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Jazz festivals in Greece


Dimitri Vassilakis presents a truly international jazz festival at one of the most stunning locations in Greece, at the famous Mirabello bay opposite the island of Spinalonga in Elounda Crete. 


To 5th Agrinio International Jazz Festival on July 20, 2015, at Cinema Ellenis at 20:00 give the city of Agrinio a new cultrual identity.with a line - up, consisting of foreign and Greek artists this year, Agrinio Jazz invites you  for a  unique musical celebration. Entrance free.  


Fifth Edition of Paros International Jazz Summer Academy July 19-25, 2015. The Jazz in Paros (JIP) presents a series of seminars under the artistic direction of Vassilis Rakopoulos. And on August 24 & 25, 2015 Jazz In Paros Festival : Its reputation on the island is gaining influence due to its formula of bringing international and Greek performing artists to the Cycladic Islands.There will be concerts featuring jazz-related music performed throughout the island on outdoor stages underneath the stars. 



This year’s ‪‎JazzΟnTheHill‬ will be dedicated to famous male vocalists.


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! Do not miss it!  Jazz in July - from July 9 to30, 2015 at Vamos Rethymnon - Crete - 6939983958 - ticket 10 euros -


Ioannina Jazz Festival is a yearly celebration of Jazz and Improvised music located at Ioannina, capital of Epirus in Northern Greece.The festival offers concerts, seminars, masterclasses as well as other cultural activities that are open to the public and funded by the Municipality of Ioannina Cultural Center and private sponsors. the 2015 edition will be held on July 2,3& 4.


Melitzazz unlocked on July 1-5 at Leonidio - Arcadia - 2015: 10 years of Melitzazz !


Nea Smyrnis Jazz  on June 19 & 20, 2015 at Nea Smyrnis square - entrance free -


2nd DRUMS & PERCUSSION FESTIVAL - THE RHYTHMS OF THE WORLD at Athina Live stage, ARΤ MUSIC SCHOOL G.V.Fakanas - 3 Posidonos Av. , Athens on June 11, 2015 at 20:00 - entrance free .The Drum & Percussion Festival returns to the warm venue of “Athina Live” Stage (Art Music School G.V.Fakanas), holding the most intercultural form : four of the greatest music groups in Greece, bring us the rhythms from all over the world.The dance rhythms of Brazil meet the Zen rhythms of Japan, the exotic rhythms of Africa and the power beat of American march.