Batam now has a tourism icon that has been 5 years this has always held. This is a tourist icon jazz music festival, known as ASEAN Jazz Festival. A jazz concert featuring artists from ASEAN countries, Europe, USA, Canada and Australia.
Jazz in Batam is certainly not a new item. The town is a haven for those who wish to Singapore is relatively cheap cost had also held a festival a few years ago. Of course this event will at least stimulate the life of jazz in this city. The festival is still showing a combination of foreign jazz musicians and local talent in a variety of tastes jazzy pop, fusion, ethnic colors, to straight ahead jazz was genuine. Asean Jazz Festival or known as the AJF is an annual event featuring a variety of jazz musicians from around the world.
The choice of location Asean Jazz Festival in Batam is a long-term government strategy. Batam Island is the gateway foreign tourists number 3 after Jakarta and Bali. The artists who performed a young jazz musicians from Indonesia. This is a spirit to be achieved by the organizers in the hope of these names would become a concern by the tourists, especially from Asean.
Asean Jazz Festival was held in Batam since 2008. And the government has launched the ASEAN Jazz Festival as an annual event that will always be held in Batam. Enjoy Asean Jazz Festival in the following years.