Organizers of the Puerto Vallarta Jazz Festival are fine tuning the last details of the event to be held February 12-13.
The event is organized with the Sister City Foundation and Puerto Vallarta’s Sister City of Highland Park (Illinois).
Jazz music fans will be treated to free concerts in Hidalgo Park beginning at 7:00 PM on February 12, and then again at the Los Arcos on the Malecón on February 13.
The bands participating are guests from Illinois, Utah, and California.
Sister Cities is a nonprofit citizen diplomacy network that creates and strengthens partnerships between communities in the United States and those in other countries, particularly through the establishment of “sister cities”. More than 2,000 cities, states and counties are partnered in 136 countries around the world. The organization “strives to build global cooperation at the municipal level, promote cultural understanding and stimulate economic development”.