The host of the festival – Darius Užkuraitis – the musicologist, he working in Lithuanian television and radio. There he led by radio program „LRT Opus“, leads program ‚Antroji pavara“. At 1991 he guarted from the Academy of Music and Theatre. He studied musicology and majored in jazz ant rock music. He has worked in radio: „Laisvoji banga“, „Laba‘s FM“, and „M-1 Plius“. Regullary colloborates wich TV. Since 2001 Eurovision Song Contest is a reggular kommentator. Since 1993 Darius leads jazz festival of Birštonas, „Vilnius Jazz“ and „Vilnius Mama Jazz“ and other international jazz festivals. He has published articles in the press.