International Jazz Day at UNESCO Headquarters
The First Annual International Jazz Day will feature jazz luminary and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock.
International Jazz Day, celebrated worldwide on April 30, will have its official kick-off at UNESCO Headquarters on April 27th. The UNESCO celebration, organized in cooperation with UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock, will set the stage for a series of events to take place around the globe in the following days. The Day will bring together performers, educators, governments, experts, and fans alike, as they explore together the history, meaning, impact, and legacy of jazz music throughout the world. The Programme at UNESCO HQ includes open master classes by renowned international jazz musicians, scat improvisational classes for young students, musical perfomances, conferences, debates and a big evening concert.
|Type of Event||Special Event|
|Start||27.04.2012 10:00 local time|
|End||28.04.2012 00:00 local time|
|Date to be fixed||0|
|Focal point||Freeouf, Michelle|
|Venue||UNESCO Headquarters Paris|
|Street||7, place de Fontenoy|
|Room||Room I, Room II, Room IV|
|Permanent Delegation Contact|
|Language of Event||English, French|
|Estimated number of participants||200|
|Link 1||Official UNESCO International Jazz Day website|
|Link 2||Provisionnal Programme|