exposition ‘It was 40 Years ago Today: B-Jazz Hoeilaart International Contest since 1979’


From wednesday 20 till saturday 23 March you can visit the exhibition ‘It was 40 Years ago Today: B-Jazz Hoeilaart International Contest since 1979‘ at OPEK: music, pictures, ceramic, record sleeves and more, all related to this 40 years’ history…

jury Jazz Hoeilaart 1980, f.l.t.r. Elias Gistelinck, Albert Michiels, Fons de Haas and Freddy Sunder (c) Rob Miseur – from the collection Albert Michiels

This exposition is the starting point for a more comprehensive one next year, during the 41st edition of B-Jazz. At that time we hope to collect all the stuff that is still out there somewhere but that we haven’t found yet….
So, if you or someone you know should have anything related to Jazz Hoeilaart or B-Jazz (pictures, video’s, audio, quotes, stories, newspaper articles, , please contact info@b-jazz.be and let us know.

poster Jazz Hoeilaart ’84

A specific part of the exposition shows work of the late sculptor Johan Lewi. In the nineties Albert Michiels asked him to make ceramic work inspired by the conest and jazz/music in general. With beautiful results…

The exposition can be visited from wednesday 20 till saturday 23 March 2019 at the first floor of OPEK (Vaartkom 4, Leuven).

Opening hours are from 12:00 till 20:00 and on friday and saturday even till 23:00.

FREE ENTRANCE