• Festival locations

    Festival locations The fourth Valamar Jazz Festival will be held on several locations in Poreč, on the stages situated in the authentic natural and historical setting of this true Istrian gem. The main program concerts will be performed on the Island of Sveti Nikola and in the Euphrasian Basilica – the unique cultural and historical monument. Jam sessions and after party will take place in Villa Polesini, while the sounds of jazz will be heard from the city streets and bars.

  • Poreč

    Poreč Porec is a town located on the west coast of Istria. Due to its extraordinary geographical position, its natural attractions and cultural monuments, Porec is today one of the most important touristic sites in Croatia. The town which was designed in its current form by Romans two thousand years ago still preserves the traces of its rich past in its Old Town, and displays numerous cultural monuments, including the early christian Euphrasius's Basilica from the sixth century, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

  • Accomodation

    Accomodation Our hosts and sponsors, Riviera Poreč and Valamar Group, have prepared attractive touristic packages to make sure that your pleasure in music is parallelled with the top hotel and catering service. This exclusive offer can be found at www.valamar.com/jazz-festival. Valamar Jazz Festival audience and guests have at their disposal numerous other restaurants and accomodation facilities of Valamar Group, from hotels, through apartments to camps, adjusted to all tastes and pockets. If you are intrested, visit www.valamar.com/accommodation.

  • Production

    Production Valamar Jazz Festival is run by Artistic organisation transhistria ensemble which was founded in 2004 and which regularly works on various projects which connect the modern, universal, primarily jazz expression with the autochtonous, Istrian expression. Besides music festivals Novigrad Music Nights 2006-2007 and Rovinj World Music Festival 2007, we should particularly mention the several-year-long multimedia project of revitalization of dialectal and musical heritage of Istria, entitled Panphonia Istriana (www.panphonia.com).

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