WOMEN IN JAZZ Festival is a one-of-a-kind event in Europe that shines the spotlight on contemporary jazz projects that are exclusively led and produced by female musicians. This festival serves as an inspiring role model for women's participation in art and culture while striving to create gender equality, something people don't often see in today's society. With its innovative approach to forward-thinking music, this festival brings fresh vibes to each of its performances, making it truly unforgettable!
Every year since 2006, the WOMEN IN JAZZ international jazz festival has taken place in Halle (Saale), Germany. The goal is to showcase female jazz talent from across the globe to a larger audience and celebrate it for what it is: modern-day emancipation through music! Musicians from every continent have already graced this stage; now, come join other jazz enthusiasts on May 3rd–28th as this event continues the tradition of delivering diverse content and design variety with multicultural contemporary jazz.
The WOMEN IN JAZZ Festival in Central Germany has quickly become a renowned cultural event for contemporary music, recording an impressive 100,000 festival visitors in 2019. Most remarkably, the usual demographic of jazz fans was altered; over half of those attending were women! This remarkable achievement demonstrates how this festival's specialized theme has opened up opportunities to explore and appreciate jazz music with a new audience.