The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival Educational Foundation (FEDUJAZZ) will celebrate International Jazz Day with a community event, and live music with local musicians and student performers at the FEDUJAZZ headquarters in Cabarete on April 30th, 2016, from 4-7pm.
The celebration of International Jazz Day is endorsed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), which hosts simultaneous events around the world, promoting peace, dialogue among cultures, diversity, and respect for human rights and human dignity.
FEDUJAZZ is a non-profit foundation established in 2012, whose main objective is to bring about social change through music education, benefiting youth of the Dominican Republic. The International Jazz Day event is also a co-celebration of the one year anniversary of the FEDUJAZZ music school opening in Cabarete, in February, 2015.
The FEDUJAZZ music program provides children ages 7-18 with free music programs that enhance their overall education and learning, and increases their opportunities in life. Currently there are over one hundred and fifty local students participating.
The event is free, donations to FEDUJAZZ accepted. For more information, please call FEDUJAZZ at (809) 571-9350.