Swiss Jazz Concert

Sunday, 06.12.2015 – Sunday, 06.12.2015, at 6 pm

Concert

Location: The Royal Cultural Center in Amman

Cultural Announcement

The Embassy of Switzerland is glad to announce the gala concert of Swiss jazz pianist Marc Perrenoud in the framework of the Karama Human Rights Film Festival. 

The concert will take place on Sunday 6thDecember 2015 at the Royal Cultural Center in Amman.

The artist 

Born in Berlin in 1981, Marc Perrenoud started playing piano and improvising at the age of 6. He studied at the Geneva Conservatory up until 2001 and obtained his diploma in 2004 at the Lausanne Jazz School. Since 2008, the group "Marc Perrenoud Trio" has given more than 450 concerts in all the major festivals and jazz clubs around the world. Marc Perrenoud teaches at the Conservatory of Geneva. He is co-founder and artistic director of the festival "Les Athénéennes" in Geneva.

The festival 

The Karama Human Rights Film Festival in Amman is an annual festival in its 6th edition in 2015, managed and organized by Ma3mal 612 Think Factory. With the Arab World experiencing vast changes, Ma3mal 612 Think Factory seeks to combine film as a medium to address issues of political, social and economic rights by creating a cultural platform for artists and citizens.

The platform stimulates dialogue, debate and awareness of human rights and development issues in the Arab world. The event includes a number of interrelated activities such as screening of films from different parts of the world, film discussions, seminars & workshops as well as music events, dance performances and an art exhibition. This year’s edition under the theme ‘Back to the Human Spirit’ will take place in Amman at the Royal Cultural Center as well as several other venues from 5th till 10th December 2015. For more information on the festival, please see http://www.karamafestival.org/en/

This is a concert in the framework of the Karama Human Rights Film Festival 2015, with the support of the Embassy of Switzerland.


When: Sunday 6th December 2015, at 6:00 pm

Where: The Royal Cultural Center in Amman

Details: Free Admission

More information: www.marcperrenoud.com/

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