The International Jazz Festival is a biannual educational and cultural event organized by Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano with the objectives of entertaining the Costa Rica public, fomenting interest in music and art, and promoting the values of respect and tolerance through cultural presentations from other countries.
This event comprises a complete schedule of concerts throughout the country during approximately two weeks, and is a non-profit initiative of the Centro Cultural. The majority of the concerts are free of charge to the public.
The Jazz Fest is sponsored by private companies and governmental agencies, local and international organizations, and individual donors.
The next festival is scheduled for 2013.
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