ISTANBUL, Turkey (VIP NEWS) — The “International Jazz Day” program was announced at a press meeting on Tuesday, 19 February at Salon IKSV in Istanbul under the moderation of Istanbul Jazz Festival Director Pelin Opcin.
This year, the main concert for International Jazz Day will be held in Istanbul, Turkey.
UNESCO’s Director-General, Irina Bokova, stated, “I am delighted to announce that Istanbul will serve as the Host City for the 2013 International Jazz Day celebration on 30thApril. A meeting place of global cultures, Istanbul is an ideal location to highlight the extensive influence of jazz.
Official celebrations, concerts and educational programs will take place in Istanbul and around the globe, expanding on the tremendous success of last year’s inaugural International Jazz Day.”