PULA JAZZ FESTIVAL 14 - 15 August 2016
DOM HRVATSKIH BRANITELJA (OPEN AIR) 20h
Oleg Kireyev’s “Orlan” saxophone, crossover, jazz, Russia
Roy Young vocal, soul, blues, Jamaica
Jelena Jovovićvocal, jazz, Serbia
Alex Braiković Quartet jazz, Croatia/Italy
Max Kochetov alto-saxophone, Ukraine/Serbia
Boro Lukić Trio guitar, jazz, Croatia
Branko Sterpin Kvintet truba, jazz, Croatia
August 14 and 15, at the very heart of Pula, the Pula Jazz Festival is going to take place.
Two unforgettable romantic nights, filled with rich jazz sounds, are waiting for the privileged connoisseurs of music. Wine and Istrian cuisine, superior live vibrations, captivating creative flow, genuine communication, surprises, humor, sympathic atmosphere of a poetically beautiful town – everything is for you, dear friends!
Two days in a row the stars of the most vital music on Earth will perform on a summer terrace of Hrvatskih Branitelja House! The first night’s headliner is a true original, -- a singer from Jamaica, Roy Young. A piece de resistance of the second night is Oleg Kireyev’s act, “Orlan” -- melting jazz in ethnic music pot! Gala concert featuring all participants of the festival will draw a line under the whole event. Join in the refinement, harmony and culture of jazz at the summer festival in Pula!
We start at 8 p.m. Waiting for you!
Tickets are available in two categories
- VIP (on the terrace at the tables with the best view and restaurant service) 100 kunas / 15 EUR
- Regular (seats in front of the stage) 50 kunas / 7 EUR
Tickets available online on the Eventim website and all Eventim selling spots .
|Jazz festivals have been held in Europe for more than 60 years, the desire of our organization is to develop jazz festival in Pula, enrich the cultural life of Istria and offer city visitors a really interesting musical program. Due to its architectural features Pula seems to be designed to host musical events. The House of Croatian Veterans was selected as a venue of the first jazz festival where surrounded by ancient pines a cozy space with a summer stage and a terrace was organized. The House of Croatian Veterans is conveniently located in the center of Pula, paid parking is on the street, a bus stop is located nearby.|
“Cultural Initiative” association is a non-profit organization set up in 2013 with the purpose to create cultural projects, introduce jazz and improvised music to the mass audience, provide an environment for creative communication and exchange of cultural experiences. With the help of cultural cooperation, we are building bridges in the name of friendship and understanding between people. Jazz is the international communication language of musicians, it is created in all corners of the earth, it is a democratic music, the music of free and creative people.
At the helm of our organization is a famous jazz saxophonist Oleg Kireev whose talent extends not only to creation and performance of jazz music but also to its promotion in the role of an organizer of concerts and festivals. His experience began in Ufa in Bashkiria where he was born and where he organized the first jazz big band and the jazz club and where the jazz festival he created has been running with great success for 15 years. His background includes not only his hometown, but also many concerts organized in New York, the city of birth of jazz, in British Birmingham, in Warsaw, Krakow, Brno, Budapest, Moscow, St. Petersburg… In 2010, Oleg Kireev was awarded the title of People's Artist of Bashkiria and the title of the president’s adviser on culture. In Istria Oleg Kireev held jazz concerts repeatedly, in the stage of INK in Pula, in MMC in Fažana, on summer venues in Poreč.
The goal of the association, acting in cooperation with international musicians, contribute to the diversity of cultural life of the city. The program is intended for audiences 6+ and selection of contractors to meet both the domestic population as well as visitors from different European countries, who want quality notes.
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