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2017 Global Host City: Havana, Cuba


Gran Teatro de la Habana Alicia Alonso

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY 2017 TO TAKE PLACE APRIL 30TH WORLDWIDE AND IN 2017 GLOBAL HOST CITY HAVANA, CUBA

Paris, Washington, D.C. and Havana – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Director-General Irina Bokova and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock announced today the sixth annual International Jazz Day, which will be celebrated worldwide on April 30, 2017. The day will culminate with an All-Star Global Concert presented at the Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso, under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of Cuba, the Cuban Institute of Music and the Cuban National Commission for UNESCO. The concert will be live streamed by UNESCO and will feature an extraordinary array of artists from around the world paying tribute to the international art form of jazz.

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Watch the webcast from Havana, Cuba on Sunday, April 30
New York (21:00) | Paris (03:00) | Tokyo (10:00)

Watch the webcast of the 2017 International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert from Havana, Cuba on Sunday, April 30 featuring more than 50 world-renowned artists.

Watch online at http://jazzday.com

2017 International Jazz Day Event Map

2017 International Jazz Day Event Map

Selections from International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concerts

"Hang Up Your Hang Ups" Osaka 2014
"Afro Blue" Istanbul 2013
"La Belle Vie" Paris 2015
"Tango" Istanbul 2013
"Walkin'" Paris 2012
"Grazing In the Grass" United Nations 2012

2017 Events

  • Jazz Live (Live in Accra Jazz Festival) Alliance Française Accra, Accra (Ghana)
  • Workshop for children to discover jazz Ecole d'Argenteuil - Paris 1, Paris (France)
  • Perth Jazz Society: International Jazz Day Celebration The Charles Hotel, North Perth (Australia)
  • International Jazz Day Midnight Session – Milleunanota Civico Undici, Alba (Italy)
  • Journée Internationale du Jazz Ministere de la Culture et de la Communication, Dakar (Senegal)
  • International Jazz Day in Zaporozhye Mayakoskaya square, Zaporozhye (Ukraine)
  • International Jazz Day @ Jazz Basta Jazz Basta, Belgrade (Serbia)
  • Art of Jazz Event Haven - Karen, Nairobi (Kenya)
  • PDX Jazz: International Jazz Day Celebration Portland Art Museum, Portland (United States)
  • Daniele Scannapieco ORGAN TRIO – International Jazz Day Baccanera Enoteca & Wine bar, Castellammare di Stabia (Italy)
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