Another jazz festival will be held in Uzhgorod (Announcement)
December 6, 2014, at 17. 00, in the Transcarpathian Regional Philharmonic (Uzhgorod, Teatralna Sq.), the XVII International Roma festival of jazz art "Pap-Jazz-Fest 2014" will start its work.
The event is organized by the Transcarpathian Society of Roma Musical Culture "Lautari" with the support of the Department of Culture and the Department for Nationalities and Religion of the RSA.
For the first time, the festival was held in 1997 as a national jazz festival, and the next year, in 1998, the festival gained international status.
The highlight of this year's festival will be the performance of a world-class jazz star, guitarist Mark Whitfield from the United States.
"Pap-Jazz-Fest" is also honoring of the known Transcarpathian Roma jazz musician, founder of the festival, a public figure Vilmos Pap, who passed away prematurely.
During the festival, a charity fundraiser for soldiers in the ATO area will be held.