The 35th Skopje Jazz Festival will take place between October 13 – 16 in the center of the Macedonian capital, with events at the Macedonian National theater, MKC Dancing Hall and City Hall Center.
The programme includes performances by Bojan Z (France) and Julian Lage Trio (USA) on the opening night, October 13th. On October 14th jazz fans can enjoy Vinicius Cantuaria canta Jobim (Brazil), Marcin Wasilewski Trio with Joakim Milder (Poland) and Joss Stone (UK).
Made to Break (USA), The Thing (Sweden/Norway) and Goce Stevkovski Septet with Dzijan Emin (Macedonia) are performing on October 15th. The closing night on October 16th is reserved for Evans / Dahl / Dunkelman - Pulverize the Sound (USA) and Thomas de Pourquery Supersonic (France).
Skopje Jazz Festival is one of the leading music events in the Republic of Macedonia with tradition of 35 years. The festival enjoys excellent reputation in Europe and the world. The Festival was established in 1982. So far, the line-up has included all jazz styles and performances by the most famous American and European jazz artists, representatives of Latin-American and African music, as well as the best Macedonian jazz musicians. Skopje Jazz Festival is a member of Europe Jazz Network.
More info: www.skopjejazzfest.com.mk
Six performances are on the program of the Ninth International Festival of mime and physical theater "Panfiz" happening October 9-11 at the small venues in the Macedonian National Theatre and the Macedonian Opera and Ballet. As artistic director and selector of "Panfiz" Trajce Georgiev announced, this year the festival had over 50 applications that led to selecting a colorful programme.
Opening the festival on October 9th at 8 pm at the Macedonian National Theatre, is the play "The Legend of fauna and journey" of Mai Rojas from Barcelona, Spain. The play, as Georgiev explains contains mime, physical theater, video production and effects. At 9.30 pm guests from Vranje with perform "Imaginary world".
On October 10th at 8 pm at MNT performing is the National Academy of Film, Television and Theatre "Krsto Sarafov" from Sofia. The class of Professor Alexander Iliev will perform "MATER NATURA" ("Mother Nature"), and from 9:30 pm Alexander Iliev will perform "Piero".
On the third day of the Festival at MOB - small stage the Centre for development of circus art "Ludifiko" from Novi Sad will perform "Life of luxury", and following young artist from Pancevo, Marko Nektan with "Step of the sapphire."
At "Panfiz" only one prize will be awarded - for best performance, sponsored by Antonija Tzvetanova and Rosen Patsov from Bulgaria living in France.
The jury this year is comprised of Macedonian prima ballerina Tanja Vuisikj-Todorovska - president and members are professor of drama at the Novi Sad Academy Milan Puzikj and the director of Puls Theatre in Lazarevac, Ivana Nedeljkovic.
Festival "Panfiz" is supported by the Ministry of Culture and the City of Skopje.
The eighth and biggest edition yet of De: sonanz Festival, renowned Macedonian festival for contemporary music and art ends with a big weekend finale on several concert stages and podiums in the Youth Cultural center in Skopje.
On Friday (10/07/2016) traditional sounds will cross with contemporary electronic music through the concert program which opens with the Macedonian minimalist ethno band “Baklava” at 9 pm, followed by British electro project Scald, and after midnight the DJ program starts on two podiums led OAKE (Berlin, Germany) and Rommek (UK).
On Saturday (08.10.2016) the main stage is led by the legendary drum'n'bass veteran dBridge (UK), along with several prominent DJ-s from the local scene, and Code XX Project, a program of female DJs the Skopje scene will be presented in the lobby of the YCC.
On Monday (10/10/2016) the festival closes with a party on two podiums, on the main stage "Echo from the distant past" with Funky Junkie (Serbia), DJ Goce SAF, DJ Chvare and DJ Hypertech, and the techno collective Room 313 leads the second podium.
All information about tickets are available HERE.