Several musicians and fans from all over the world celebrated on April 30 the first UNESCO International Jazz Day. The message conveyed on the occasion of this day: “Speak the same language without saying a word. Just use your heart, soul, and ears. "
“This Day is intended to sensitize the international community to the virtues of jazz as an educational tool, and as a force for peace, unity, dialogue and enhanced cooperation between peoples. Many governments, civil society organizations, educational institutions and citizens, currently engaged in the promotion of jazz music, will seize this opportunity to foster a greater appreciation not only of this music but also of its contribution to the building of societies. more inclusive. "
Source: International Jazz Day website