The 14th edition of Cairo International Jazz Festival (CJF) takes place from 27 October to 4 November 2022 at the old campus of the American University in Cairo, now called AUC Tahrir Cultural Center., with its Main Stage proudly being at Ewart memorial hall that has witnessed legendary artists, like Oum Kolthoum, Louis Armstrong, Artie Shaw, Herbie Hancock among many more.
Sixteen countries will celebrate Jazz this year with over 100 musicians : Egypt, Germany, USA, Denmark, Italy, Malta, Portugal, France, Austria, Hungary, Switzerland, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Morocco, Norway and Brazil
CJF presents this year a rich program that includes 28 live concerts in addition to workshops, Jazz for Kids, film screenings, Jam sessions, JAZZ TALKS, and photo exhibition.
Additional performances will take place in collaboration with Jesuit Cultural Center and Bibliotheca Alexandrina, in addition to Jazz Beyond Stage after-hours club gigs at Cairo Jazz Club
CJF is produced by Agwa for Event organizing funded by the European Union in collaboration with the European Union National Institutes of Culture (EUNIC) and under the patronage of Ministry of Culture of Egypt, AUC Tahrir Cultural Center, The US embassy, AUC School of Continuing Education, The French Institute, Embassy of Malta, Goethe Institute, The Danish embassy, Jazz Danmark, Liszt Institute, The Italian Institute for Culture, Fonds Podium Kunsten, Embassy of Portugal, Camoes Institute, The Lithuanian Council for Culture, Embassy of Brazil, AFREXIM-BANK, Pro Helvetia Cairo, Cairo Jazz Club, Jesuit Cultural Center Alexandria, The Jazz Society of Egypt, Band Makers, Radio NRJ 92.1