The year 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO),” said Dr. Leon Higgs, Secretary-General of UNESCO-Bahamas, who spoke on behalf of Minister of Education, Science and Technology the Hon. Jerome Fitzgerald during a press conference to announce plans in observance of the anniversary.
UNESCO-Bahamas announced it will hold its 2nd annual UNESCO International Jazz Day scheduled for Thursday, April 30, in Pompey Square, downtown, Nassau. The opening session will be at 1:00 p.m. followed by continuous music from 2:00 to 10:00 p.m. A grand concert that evening begins at 6:00 p.m.
“This will mark UNESCO’s 4th International Jazz Day,” said Dr. Higgs.