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Sibiu Jazz Festival


  • Piața Mare Sibiu, SB Romania (map)

The oldest festival of its kind in Romania and one of the oldest jazz festivals worldwide, Sibiu Jazz Fest happens annually in Sibiu, the city with cobblestone streets & baroque buildings, „Romania’s Jazz Capital” as it has been declared in the 80’s. 

This year's edition (the 48th) will bring again jazz music in the Large Square, where artists from 13 countries will charm the public with their music for four consecutive days:
 
Thursday, May 17
Vali Boghean Band (Moldova)
Brönnimann Cissokho Hason (Switzerland,Israel,Senegal)
VEIN Feat. Rick Margitza (Switzerland, USA)
Luca Ciarla Quartet (Italy) 

Friday, May 18
Befunkbop - Jazz On The Street (Spain)
Sorin Zlat Quartet (Romania) 
Alex Mercado (Mexico)
Pol Belardi's Force (Luxembourg)

Saturday, May 19
Befunkbop - Jazz On The Street (Spain)
JazzyBit (Romania)
KRiSPER (Romania)
Balázs Balogh Quintet (Hungary) 
NoJazz (France)

Sunday, May 20
NES (Spain, France)
Machado/Ithursarry Duo (France)

There is also a special section dedicated to kids – Jazz for Kids – which focuses on music education: children between 3 and 12 years can discover what it takes to play instruments like drums, bongos, djembes or tambourine.

Admission is free, so be sure not to miss any of the concerts.

Earlier Event: March 30
Sighisoara Blues Festival
Later Event: May 24
Elektro Arts Festival