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International Jazz Day

01 Dec 2017

April 30th is "International Jazz Day". The Day is intended to raise awareness in the international community of the virtues of jazz as an educational tool, and a force for peace, unity, dialogue and enhanced cooperation among people. Many government

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International Jazz Day 2022

30 Apr 2022

The 2022 Global Concert will be hosted at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The Global Concert will return to the UN General Assembly Hall in a nod to the inaugural International Jazz Day Sunset Concert in 2012, symbolizing jazz's continued important role as a force for dialogue and diplomacy.

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International Jazz Day 2016

30 Apr 2016

Washington, D.C. serves as the International Jazz Day 2016 Global Host City. As International Jazz Day celebrates its 5th anniversary, the U.S. nation's capital hosts a multitude of jazz performances, community service initiatives, and education prog

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International Jazz Day 2019

30 Apr 2019

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A forum/performance to showcase how jazz has become global and has embraced the broad democratic values that were first established in ancient Greece. Organized by The Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations.

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Organized by the United Nations General Assembly Committee on Information, in association with the UN Academic Impact (UNAI) and the Permanent Mission of India to the UN

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International Jazz Day 2013 (UNESCO)

18 Apr 2013

Message by Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO Spurred by the success of the first celebration, UNESCO, in partnership with the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz (TMIJ) will be organizing the second International Jazz Day on April 30th, 2013.

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Message d'Irina Bokova, Directrice générale de l'UNESCO Forte du succès de la première célébration, l'Unesco, en partenariat avec le Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz (TMIJ), parrainera la deuxième journée internationale du Jazz, le 30 avril 2013.

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Simon Gronowski is an 89-year-old lawyer, jazz pianist and author who escaped the Holocaust in Nazi Germany during the World War II. He started playing the piano in memory of his late sister who was deported to Auschwitz concentration camp. During the COVID-19 lockdown, he played the piano to his neighbours and passers-by from the window of his Brussels home to lift their spirits up.

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