Each year, the festival Amersfoort Jazz pays particular attention to World Jazz from a selected country. In recent years the festival’s focus has been on World Jazz from Thailand, South-Africa, Spain, Belgium and Israel. On 25 May, during the 2019 edition, festival director Alexander Beets was glad to announce in the presence of Ambassador András Kocsis that Hungary will be focus country during Amersfoort Jazz 2020.
Amersfoort Jazz is with 41 editions one of the leading jazz festivals in the Netherlands and abroad, yearly presenting 350 artists from 20 countries to 80.000 visitors during 80 concerts at 18 different venues throughout the beautiful historic city.
Amersfoort Jazz 2020 is taking place 14-17 May 2020 and will showcase the best of the many jazz talents Hungary has to offer during special programmes as the Focus Night and the Grande Finale Concert, and many concerts.