At its last General Conference in 2011, UNESCO proclaimed the 30th April International Jazz Day. For the first celebration in 2012, official events are planned in Paris, in New Orleans and at the headquarters of the UN in New York.
The proclamation of the International Jazz Day by UNESCO is a sign of recognition of jazz as an important historical art form which has contributed to:
• promote intercultural dialogue
• eradicate discrimination
• promote respect for human rights and dignity
• foster gender equality and reinforce the role of youth for social change
If you are interested in taking part and have an event, concert, workshop, master class, exhibition of jazz themes, please list them on the Jazz Australia website.
Or if you want to undertake one of these activities and are looking for a venue, we have a space in the Rocks, Sydney.
Please contact Joanne jkee(at)placesandspaces.com.au