This was no contest. Shut down by the coronavirus crisis, Europe's annual musical spectacular that pits countries against one another instead sought to unite them on May 16.
The Eurovision Song Contest whose final was scheduled for May 16 night was canceled amid restrictions aimed at reining in the global pandemic.
As part of the April 30 International Jazz Day celebrations, the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) offers the documentary "Jazz in Turkey" online for two months on its YouTube channel.
Directed by Batu Akyol, "Jazz in Turkey" was premiered in 2013, with the 20th Istanbul Jazz Festival.
On its 24th year, the International Ankara Jazz Festival will take place as an online festival due to the global coronavirus pandemic. Works are almost completed for the festival to take place between April 30 and May 10.
Meeting with its audience with a different theme every year, the festival underlines important issues within jazz.
Over 20,000 unique visitors have heard the first concert streamed on the website of the Enescu Festival and Competition Online.
Electronic music duo Yannis Alexandropoulos (Moer) and Natasa Roustani (Natasa) will appear on the stage of venue Kotes X Booze Cooperativa for a live concert on Tuesday, March 10. The duo first got together in June 2019 and has since been developing a project inspired by the sea, which includes upbeat and recitative pieces.
The Athens State Orchestra will perform at the Museum of Islamic Art in downtown Athens, presenting a selection of pieces from the classical and neo-classical periods: Joseph Haydn's "London Trio" No.1, Ludwig van Beethoven's "Trio for Piano, Flute and Bassoon, WoO 37" and Francis Poulenc's "Sonata for Flute and Piano" and "Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano." The concert begins at 8.30 p.m and t