Welcome to our 8th edition

The 2017 Edition will happen on 8, 13, 14 & 15 april

KJF 2016


Kriol Jazz Festival will make the streets of the Cabo Verdean capital resonate from April 14th to 16th 2016.


Praia is located in Santiago, the largest and most populated island of the archipelago of Cabo Verde, 500 km off the coast of Senegal.


KJF is listed as one of the best world music festivals by the british magazine Songlines.

To feel the creole culture

One more time, the city of Praia is getting ready to enjoy unique moments of quality music of different nations and origins, as well as musical fusion, exchanges of experiences and healthy conviviality involving musicians, producers, journalists and visitors.

Tânia Maria

April 16, 2016
The KJF is a scene of Creole inspiration, gathering artists from Cabo Verde, the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean and Africa, also interacting with American and European music, in a fusion called creole Jazz.

Stanley Jordan (Nettwork)

April 16, 2016
Meet a panel of creole artists for a human and musical exchange around this 8th edition’s schedule.

Paco Séry

April 16, 2016

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