The 5th International Bodrum Jazz Festival has started in the Bodrum district of Muğla.
In the first event of the festival, organized by the Jazz Association with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Kerem Görsev Trio and the Muğla Metropolitan Municipality Orchestra, led by Münif Akalın, gave a concert.
In the concert in Bodrum Castle North Trench, pianist Kerem Görsev and his accompanying double bassist Volkan Hürsever and drummer Ferit Odman also performed instrumental performances apart from the orchestra in some works.
It was stated that the theme of the festival, to which Muğla Metropolitan Municipality and Bodrum Municipality contributed, was determined as “Mediterranean Brotherhood” and that there would be a mutual artist exchange with the Rhodes Jazz Festival as a sister festival.
At the opening of the festival, the President of the Jazz Association Özlem Oktar Varoğlu presented a plaque to the representatives of the institutions that contributed to the festival.
The festival will end on September 11.
. (HAS) is published on the Anadolu Agency website, in summary. ..