29.04.2019 at 18:18
The twelfth edition of the Anoumabo Urban Music Festival (FEMUA), one of the largest festivals in sub-Saharan Africa, ended Sunday night in Gagnoa, west-central Côte d'Ivoire. a grand closing concert preceded by the inauguration of a public elementary school (EPP) called "Magic System". This public elementary school, built in the village of Bayekou Bassi in the village of Gagnoa and offered by the Magic System Foundation, has been inaugurated in a festive atmosphere by the legendary Ivory Coast Magic Music Group in the presence of the famous Franco-Ivorian rapper Kaaris who is from this region (Gagnoa).
A live concert given by several popular artists including Molière, Claire Bailly, Kerozen and Kaaris closed in Gagnoa on Sunday night, this festival which began last Tuesday.
In an electric atmosphere, these singer-artists applauded the music lovers of this city until early in the morning. "We are together like never before," said rapper Kaaris, who played for the first time in front of his audience.
FEMUA, organized annually by the Ivory music group Magic System, is one of the biggest festivals in the subregion. This twelfth edition, opened last Tuesday in Abidjan, on the theme "Gender and development", went to the country of honor, Burkina Faso.
Several activities have organized this festival including concerts, themed panels and cultural days. Sixteen singer-songwriters from various backgrounds, including Mali's music diva Oumou Sangare and famed French-American rapper Kaaris, enlivened the main stages of FEMUA 2019.