Rotterdam breathes jazz
Friday 29 May 2015
The Port of Rotterdam North Sea Jazz Festival celebrates its 40th anniversary, 10 years of which it has taken place in Rotterdam. Prior to and during the anniversary edition of this major event there are many additional jazz activities: Two weeks before the official prequel North Sea Round Town (26 June – 12 July) kicks off with Jazz Day (26 June) and in the same weekend the finals of the European Jazz Competition (27 June).
At Kid Dynamite Festival (28 June) and North Sea Jazz Kids (5 July) the children are introduced to the jazz music genre. The Fenixloods 1 is home to Jazz Museum Rotterdam from 5 June till 19 July. In this pop-up exhibition, full of visual arts, photography and film, of jazz heroes from the past and today. Staying over at a jazz musician’s house is possible during Wake Up in Jazz.