Sponsor & Partner


No money, no Festival. Many thanks to all our sponsors and partners who help us turning dreams into reality year after year!

Founding Members

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Ascona, the pearl of Lake Maggiore

An exclusive resort and earthly paradise by the lake, with an extraordinary past full of history, arts and culture.

OTLMV Ascona Locarno

the Ascona-Locarno region

Here you’ll find everything: nature, beautiful landscapes, Switzerland’s best climate, great cultural events, wild beaches, spring starting early, a golden autumn, food and wine specialities, endless opportunities for sight seeing, trekking and all kinds of hikes and sports.

Institutional Partners

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NOLA, The Big Easy, the cradle of jazz, N’Awlins. New Orleans may be called in many different ways, but one thing is certain: the city is more than just a street-party.

Embrace the culture New Orleans

The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy works with cultural spokesmen, artists, musicians, designers, writers and cultural actors in general, in order to improve their artistic and economic opportunities.


The mission of the New Orleans Tourism and Cultural Fund is to support cultural industries and culture bearers of the City of New Orleans through partnerships, grants, and programs to advance sustainable tourism.

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The U.S. Embassy in Bern manages official U.S. relations with the Swiss Confederation and the Principality of Liechtenstein and promotes strong bilateral ties, supporting U.S. policy objectives in the heart of Europe. The U.S. Mission accomplishes these goals by engaging with counterparts and affiliated organizations of the Swiss government and the Principality of Liechtenstein as well as by reaching out to the Swiss public with cooperative projects, educational exchange programs and an active public information program.
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The Department of Education, Culture and Sport (DECS) is responsible for education, as well as promotion of culture and sport.

Destination Partner

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No matter what time of year it is, New Orleans is always ready to welcome its visitors and make them experience Caribbean, American, French and African cultures coming together in an extraordinary explosion of flavours, emotions and sounds.

Hotellerie Suisse Ticino Sopraceneri Logo

Together with its 210 members, the association works to create the best possible conditions for tourism in the region.

Esercenti Ascona

Main Sponsor

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Banca dello Stato del Cantone Ticino promotes the economic development of the Canton and offers the opportunity to participate in cultural and sporting events in the area.


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Centovalli Vigezzina Logo
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Award partner

Radio Swiss Jazz Logo

Media partner

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Educational partner

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Tulane University New Orleans Logo
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Official car provider

Mercedes Winteler


Patriziato Ascona Logo
Parrocchia di Ascona
Fondazione per la cultura del locarnese
Jazz Ascona Jazz Friends


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Special thanks to AMA (Associazioni Manifestazioni Ascona) and the municipalities of Locarno region for their valuable collaboration.