Bozcaada Jazz Pageant returns to island with enthusiastic lineup

Bozcaada Jazz Pageant, which stirs individuals up within the soul-soothing fantastic thing about Bozcaada (Tenedos), will meet the viewers for the sixth time on Aug. 26-28 this yr. The competition will host new abilities in addition to the masters of jazz on its stage at Ayazma Monastery.

The sixth Bozcaada Jazz Pageant can be held underneath the primary sponsorship of Paribu and with the contributions of the Turkish Ministry of Tradition and Tourism and the Turkish Tourism Promotion and Improvement Company (TGA) and with the help of Kendine Has, Volkswagen, Jack Lives Right here, Metro Türkiye and Organics by Pink Bull.

A poster of the 2022 Bozcaada Jazz Pageant.

The 2022 version of the competition examines how we adapt to the scenario in occasions of disaster that we aren’t used to and can’t foresee, such because the COVID-19 pandemic. It goals to search out therapeutic with the idea that a greater world is feasible and the facility of coming collectively.

Due to the power to adapt, which is among the most important options of the human species, individuals develop new consciousness by attempting to make sense of their environment in each surroundings they enter and within the moments of disaster they’re uncovered to. The ties they kind with their communities rework them as they develop and share options collectively.

Primarily based on this, the competition underlines that communication and cooperation assist individuals develop options in troublesome occasions. Specializing in the therapeutic energy of self-expression, creativity and being part of an entire, the occasion invitations individuals to Bozcaada for the sixth time with the dream of an version the place everybody will join with themselves and one another, share their emotions and heal.

A view from the 2021 Bozcaada Jazz Festival.

A view from the 2021 Bozcaada Jazz Pageant.

The competition program is curated in collaboration with the member establishments of the Europe Jazz Community and affords an thrilling lineup, which was introduced to lovers on Could 26. Talking on the launch occasion of the competition at Salon IKSV – the efficiency venue of the Istanbul Basis for Tradition and Arts – Gizem Gezenoğlu, the founding accomplice and CEO of the Bozcaada Jazz Pageant, underlined the therapeutic energy of music and the competition’s theme “therapeutic” and highlighted the significance of turning to arts, and music specifically, in occasions of disaster.

Spirit of music in Bozcaada

Created by 3dots and fermente, the competition options live shows that intention to steadiness the oscillation between thoughts, physique and soul and be a revelation to everybody. Bringing collectively soul, pop and indie rock tunes, award-winning artists Shishani & Miss Catharsis will carry out in Turkey for the primary time.

Additionally taking the stage are Max Plattner Trio, combining popular culture inspirations with jazz tunes, and the French band NOUT, whose members push the boundaries of their devices.

As beforehand talked about, the competition focuses on the therapeutic energy of being half of a complete this yr. Aiming to create that bond on the island, the competition additionally brings collectively the internationally acknowledged iconic tunes of the native band Yeni Türkü, the legendary and some of the established bands of the Turkish music scene, and the clarinet grasp Hüsnü Şenlendirici, who’s a virtuoso of eclectic vibes.

A view from a workshop at the Bozcaada Jazz Festival in 2021.

A view from a workshop on the Bozcaada Jazz Pageant in 2021.

The melodies of the Almagest Quintet, every of which has deep-rooted tales identical to the artists concerned on this particular venture, will radiate the jazz breeze underneath the airplane bushes of the Ayazma Monastery. The competition additionally affords music lovers the chill-dance session TWO, organized with digital infrastructures by Alp Ersönmez and Çağrı Sertel in addition to Dilan Balkay’s distinctive naive melancholy, a musical expertise intertwined with completely different tempos and types.

The frequent efficiency of Guillaume Perret, some of the distinguished names of French jazz, and Volkan Öktem, considered one of Turkey’s main drummers, is getting ready to whet the urge for food for music, as nicely.

Apart from, DJ units will sustain with the jazz beat on the Ayazma Monastery. Fahranoise & fecese, Harun Izer, Males With a Plan and Sheb will accompany the choice jazz sounds with their most lovely units.

A view from a yoga session at the Bozcaada Jazz Festival in 2021.

A view from a yoga session on the Bozcaada Jazz Pageant in 2021.

The KEŞİF program, with which the Bozcaada Jazz Pageant spreads its power to the complete island, can even give attention to areas of advocacy akin to gender equality, ecological transformation and accessibility in its sixth yr. This system affords a choice of actions that enchantment to completely different pursuits together with cultural insurance policies, the native and cultural historical past of the island, gastronomy, entrepreneurship, artwork and well-being.

The competition tickets are on sale now. Whereas you should purchase the tickets at the very best worth on the web site of PASSO, updates on the competition might be discovered on and social media accounts.

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