This non-profit event is designed to bring jazz to the widest possible audience and is held in venues all over Managua.As well as concerts, the participating international musicians give workshops and master classes in their respective instruments.
Nicaragua has a rich history and culture that will captivate the curious.
When you visit the country on your next vacation, learn about its heritage and interact with the people who live here.
That said, the people’s musical tastes vary from Reggae and Bachata to Cumbia and even heavy metal (among the younger generation).
Political History Nicaragua has endured a history of dictatorships and occupations by other states, which has heavily influenced its current political leanings.
Numerous periods of instability have given rise to a steady and secure democratic republic.
Legislative and executive branches are now governed by a multi-party system and headed by an elected president.JICA has been awarded the Rubén Darío Order of Cultural Independence  by the Government of Nicaragua.Although the award was given to the president of the Inter-American Development Bank in 2016, JICA is the first international aid organization to receive this honor.Poets from around the world gather in a variety of venues, including churchyards, colonial courtyards and parks, for a week-long celebration of their craft.Evening recitals culminate in concerts, dance performances and feasting.Therein lie some of the country’s most fascinating aspects.