Jozenji Streetjazz Festival

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Country and Region JapanMiyagi
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
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Festival Description

The free music festival takes place in the streets and neighborhoods of Sendai. The streets, shopping areas, plazas and buildings come alive during the two day events. Local and national bands including jazz, rock, ska, gospel acts among others are given the opportunity to play to large audiences thereby serving as a showcase of talents. The festival of the people began in 1987 and it is with the same energy and passion the festival will continue beyond the 2010 earthquake that struck the region.

Festival Dates September 10 - 11, 2011
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  • Sendai‚Äôs jazz festival keeps the beat, by Alex Martin (The Japan Times, August 26, 2011)
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