Music Jazz Festivals, Enkhuizen

 Enkhuizen Music Jazz Festivals

The Enkhuizen Jazz Festival is a sparkling young experience: every year in may, the national and international crème de la crème most promising traditional jazz musicians gather for four days. This makes Enkhuizen one of the leading festivals in Europe. Within the decor of the old city center the city will host ten unique events from Thursday till Sunday with something special for everyone. This makes the Enkhuizen Jazz Festival a weekend that should be missed by no one. Come and experience it: Enjoying the Sparkling Young Experience.

Enkhuizen's Jazz Festival is usually held in May. There will be an exciting range of bands and soloists, some appearing for the first time and some returning for another visit. All will be playing different styles of music. Many of the musicians and their families have supported Abersoch Jazz from the start in 2001. Participating bands cover the entire spectrum of music with traditional styles.

Enkhuizen has a number of major and minor events of which some other are mentioned below:

Since May 1974 the Jazz Festival in Enkhuizen is organized. Many international jazz bands come on for three days. First day there would be traditional jazz experiences and on second day great outdoor program. The festival is traditionally closed. In 2007 a new board for the festival formed. Around this time the Irish Folk Festival is also organized.

Since 2002 Spring Smartlappen festival is organized with huge crowds. In summer, summer evening concerts is held in which (often through guest appearances) classical music is played in The Hemony carillon of the Zuiderkerk. In the summer the association organizes evening walks through the Old Enkhuizen historic city.
youth crowds  at Music Festivals and Jazz Festival, Enkhuizen
For several Sundays each summer in August organize the afternoon with different activities (such as outdoor billiards, children’s carnival and markets). Every day has its own theme which is based on the culture around the Zuiderzee and these days the evening ended with a concert.

This is a tradition for many hundreds of years old. More than two kilometers long market is one of the largest fairs in the province of North Holland. Hundreds of market traders offer their wares in the city, from clothing to household items.

On the third Thursday in September, the Harddraverij Enkhuizen (Races Enkhuizen) with horse racing and fireworks held. In December there are walk-in concerts at Town Hall with Fishing Hook, the Lutheran Church, the Drommedaris and South Church.

Location and Contact
Jazz Festival Enkhuizen
Postbus 344
1600 AH Enkhuizen
Buy ticket from: webshop (Ticket sales, Audio & Video, Fanshop for festival Polo shirt, Flag with festival logo) of the Jazzfestival Enkhuizen.

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