The Vice-president of the event’s Organizing Committee, Alexis Vazquez, highlighted that the success of this edition is already guaranteed, due to the quality of participants, coming from a dozen countries.
The event’s venues will be the Mella Theater, the Covarrubias Hall of the National Theater, the Plaza Culture Center, and the Rumba Palace, as well as La Zorra y el Cuervo nightclub and Havana’s Hotel Nacional.
The 6th Theoretical Colloquium will be held as part of the event, in which keynote lectures and talks will be given. Documentaries will be screened and magazines specialized in music, as well as jazz CD’s, will be sold.
The Festival is organized with the sponsorship of the Cuban Music Institute and the National Center of Popular Music, and is presided over by maestro Chucho Valdes.