Workshop and Festival Jazzinty has been held in Novo mesto for 20 years. It represents one of the largest international festivals in southeastern region of Slovenia and important informal learning center in the field of jazz music in Central Europe.The Jazzinty Workshop is an intensive one-week music education, open to anyone interested in improvisation and jazz.
Basic instrumental competence is required; experience and knowledge in jazz is not obligatory. The workshop is attended by up to 100 participants each year, coming from all European countries, the U.S. and even Indonesia, Korea and Africa. Mentors are renowned musicians and educators.
The workshop is accompanied by a diverse concert program which takes place in the afternoons and evenings at various venues of the town center, bringing to the city a metropolitan atmosphere and creative energy. Jazzinty takes place annually on the third week of August.