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Gims and Nora Fatehi will headline Abu Dhabi’s All Africa Festival

The fun-filled festival runs from 17 to 19 November.

This time for Africa. All Africa Festival is coming to Abu Dhabi, and runs from 17 to 19 November. Taking place in Etihad Park, it will bring together entertainment from international musicians and local DJs, which celebrates African culture. 

All Africa Festival first started in 2018 in the UAE. The festival first took place in Dubai’s Creek Park, and it has also been held in Burj Park under the Burj Khalifa. The event aims to represent all of the regions of Africa, and is open to residents as well as tourists. 

All Africa Festival

All African Festival showcases a variety of music genres from Amapiano to Afrobeats, and it will highlight African creativity through song and dance. Plus, it has worked with UAE Africa Connect, the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi, and Miral. 

French-Congolese singer, songwriter, and rapper Gims will headline the event. Known for his musical style that blends hip-hop and Afrobeat influences, revellers can expect to hear the tracks Sapés Comme Jamais and J’me tire. Gims will be supported by Canadian-Moroccan singer Nora Fatehi, who rose to fame with the tracks Dilbar and Kamariya.

Nina Olatoke, CEO and Co-Founder of the All Africa Festival, explained: “We couldn’t be more excited to bring back the All Africa Festival this year, with Yas Island in Abu Dhabi providing the perfect backdrop to take this event to new heights in driving our mandate to showcase and celebrate Africa’s vibrant entertainment, food and cultural experiences to residents and visitors to the UAE and the GCC region at large.”

All Africa Festival

“Our history spans more than five years of curating and successfully producing a festival that welcomes all nationalities to come and experience the heartbeat of Africa through sound and displays of art, fashion and cuisine. We bring to life the electric, vibrant energy for which Africa is known through music performances, fashion and art installations across the three days.”

Tickets to the All Africa Festival are now available from AED 105 via Platinulist

GO: Visit https://abu-dhabi.platinumlist.net for more information.

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