Africa Festival Wuerzburg 2011 from June 2nd to June 5th

Africa Festival Wuerzburg 2011 from June 2nd to June 5th

Julian Marley

Julian Marley

Africa Festival Wuerzburg is the most popular festival of its kind in Germany as well as in Europe. The next event will take place from June 2nd to June 5th 2011. The festival is definitely the largest festival focused on Africa in Europe, attracting several thousands of visitors each year. This year, famous African, Latin American and German music artists will be performing at the festival. The list of music artists include: 

CALYPSO ROSE (The Queen of Calypso from Trinidad)

JULIAN MARLEY & THE UPRISING BAND (Rootsreggae from Jamaica)

LOKUA KANZA AND HIS AFRICAN CHOIR (Musical poet from the DR Congo)

PAPA WEMBA (The golden voice of DR Congo)

SKA CUBANO (Mambo meets Ska)

RAÚL PAZ (Latino Pop from Cuba)

NKULEE DUBE (Ethno Reggae with Jazz and Soul from South Africa)

MANGROVE STEEL BAND (Steelpan music from Trinidad)

CARIBBEAN BRASS INTERNATIONAL (Carnival parade from Aruba and Curaçao)

CANDELA (Salsa and more)

WINYO (Acoustic Folk from Kenya)

WANLOV THE KUBOLOR (Pidgin music with Gypsy flavour from Ghana)

BELO R (Ragganga from Haiti)

SMOD (Modern sounds from Mali)

JAQEE (Musical nomad from Uganda)

DAARA-J FAMILY (Hip Hop from Senegal)

Lokua Kanza

Lokua Kanza

Apart from life music, visitors will also have the opportunity to enjoy African recipes, engage in discussions, watch films, enjoy African cuisine, appreciate and buy diverse African artifacts. Children would be kept engaged and happy with theater and painting workshops. Check for more information at africafestival.org

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