For more than 10 years, the annual Hua Hin Jazz Festival continues to grow in both professionalism and popularity, drawing visitors and musicians from Thailand and across the globe. Hua Hin has been associated with jazz community since the 1950s, and the jazz festival is organized annually in honor of the musical talents of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX. Organizers also point out that the event celebrates the occasion of Hua Hin’s 100th anniversary.
Hua Hin Jazz Festival is an event in which jazz-lovers can listen to their all-time favorites and contemporary tunes in a relaxing atmosphere. This is a true celebration of music on a beautiful beach where you can also enjoy sumptuous cuisine and refreshments available at different stands along the beach. The stage on the beach feature renowned Thai and international jazz artists, along the shimmering white sandy beach of Hua Hin.
The sound of the waves accompanying the beautiful jazz music makes for a relaxing ambiance. All performances during the three-day festival are free and continue from 1530 until midnight. No wonder this Royal Town is sometimes renamed Jazz Town when its streets are packed with music lovers of all ages, who gather to enjoy the best of jazz from both international and Asian musicians.
The festival usually draws thousands of visitors who chill with live bands. Other activities on offer include jazz workshops, product sales, local food stalls, games and lucky draws. If you enjoy unique folk handicrafts for souvenirs, this will also be a chance for you to shop for your loved ones.
Car parking, shuttle busses and elaborate decoration are all part of the convenient and festive atmosphere of the Hua Hin Jazz Festival, put on by the residents and business of the town. Hua Hin is approximately 220 km from Bangkok and is noted for being the country’s first beach resort discovered by royalty and nobility in the post war years when the only feasible way to reach its golden beaches was by steam train.
The Hua Hin Jazz Festival certainly adds value for any holiday maker visiting Hua Hin during the balmy June or July weekend over which it spans. Relax at the Hua Hin Jazz Festival where you will enjoy renowned Thai and international jazz musicians, familiar all-time favorites and contemporary tunes.
The Festival is regarded as one of the most recognised and established jazz festivals in Thailand, attracting more than 15.000 viewers each year. What started originally as an attraction by the Hua Hin hoteliers to draw tourists in the low season, has grown into a major musical event that is performed on the beach of Hua Hin with no entrance fees for the visitors. The company plans to offer an even broader international and local jazz line-up this year, so reserve these dates on your calendar. This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy some fantastic jazz music with your friends on the beach of Hua Hin. The Hua Hin Jazz Festival will be coming back to Hua Hin’s beaches this coming June, with opportunities to partner and resell Hua Hin Jazz Festival travel packages.
Lauded the most recognised and established jazz festival in Thailand’s jazz scene, next year’s edition will tentatively take place between June 20thto 22ndas dates have not been officially finalised. According to a press release by organisers B-Concept Media Entertainment Group, the festival will offer a “broader international and local jazz line-up”. “Environmental issues will be addressed; international production standards will be implemented. Stronger partnerships will be developed that sustain the Hua Hin Jazz Festival for the future,” it said. Special travel packages for consumers will soon be launched on the official festival website, while partners who are interested in publishing and reselling Hua Hin Jazz Festival packages can contact Ezy-go.com and become an affiliate. The Hua Hin Jazz Festival was first organised by local hotels, drawing more than 15,000 locals and travellers to the town.