldas da Rainha, or simply CCC, is a space located in Caldas da Rainha, Portugal, for cultural activities and conferences.It aims to promote a rich cultural agenda to it's surrounding population, which includes: music, theater, contemporary and classical dance, cinema, fine arts, photography and other artistic projects that contribute to the enrichment of the Human Being, both in terms of Contemporary knowledge as in terms of the formation and instruction of the individual.With a cultural multiplicity that covers all ages, tastes and social quadrants, We aim to bring Artistic practices closer to de public.The primary intention of the CCC is to, at each show, exhibition or event, provide an unforgettable and unique experience for each individual. A space of leisure and fun, where the individual alone or with friends can partake in a unique and special experience.
In addition to it's annual programming, the CCC has also organised since 2012 the Caldas nice Jazz International Festival (registered with APORFEST). 
A Festival nominated for two consecutive years as “best indoor festival”, “best small festival” and “best cultural program ” thats occurs between in the autumn months of October and November.
Caldas nice Jazz has been growing and taking roots as a festival for artistic and musical enjoyment that integrates stage components and urban animation in Caldas da Rainha and it's municipality, as well it's neighbour village of Óbidos.
Passing by various spaces, such as cafes, school and restaurants as well a presence on the beaches with the Dixieland Jazz groups with the Philharmonic Bands of the region. 
The Festival is divided into two components, one on stage at CCC, the other urban with the presentation of concerts with young Portuguese musicians from the main schools and conservatories of national jazz.
This year program features the artists Brad Melhdau Trio (US); Kinga Glyk (PL); Isabela Lundgren (SE); Dave Douglas & Uri Caine Duo (US); Matthew Halsall (UK); “Pedro Moreira Sax Ensemble” (PT) and Matosinhos Jazz Orchestra (PT).

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