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Introducing: Kung Chi Shing (West Kowloon Cultural District)

Connecting Cultures, Bridging Times The first-ever Hong Kong International Cultural Summit 2024, hosted by the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, will be held on 25-26 March 2024 at the West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD). The Summit will offer a platform to bring together leaders from arts and cultural institutions globally to promote international cultural exchange …

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Golden Future for Sicily Jazz

Begin jaren negentig kwam het Orchestra Jazz Siciliana wereldwijd in het nieuws met een spraakmakend productie met de muziek van Carla Bley. Sindsdien leek het stiller geworden rond het orkest, maar niets is minder waar. Elk jaar organiseert The Brassgroup Foundation eind juni en begin jullie in de hoofdstad Palermo een festival waar artiesten van …

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Matti Austen

Matti Austen Introducing Matti Austen In the world of music, there are individuals who serve as the linchpins connecting artists, enthusiasts, and opportunities. Matti Austen, a programmer and connector, has left an indelible mark on the World Jazz Network and the Amersfoort World Jazz Festival. After an incredible journey spanning ten editions, Matti Austen has …

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World Jazz Conference 2023

On the 18th of August, Amersfoort, a city in the Netherlands, reverberated with the entrancing rhythms of jazz and intellectual discourse as it played host to the World Jazz Conference during the prestigious Amersfoort World Jazz Festival. This annual gathering, a celebration of jazz’s global essence, brought together luminaries, professionals, and aficionados from around the …

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Sicily Jazz

Celebrating Harmony: Amersfoort World Jazz Festival Collaborates with Sicily Jazz Festival In a celebration of cultural exchange and artistic collaboration, the Amersfoort World Jazz Festival and the Sicily Jazz Festival are set to join hands in a spectacular event that promises to bring the best of jazz music and Sicilian culture to the Netherlands. With …

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