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Alliance Francaise Accra presents ‘FELA’, October 7



Alliance Francaise Accra is pleased to host ‘FELA’: A night to commemorate the 20th year of the the Afrobeat artist (FELA KUTI) of all times since his death on Saturday, 7th October, 2017 at 8pm at the Amphitheatre of Alliance Francaise Accra. Musician and political activist Fela Kuti was born Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti on October 15, 1938, in Abeokuta, Nigeria. During the height of his popularity, he was often hailed as one of Africa’s most “challenging and charismatic music performers.” To celebrate the great influence of Fela Kuti on Ghanaian music and music at large, Alliance Française Accra will be hosting ‘FELA’ for the third time in Ghana.The idea is to celebrate the Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer, pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre, human rights activist and political maverick. This year’s event will mark Fela’s 20 years since his death and the evening will be a memorable one as seasoned musicians like Villy & The Xtreme Volumes, Stevo, Nana Yaa Thomas, CC Franks, Eli and & The Soul Groove Band will mount the stage to shed light on the Afrobeat artist of all times. This year will also feature artistes who are ready to perform Fela’s music as well as celebrate an African Music Legend whose songs are still making the airwaves years after his death. Everybody loves Fela and his music; therefore organizers have the best interest of music lovers at heart and welcomes the general public to come with high expectations as they have well-tailored treatment waiting for them on an unforgettable Saturday night. Alliance Française, has got the promotion of cultural events and arts at heart, and therefore invites all and sundry to come, celebrate and remember Africa’s own Fela Kuti. Rate: ¢30.00 for Adults, ¢15.00 for AF students and Cultural Members. Free for children under 16.]]>