International Jewish Music Festival

International Jewish Music Festival
Amsterdam, May 4-8, 2017
Uilenburger Synagogue / DeLaMar theater
International Jewish Music Festival 2017

IJMF 2017 Amsterdam
Amsterdam is hosting the 20th International Jewish Music Festival (IJMF) from the 4th until 8th of May 2017. IJMF will welcome over 100 musicians from all around the world playing everything from World music to Rap, from Classical to Klezmer.
The competition is for both ensembles and individual musicians, whose music contain Jewish elements.
Besides music, there will be lots of activities for young and old. 
On May 8th, the big final will be held in the Wim Sonneveld hall in DeLaMar Theater. Here, winners will be pronounced and prizes will be handed out. 
International Concours
When it comes to Jewish music, IJMF is the only competition around the globe. Registrations come from all around the world, with a vast diversity within many genres and musicians. Passion and high quality music connect all the participants and make the event a large succes. 
Ensembles are allowed to register until October 30, 2016. Applicants for this unique competition are required to submit sample recordings, a press photo and a short biography. 
Then, a selection committee will assess 24 ensembles which will be selected to perform in Amsterdam and which will be in the running for amazing prizes. These include cash prizes, awards, recording contracts and representation by leading US and European agencies.