“Rhodes & South Aegean International Jazz Festival” is a global jazz festival at the Palace of the Knights inside the old castle of the beautiful island of Rhodes, and in other locations of the South Aegean region. Sister festival with Bodrum Jazz Festival in Turkey under the common title “Jazz Across The Water”. Co-organized by Jazz Democracy, South Aegean Prefecture and Rhodes Municipality ΔΟΠΑΡ. Under the auspices and support of the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports.
“Jazz democracy, peace, creativity, originality, communication, dialogue between musicians and cultures” is the message from founder and artistic director Dimitri Vassilakis who since 2018 expanded the initial Rhodes Jazz Festival during the years 2015/2016 that he was the artistic director and co organizer.