NEW ORLEANS — The Metropolis of New Orleans and the Mayor’s Workplace of Cultural Financial system as we speak introduced Jeonju, South Korea’s first Road Jazz Pageant to happen within the streets of Hanok Village from as we speak, June 17 by means of Sunday, June 19. of June. A number of musicians traveled from New Orleans to Jeonju to take part on this inaugural occasion, together with Deputy Director of Arts and Tradition Alana Harris.
“I’m pleased with our artists and the Mayor’s Workplace of Cultural Financial system for working to create this long-lasting partnership with Jeonju, South Korea,” he mentioned. Mayor LaToya Cantrell. “My administration has been proactive in initiating and rekindling worldwide relationships and exchanges, permitting New Orleans to take pleasure in its place as a really worldwide cultural and financial hub. Our tradition, with its sturdy historic roots, dwelling presence and hopeful future, it solely advantages from being shared and studying from cultures world wide. I sit up for a protracted and productive relationship with Jeonju.”
The Road Jazz Pageant is headlined by James Andrews and the Crescent Metropolis All-Stars. The town of Jeonju seeks so as to add an genuine contact to its occasion whereas reinforcing conventional New Orleans jazz. That is one other enormous win for town of New Orleans and its tradition as native music ambassadors go overseas to unfold the phrase about what makes town distinctive because the birthplace of jazz.
“It’s an honor for town of New Orleans and its musicians to take part within the inaugural Jeonju Jazz Pageant,” mentioned Lisa Alexis, director of the Mayor’s Workplace of Cultural Financial system. “This chance to share the richness and uniqueness of New Orleans tradition with our mates and metropolis companions in South Korea is invaluable to New Orleans as a metropolis and to our artists, who will achieve worldwide publicity and expertise. We hope this would be the starting of a brand new custom between our two cities and we sit up for persevering with to profit one another by means of the transmission of our cultural items.
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