The twentieth run of the Garana Jazz Festival will take place between July 7th and July 11th in three locations in Garana: Poiana Lupului, La Răscruce Inn and the Catholic Church in the Văliug village.

Among the artists participating at this year’s festival are: Dejohnette o Coltrane o Garrison, Yuri Honing Acoustic Quartet, Magnus Öström Band, Kari Ikonen Trio, Louis Sclavis Trio, Food and Nils Petter Molvar Quartet.

The full program of the festival can be checked here.

One day passes cost RON 90, four-day passes cost RON 320 and a five-day pass costs RON 400. They can be purchased at

Ever since jazz was first heard at the La Răscruce Inn, in an improvised jam, Garana became over the past two decades one of the most important open-air jazz festivals in Central and Eastern Europe.

Garana is a village in the Semenic Mountains, in Caras Severin county. It can be found 36 km away from Resita.

Photo: Garana Jazz Fest Facebook page