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Prambanan Jazz festival to go virtual in late October

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Fri, October 2, 2020  /  04:53 pm
Prambanan Jazz festival to go virtual in late October

Greek composer Yanni performs at the 2019 Prambanan Jazz Festival. (JP/Tarko Sudiarno)

The annual Prambanan Jazz music festival is set to return this year in late October as a virtual event.

“Prambanan Jazz will be held virtually [from Prambanan Temple in Yogyakarta and] be broadcast via online channels and television,” cofounder Bakkar Wibowo said Thursday as quoted by

Slated to run for two days on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 starting from 4 p.m., performances will be streamed on the iKonser UseeTV channel and mobile applications iKonser and UseeTV Go.

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The organizers said the event would comply with mandatory health protocols and that all people involved would undergo a rapid test for COVID-19. 

This year’s festival was initially slated for July 2 to 4. Due to the pandemic, international artists have canceled their performances at the event. However, local talents such as Tulus, Fourtwnty, Isyana Sarasvati, Joko In Berlin, Pusakata, Tompi, Andmesh, Ardhito Pramono, TheEverydayBand, Nadin Amizah, Pamungkas, Sinten Remen and Yura Yunita will still grace the stage. 

Tickets are available for purchase at the festival’s official website. (gis/kes)

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