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Fifth Annual
Bonaire Heineken Jazz Festival
June 4, 5, 6, 7, 2009


Experience Jazz All Over Bonaire
at This Year's Jazz Festival

 

The Program 2009


Bonaire Jazz Foundation

We are very pleased to welcome you to the 5th Bonaire Heineken Jazz Festival. This year the Festival offers a variety of music styles, with renowned musicians from different parts of the world performing at the two main concerts on June 5th and 6th , an evening with Jazz and Poetry on June 4th and the Jazz Brunch on June 7th. We are proud to have sponsors who make it possible to make this 5 th anniversary of the Bonaire Heineken Jazz Festival a high quality music event.

Besides international artists like Monty Alexander, Alfredo Naranjo, Hans Dulfer and Denise Jannah we are very happy to welcome this year many musicians from Bonaire: Dikazz, The Cabaco Trio, Gebby Saleh Quartet and The Silver Bullet Steelband. By their presence you will experience that Bonaire is a small island, but also a place with great music of its own.

Due to the long lasting relationships with our sponsors and the work of many people the Bonaire Heineken Bonaire Jazz Festival has become an important event in the calendar of Bonaire. We wish you a pleasant stay on our beautiful island and enjoyment of a festival full of good music and lots of Jazz!

Bonaire Jazz Foundation
Organizer of the Bonaire Heineken Jazz Festival 2009

 
 
 
 June 4  

Opening of the Festival at Fort Oranje with Jazz & Poetry at 730 pm sharp!

 
       
Artists:
Gebby Saleh Quartet from Bonaire
    Cabaco Trio from Venezuela & Bonaire
Denise Jannah from The Netherlands / Surinam with Hershel Rosario and Marlon Conradus from Curacao
Visit the Jazz & Poetry at the romantic setting of Fort Oranje with a view on the sea and enjoy the mix of jazz and poems of our region
Per concert: ANG 35 ,- Two concerts: ANG 60,-

Presale Tickets at:
Plaza Resort Bonaire
Divi Flamingo Beach Resort
It Rains Fishes
Kontiki Beach Club
Flamingo Bookstore
Addo's Books & Toys
Hotel Rochaline
Tourist Board Bonaire ( TCB)
Boardmembers Bonaire Jazz Foundation
Mensing's Caminda te Curacao





Jazzbrunch at Divi Flamingo Beach Resort starting at 11.30 am

June 7

Prices $28.50






   
    Entrance: ANG 15,- at the gate.  
   
   
 June 5

Main concert

 
    Main concert at Plaza Resort (Tipsy Seagull) at 7.30 pm sharp !
    Artists:
Silver Bullet Steelband from Bonaire
Denise Jannah with Ronchi Matthews, Pierre Dunker en Marlon Conradus
Alfredo Naranjo y El Guajeo, big band from Venezuela
Tickets : ANG 35,- available at gate and presale points ( see below)
Around midnight:
Afterparty with Festival musicians in jam sessions at Sense located opposite the main entrance of The Plaza Resort
June 6

Main concert

    Main concert at Plaza Resort (Tipsy Seagull) at 7.30 pm sharp!
    Artists:
Dikazz , a latin jazz group from Bonaire
Hans Dulfer & Band from the Netherlands
Monty Alexander Quartet from USA
Tickets: ANG 35,- available at the gate and presale points (see below)
Around Midnight:
Afterparty with Festival musicians in jam sessions at Sense located opposite main entrance of The Plaza Resort
 
 
June 7 Jazzbrunch at Divi Flamingo Beach Resort starting at 11.30 am  
Festival musicians and local musicians together in a jamsession with delicious Food for $ 28.50 Join a high quality closure of the Bonaire Heineken Jazz Festival with our artists. Call for reservations 7178285  
 
 
    Presale Tickets Main concerts:      
         
    Per concert: ANG 35,- Two concerts: ANG 60,-      
  Plaza Resort Bonaire      
    Divi Flamingo Beach Resort      
    It Rains Fishes      
    Kontiki Beach Club      
    Flamingo Bookstore      
    Addo's Books & Toys      
    Hotel Rochaline      
    Tourist Board Bonaire ( TCB)      
    Boardmembers Bonaire Jazz Foundation      
    Mensing's Caminda te Curacao      
         

Visit www.bonairejazz.com Bonaire Jazz Foundationfor information and program 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008



Located eighty-six miles east of Aruba, the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire offers year-round sunshine, low annual rainfall, pristine coral formations and the most thriving fish population in the Caribbean. Ideal for adventurers, explorers and sun-worshippers alike, Bonaire offers myriad eco-adventure activities including world renowned scuba diving and snorkeling, windsurfing, kiteboarding, mountain biking, sea and mangrove kayaking, horseback riding, nature tours, hiking, bird watching, sailing and deep sea and bone fishing. And with a selection of accommodations ranging from full-service oceanfront resorts and condominiums to guesthouses and small inns, Bonaire has something for every lifestyle and budget.

Bonaire is the recipient of the prestigious Islands Magazine/Caribbean Tourism Organization 2008 Sustainable Tourism Award and continues to be recognized as one of the top destinations worldwide for its sustainable tourism as reported by National Geographic Traveler magazine (March 2004) and Islands Magazine (December 2007), and as one of the top diving destinations in the Atlantic/Caribbean for seven years in a row in the Scuba Diving magazine's Readers' Choice Awards (2003-2008). It was designated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as having the healthiest reefs in the Caribbean (January 2008), and as the Favorite Dive Destination in the World by About.com (June, 2008).

In 2009, the island will be Celebrating Bonaire's Commitment to Conservation, commemorating the 40th Anniversary of Washington-Slagbaai National Park and the 30th Anniversary of the Bonaire National Marine Park. There will be a variety of festivities and events throughout the year, celebrating these combined years of nature protection for the island.

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