The XVI (16th) «PetroJazz» International Music Festival this year will be broadcast online, the press service of the Committee on Culture of St. Petersburg reports.
About 40 ensembles from different continents will take part in the three-day jazz marathon. Russian artists will broadcast live on St. Petersburg television channels, and foreign stars will join the broadcast directly from their countries. For the first time, the Copenhagen Jazz Festival, which will conduct a direct inclusion from the heart of the Danish kingdom, will become the partner of «PetroJazz». Also, for the first time, the broadcast of the «PetroJazz» festival will be carried out by a number of European music Internet portals.
As specified, Russian debutant participants won their right to perform at the festival, becoming laureates of the «The Voice of PetroJazz» contest. They will perform together with the best artists of the St. Petersburg jazz scene.
And for the first time, jazz bands from the Czech Republic, Macedonia and Switzerland got into the international program of the festival. The United States and Israel will present a range of musicians, from blues and rock and roll to classical jazz. Bulgaria, Great Britain and Latvia will reveal the theme of funk and ethno-jazz.
The festival will be held from July 3 to 5. There is a detailed program on petrojazz.ru website.