On April 30, the world will celebrate International Jazz Day in recognition of jazz as a force for peace, intellectual dialogue, and cooperation. Since 2017, the Botswana Society for Jazz Education has been hosting this celebration here in Gaborone. The Society is proud to announce that it will be hosting a special International Jazz Day celebrations concert on the 30th of April 2023 at Showcase Piazza, Molopo Crossing. The event is part of a global celebration of jazz music, which is celebrated annually on April 30th.
The concert will feature a lineup of world-renowned jazz musicians, including Bhudaza Mapefane, CAFACA, Mpho Sebina, The Fleek band, BOSJE Big band, WDP, Grow to Black collective, Dj Jembe Soul, and Dj Jazzman. They will be performing a mix of classic jazz standards and original compositions, showcasing the versatility and creativity of this beloved musical genre.
“We’re thrilled to be hosting this event in Gaborone,” said Ms. Akhutleleng Kekwaletswe, the chairperson of Botswana Society For Jazz Education. “Jazz is a universal language that transcends borders and cultures, and we’re excited to bring people together through this shared love of music.”
In addition to the concert, there will be a range of other activities and events taking place throughout the day right from the 25th of April, including workshops, masterclasses, jam sessions, and panel discussions. These events are open to the public and provide an opportunity for people of all ages and backgrounds to experience the joy of jazz music. discussions. These events are designed to bring together musicians, fans, and educators from around the world to share their love of jazz music and to explore its rich cultural heritage.
Tickets for the International Jazz Day celebrations concert are available now and can be purchased at Liquorama at Riverwalk, Molapo Crossing, Middle star, BOSJE office or at the door on the day of the event. Don’t miss this unforgettable celebration of one of the world’s most beloved musical genres!
This year’s International Jazz Day celebrations are being held in partnership with Urban Grind, and we are thrilled to have their support in bringing this event to life. We are also grateful for the support of Kingdom Arts Academy whose generous contributions have helped to make this year’s celebrations possible.
We invite you to join us in celebrating International Jazz Day and the power of music to bring people together and bridge cultural divides. Whether you’re a lifelong jazz fan or just discovering this vibrant art form for the first time, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
For more information , please visit our social media pages, or contact:Akhutleleng Kekwaletswe, Chairperson, Botswana Society For Jazz Education. Her contact information is as follows:
Cell Phone Number: 72234740 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your continued support of jazz music and its role in promoting peace, diversity, and cultural exchange around the world.