World Jazz Festival
Mumbai, Andhra Pradesh

World Jazz Festival

World Jazz Festival

Events company Banyan Tree launched the World Jazz Festival in February 2020 with the intent to showcase and celebrate jazz and world music in India. The festival, held in association with the Amersfoort Jazz Festival in the Netherlands, features artists from around the globe.

The second edition took place in Bengaluru on 03 June 2022 and in Mumbai on 04 and 05 June 2022. The line-up included saxophonists Alexander Beets and Ben van den Dungen and multi-instrumentalist Saskia Laroo from the Netherlands, singer-songwriter Jodi Fredericks from South Africa, and Indian composer and guitarist Prasanna, among others.

The third and latest edition of the festival was a five-city tour across Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. The festival toured the different cities for ten days, between 20 and 30 April 2023. The event featured an extraordinary line-up of international jazz musicians from the Netherlands, USA, Thailand, Serbia, Brazil and South Korea.

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Festival Schedule

How To Get There

How to Reach Mumbai
1. By Air: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, formerly known as Sahar International Airport, is the primary international airport serving the Mumbai metropolitan area. It is situated about 30 km from the main Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) train station. Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji has two terminals. Terminal 1, or the domestic terminal, was the old airport referred to as Santa Cruz Airport, and some locals still use this name. Terminal 2, or the international terminal, replaced the old terminal 2, formerly known as Sahar Airport. The Santa Cruz Domestic Airport is about 4.5 km from the international airport. There are regular direct flights to Mumbai from most major cities in India and across the world. Buses and cabs are easily available from the airport to reach desired destinations.
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2. By Rail: Mumbai is very well connected to rest of India by train. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is the most popular station in Mumbai. Trains to Mumbai are available from all major railway stations in India. Some important Mumbai trains of note are the Mumbai Rajdhani, Mumbai Duronto, and Konkan Kanya Express.

3. By Road: Mumbai is well-connected with national highways and expressways. Visiting by bus is economical for individual tourists. Government-run and private buses operate daily services. Travelling to Mumbai by car is a common choice made by travellers, and hailing a cab or hiring a private car is an efficient way of exploring the city.
Source: Mumbaicity.gov.in

How to Reach Bengaluru
1. By Air: You can reach Bengaluru via air at Bengaluru International Airport, which is located at a distance of 40 km from the city.
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2. By Rail: Bengaluru Railway Station is located in the heart of the city. Various trains from all over India come to Bengaluru, including the Mysore Express from Chennai, Karnataka Express from New Delhi and Udyan Express from Mumbai, which cover many major cities in between.

3. By Road: The city is connected to various other cities via major national highways. Buses from neighbouring states run on a regular basis to Bengaluru, and Bengaluru Bus Stand also runs various buses to major cities in South India.
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How to Reach Delhi
1. By Air: Delhi is well connected by domestic and international flights to all the major cities within and outside India. Almost all the major airlines have their flights operating from Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi. The Domestic Airport connects Delhi to the major cities in India.
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2. By Rail: The railway network connects Delhi to all major and nearly all the minor destinations in India. The three important railway stations of Delhi are New Delhi Railway Station, Old Delhi Railway Station and Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station.

3. By Road: Delhi is well connected by a network of roads and national highways with all the major cities in India. The three major bus stands in Delhi are Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT) at Kashmiri Gate, Sarai Kale Khan Bus Terminus and Anand Vihar Bus Terminus. Both government and private transport providers run frequent bus services. One can also hire government-run as well as private taxis here.

Source: India.com

How to Reach Pune
1. By Air: Pune is well connected through domestic airlines with the entire country. Lohegaon Airport or Pune Airport is an international airport, located 15 km away from Pune city centre. Visitors can avail of taxi and local bus services from outside the airport to reach their destination.
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2. By Rail: Pune Junction Railway Station connects the city with all the prime Indian destinations. There are several mail/express trains and superfast trains linking the city to various Indian destinations in the south, north and west. Some of the prominent trains operating to and from Mumbai are the Deccan Queen and Shatabdi Express, which take around three-and-a-half hours to reach Pune.

3. By Road: Pune enjoys excellent connectivity with neighbouring cities and towns through a well-maintained network of roads. Mumbai (140 km), Ahmadnagar (121 km), Aurangabad (215 km) and Bijapur (275 km) all are well linked to Pune by a number of states and roadways buses. Those driving from Mumbai need to take Mumbai-Pune Expressway route, which takes barely two to three hours to cover a distance of about 150 km.

Source: pune.gov.in

How to Reach Hyderabad
1. By Air: The nearest airport is the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport.
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2. By Rail: Being the headquarter of the South Central Railway, Hyderabad is well connected with all the major cities of India, including New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Bengaluru, Kochi and Kolkata. There are railway stations at Nampally and Kachiguda. Trains leaving from these two stations can also be boarded at the Secunderabad Railway Station.

3. By Road: Regular services of state roadways and privately-owned buses are available from the Hyderabad Bus Stand. Roads are well linked with important cities and states. You can also hire rental cars or taxis to get to your desired destination.

Source: India.com

Facilities

  • Family-friendly

Items & Accessories To Carry

  1. Carry summer clothes for hot and humid weather .
  2. Sandals, flip flops, sneakers (perfect option if it’s not likely to rain) or boots (but make sure they are worn in). You need to keep those feet tappin’. On that note, carry a bandana or a scrunchie to avoid tressy accidents with your fellow festival-goers.
  3. A sturdy water bottle, if the festival has refillable water stations.
  4. COVID packs: Hand sanitiser, extra masks and a copy of your vaccination certificate are things you should keep handy.

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Mumbai, 400057
Maharashtra

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