L’Emoi du Jazz is a jazz festival that has been held since 2009. This year’s celebration was a special edition in memory of founder and jazz musician Dez Gad, who passed away on April 30th. The festival lasted three weeks.
"Our jazz greats have also been active participants in the struggle through an art of resistance as indeed they are also keen activists through their music in a culture of transformation and of liberation." - Paul Mashatile, Minister of Arts and Culture, South Africa