Welcome to our 7th edition

(The 2016 Edition will happen on 15 & 16 april)

KJF 2015


Kriol Jazz Festival will make the streets of the Cabo Verdean capital resonate from April 4th to 11th 2015.


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.

Esperanza Spalding

April 11, 2015
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.

Richard Bona

April 10, 2015
Meet a panel of creole artists for a human and musical exchange around this 7th edition’s schedule.


April 11, 2015

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