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Jazz festivals in Greece

Melitzazz 2016 - on July 6-10 - Melitzazz festival is a colorful, multi-national gathering of cultures, in the capital of Tsakonia, Leonidio. Invited artists and chefs convey the atmosphere of their places, contributing to the celebration with music, dance, culture and tastes. Scattered events take place in the streets, at squares and in the chateaus of the picturesque traditional village of Leonidio, numerous open stages are set up throughout the city of Leonidio, the streets are transformed into open air bars and street food goes to a new dimension, where music and dances tangle with scents and flavors of local and international gastronomy.

Once again, Vamos will host the well-established festival "Jazz in July"! The talented artists will take you to a magical journey in the mystical and enthralling world of jazz!  from July 4 at Vamos Rethymnon - Crete - 6939983958 -

Maroussi Jazz Festival 2016 on July 2  at Amalieio theater in Maroussi, a unique jazz festival with some big  names of the Greek  jazz-swing-blues-funk  music scene. - Lives start at 19:00 - entrance 5 euros - A magical Saturday night under the Attic sky. A unique musical experience under the artistic direction of Depi Sakelariou.

Thessalonique Jazz Festival at Garden Theater on June 22-24, 2016.  entrance 8 & 5 euros - information 2313 318229  

Nea Smyrnis Jazz  on June 18, 2016 at Nea Smyrnis square - entrance free - A unique jazz night in the central square of Nea Smyrnis . The Cultural Organization of the Municipality of Nea Smyrni brings, for the second year, some of the most renowned Greek artists wishing to offer to all citizens the opportunity to get to know better jazz music. 

Tinos World Music Festival: 4th year - Cultural Foundation of Tinos, Town of Tinos.

Greek Jazz Panorama - New Generation /3 - 9-11 June 2016 - at 21:00 on the roof of Onassis Cultural Centre 107-109 Syngrou Avenue   - Athens — 210 9005800 - www.sgt.gr -The upcoming generation of Greek jazz musicians isn’t coming to lay claim to a place on the Greek jazz scene, it’s already an integral part of it. Let’s listen to the future, here and now!

A great celebration of jazz for the opening of the international Patras Festival 2016.
The three-day of Jazz Music “Jazz + Praxis” in Patras is organized every year  by the Cultural Organization of Patras Municipality and has marked a significant route of high artistic result. This year, from June 2 to 4, in the ambient space of the atrium of the Old Municipal Hospital, Jazz Praxis presents an ambitious program with four jazz  band.  Entrance 10 euros/night or 22 euros for the 3 days.

16  Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival- 25 – 29 May 2016 - Technopolis - Pireos 100 Gazi  -  210 3475518, 210 3453548 - The Onassis Cultural Center meets the Technopolis of Athens on jazz paths ... Two organizations with a strong activity in the music development of the city, present the16th Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival, for five days full of music.