Navio, one of the best local hip-hop artists in Uganda is gearing up for a big show in France at the World Music Week concert.
The celebrations will be held at the French School called Ecole Française les Grands Lacs on Saturday, June 24. The concert will also be featuring other big acts like Haka Mukiga & Apio Moro, James & Giovanni, Jackie Akello & Mame N’Diack, Faizal Monstrixx, Sylvester & Abramz, Joram MC, Breakdance Project Uganda, and Kongoloko.
The main concert will be preceded by other events including a poetry session, rap competition and perfume concert which will be headlined Laurent Assoulen, a pianist and jazz composer who combines perfume and music.
The concert is organized by Alliance Française de Kampala, the music fete which is also known as Fête de la Musique, now in its 36th edition, seeks to celebrate different music styles and showcase a variety of musical genres.
This year the Alliance Française Kampala in collaboration with the Embassy of France in Uganda, the Sheraton Hotel Kampala, the Ecole Française les Grands Lacs, the Pearl Rhythm Foundation, Que Pasa Restaurant and Breakdance Project Uganda bring you a weeklong programme of music, poetry and dance.
The World Music Week will take place from the 18th to the 24th of June in various locations around Kampala.
Gloria is a young and passionate freelance author who enjoys writing about music and entertainment in general.