‘THE BIGGEST AFRICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL IN EUROPE EVER’
Africa Unplugged Ltd presents the largest African music festival in Europe….ever! ‘Africa Unplugged Music Festival is taking place on bank holiday Monday the 27th of August 2012, at Wembley Arena in support of SaveTheCongo and WarChildUk. Starting 5pm -11pm
Africa Unplugged will educate, motivate and inspire all by shedding light on the plight of Mother Africa and the daily issues she faces. This includes: Genocide, Poverty, Corruption, War, HIV, Water Shortage and Malaria. We will celebrate the spirit of Africa through music, comedy and dance.
For each ticket sold, £2.50 will be donated to our partner Charities War Child and Save The Congo. War Child is a small international charity that protects children from the brutal effects of war and helps secure a stable future for all of the victims of child soldering.
Save the Congo is an independent non profit organisation staffed by a team of Congolese students and young professionals, who work to promote the restoration of peace, security and justice in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Advocating the restoration of human rights, guided by the United Nation’s universal Declaration of Human Rights.
“I am proud to be a headliner for Africa Unplugged, we need more worthwhile events, dedicated to the liberation of Africa” 2Face Idibia
“I am extremely proud and honored to be a part of what is history in the making. This event will not only be a modern day celebration of African music, but also an opportunity to highlight some of the major issues afflicting Africa. And what better way to do this then with some of Africa’s most talented artists.” Eddie Kadi (Host War Child ambassador)
CONFIRMED LINEUP : 2Face Idibia |Femi Kuti (Nigeria)) | Zahara (South Africa)| Sarkodie (Ghana) |R2Bees (Ghana) | Iyanya (Nigeria) | Zakes Bantwini (South Africa) | Chameleon (Uganda)||Flavour (Nigeria)|Winky D (Zimbabwe) | Dj Arafat (ivory coast)| Mad Traxx (Kenya)| Flavour (Nigeria)| Tuface (Nigeria)|
Joseph Farodoye – Commercial Director of Africa Unplugged confirmed that the event is going to be a European 1st, Femi Kuti, 2Face, Sahara, Iyana and a host of the best African Artists have touched down and are set on rocking Wembley. In an African Unplugged TV special produced by Joseph Farodoye for HiTV which aired on Sunday and airs again on Bank holiday Monday, saw a dynamic line up of African artists energised and focused on the message of a One United Africa with happiness and African pride, it is time for Africa to take centre stage, ‘Don’t Close Your Eyes to it’.