Jazz Fest Sarajevo

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Country and Region Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosniac-Croat Federation
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Sarajevo, Bosniac-Croat Federation, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Festival Contact Information

Jazz Fest Sarajevo
P. O. Box 600
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Phone: (387) 33-550-480
Fax: (387) 33-550-481
Email: info@jazzfest.ba

Festival Description

The International Music Festival — Jazz Fest Sarajevo demonstrates the wealth, versatility and dynamism of the music scene today. In the previous eleven years we presented hundreds of musicians coming from 54 countries in more than 150 concerts. During the week of the festival, Sarajevo becomes the biggest of a small crossroad of the European music scene, with globally up to date programmes. It can be easily said that Jazz Fest Sarajevo charts an important date in the calendar of artistic music festivals worldwide.

Festival Dates October 30 - November 4, 2012
Festival Links http://www.jazzfest.ba

Festival Story:

Free chocolate! This is only part of the many wonderful things about the Sarajevo Jazz Festival. Jazz musicians from around the world are featured the first week of November in this historically rich, culturally hip city. The festival began as a regular even in 1997. The jazz comes from groups in countries as varied as France, Hungary, Italy, Norway, and the USA. And the free chocolate? The festival includes a free workshop for children — with free chocolate.

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Festival Events:

Lineup 2012:
  • Hüsnü Şenlendiriici
  • Frank Mobus
  • Rick Margitza
  • Aytaç Doģan
  • Bojan Z
  • Ismail Tuncçbilek
  • Joost Lijbaart
  • Wallace Roney
  • Darryl Jones
  • Larry Coryell
  • Omar Hakim
  • Badi Assad
  • Joey DeFrancesco
  • Richard Galliano
  • Flavio Boltro
  • Mauro Negri
  • Furio di Castri
  • Mattia Barbieri
  • Reid Anderson
  • Ethan Iverson
  • Dave King
  • Ericka Stucky
  • Miron Rafajlović
  • Paola Vinaccia
  • Kristjan Randalu
  • Chris Jennings
  • Chander Saradjoe
  • Vladimir Mićković
  • Atilla Aksoj
  • Dino Šukalo
  • Adis Sirbubalo
  • Edvin Hadžić
  • Anes Beglerbegovic

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Practical Info:

Venues:
  • Main Stage Bosanski kulturni centar, Branilaca Sarajeva 24
  • Solo Stage Dom Vojske Federacije, Zelenih beretki 2
  • Strange Fruits Stage Pozorište mladih, Kulovića 8
  • Groove Stage CDA, Gabelina 16

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