By Jeoffrey Mukubi
ZIMBABWEAN reggae dancehall superstar, Winky D, is set to blow Namibians away at the African Music and Arts Festival, when he shares the stage with the Land of Brave’s very own Sally ‘Boss Madam’ on 2 September.
The Zoo Park Amphitheatre event will also feature other Zimbabwean artists, including Slickartie and the Savannah Afros, while other Namibian acts in the line-up include Dj December, Banger Drums, as well as traditional and cultural groups.
Mindscape Events cc is the organiser of the festival, which is a celebration of African unity and culture, through music and art.
The objective is to express the diversity and heritage of Namibians, as well as Africans on the whole. The event will include musical, as well as visual art performances. According to the organisers, the festival will aim to create a sense of national and African pride, while supporting local entrepreneurship and educating people about different African cultures.
It will also promote ‘togetherness’, in the spirit of Harambee.
The festival plans to plays a pivotal role in using music and the performing arts, to foster a peaceful, prosperous and integrated Africa, with the aim of developing musicians and providing an artistic platform for them to expose their talent to the national and international music scenes. Tickets are available on the Events Today website.
The prices are N$200 for adults, while children between the ages of five and 15 years only pay N$35.
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