A four day event, held annually in Eilat, on Israel’s Red Sea Coast, the festival draws over 70,000 people every year. With heavy funding from the Israeli government, the festival is a flagship event, showcasing Israel’s burgeoning jazz scene and world-class pool of talent. With Avishai Cohen, one of the world’s premier Jazz Bassists, as its artistic director, the festival receives world-wide critical acclaim for attracting the most prestigious jazz artists.