ELIVE JAZZ HAPPENING
The first ELive Jazz Happening is a jazz event that was held for the first time in summer 2018 at Vohvelikahvila in Kokkola. This event was a part of Kokkolan kesäviikot and was endorsed by TAIKE, Svenska Kulturfonden, Stiftelsen Kulturfonden för Gamlakarlebynejden rs., Kokkolan Kaupunki, Keski-Pohjanmaan Konttoripiste, Hotelli Kokkola and Seritec.
ELive Jazz Happening 2018 artists were Jesse Kaikuranta performing magical and touching versions of jazz favorites by artist, top notch jazzguitar playing by one of Finlands foremost guitarist Teemu Viinikainen and super-energetic and explosive soul/jazz music by Soul What? Feat. Joonatan Rautio.