AFRICA UNITE REGGAE FESTIVAL 2017
Africa Unite Reggae Festival is a unity concert initiative by Bantu Media Productions, support by Big-yard Music group (Jamaica), Rastafari United Front and other partners.
Bantu Media is a private company whose main aim focuses on issues of Ubuntu and Bantu people of Africa, our core mission is to showcase all positive issues of Bantu to mainly young, Middle class and old generation through Reggae music and entertainment.
We are focused on curbing cultural isolation and exposing reggae across all borders by organizing live Reggae music experiences where local and international reggae acts including deejays will gain the opportunity to share their talents on one stage; cultural exchange and collaborations on various art projects.
Bantu media has designated December month for the 2nd Annual Africa Unite reggae Festival. The festival will be a national destination event that features over 20 musical for Cape town, artists coming from local provinces in Mzanzi and artists around the neighboring countries such as Zimbabwe, Uganda, Lesotho, Botswana, Namibia , Malawi and Jamaica.
The 2nd Annual Africa Unite reggae Festival event is earmarked to unite all African and diaspora reggae artists and fans, this event will also enhance the working relationship among South African recording artist. The musicians featured at Africa unite reggae Festival are primarily Reggae and dancehall artists.
The Lineup is inclusive of Multicultural artists, djs,and Bands, from the Bantu Management point of view, we believe these inclusiveness will be the key factor in achieving our vision of Cultural exchange ,Social Cohesion and Nation building.
The 2017 edition of the AURF will be hosted in Capetown:
17th December ,Trafalgar Park (CapeTown) –The festival will take place at the Trafalgarpark, Cape Town.
2nd Annual Africa unite Festival contracted Guest artists include Christopher Martin and The Don Band,from Jamaica, Winky D(Zimbabwe),Dj Ready D from Capetown and 40 local artists voted by the fans. A full, current lineup can be found on the Bantu Media Productions Facebook pages (Bantu media Tv/Radio, and Annual Africa unite reggae festival event).
The Cape town festival kickoff event will occur on Sunday, December 17th , 2017 at 10am. Performances will follow throughout the day, until Monday 2am. Musicians performances will be split between 2 stages ,at 1st Main Stage and 2nd Stage throughout the day
“We are just ecstatic to bring another creative venture to our community”, says Don Power co-founder and festival organizer. “2017 event is the festival for the people, we call the festival the people’s choice because 90% of local artists we voted by their respective fans to be included on the line up, The Bantu Media strategy of fans casting the votes for their favorite artists, dj’s , and bands was merely to involve the fans whom are our main stakeholders, and do a gap analyses to bench mark the level of support of local artists .These will indeed help us improve the state of Reggae Music in South Africa”. Said “Don Power
Tickets can be purchased directly from all computicket nationwide.
Members of the press who are interested in covering the event can contact:
WHO: Contact: Don Power, Festival Organizer