Watches and Art In Istanbul: UNESCO and Jaeger-LeCoultre came together for the International Jazz Day

04.30.13

Being one of the leading actors of fine watch making history since 1833, Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrated its 180th anniversary in İstanbul.

UNESCO General Director Irina Bokova, Jaeger-LeCoultre Artistic Director Janek Deleskiewicz and the legendary jazzman Marcus Miller spoke about a journey from jazz to Fine Watchmaking and contribution to cultural heritage at the Çırağan Palace.

The International Jazz Day, that takes place annually on the 30th April, was hosted in İstanbul this year. In honor of this big event, at which legendary jazz artists from all over the world come together, UNESCO General Director Irina Bokova, Jaeger-LeCoultre Artistic Director Janek Deleskiewicz and the legendary jazzman Marcus Miller shared their views and values at a press-conference. 
 
The latest creations of the brand, including the thinnest in its category mechanical watch from the Jubilee Collection, were presented for the first time in İstanbul. Also the visitors could see the 101, the smallest mechanical caliber in the world, created in 1929 and worn by the Queen Elizabeth II on her coronation day in 1953 in England, the original model of the iconic Reverso watch from 1931 and engraved and enameled pocket watches from the XIXth century on display.