Qatar Airways flies in 40 musicians for European Jazz Festival

 09 Nov 2017 - 0:25

The Peninsula

Qatar Airways has flown in 40 musicians from 11 countries to take part in the fourth annual Katara European Jazz Festival which opened yesterday.
The award-winning airline is the Exclusive Official Airline Sponsor of the hugely popular festival which runs for five days at Cultural Village-Katara.
Musicians from Austria, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Romania, the Netherlands and Switzerland were all flown to Doha by Qatar Airways to participate in the highly-anticipated festival.
Jazz fans will be able to take in the vibe and watch top acts perform at Katara Building 5, where players will be performing everything from bebop, jazz fusion, swing music, trad and smooth jazz, cool jazz and West Coast jazz.
Qatar Airways Senior Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications, Salam Al Shawa, said: “We are delighted to once again support this tremendously popular festival.”  The festival is free to enter and no advance reservations are needed. Two to three groups a day are expected to perform from 7pm to 9.30pm during the five-day festival.