The 27th Istanbul Jazz Festival was postponed because of the novel coronavirus, organizers announced Friday.

The Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV) said the festival scheduled for June 27 – July 14 will take place at a later date.

New dates will be announced on the foundation’s website.

The festival has been held every July since 1994 and is a pivotal event for the city’s prominence on the international concert map.

After originating in China last December, COVID-19 has spread to at least 185 countries and regions.

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