Izmir jazz festival

Izmir’s 15th annual European Jazz Festival, mounted by the Izmir Foundation of Art, Culture and Education, is starting on 5 March.

Mounted in a cooperation by the Italian Consulate, the Belgian Honorary Consulate, Goethe Institut Izmir, the French Culture Center and the Austrian Cultural Office, the festival is kicking off with an awards ceremony for the 6th Jazz Poster Competition and a concert by pianist Fahir Atakoğlu. The festival program includes a concert by the ‘Wolfgang Muthspiel Trio’ on the evening of 7 March. Izmir Sanat meanwhile will host a concert by leading nam es such as the Pichler twins Matthias and Andreas.