Music maestro! The African Night on TV5MONDE + Africa


On Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 21:00 (Paris time), a live African music concert will be broadcast on the continent by TV5Monde Africa and its partner channel France O.

For the first time, the best of African music comes to the “Stade de France” (France’s stadium in Paris)! The most popular African artists are at the Parisian stadium for a concert featuring the largest ever African music family ever assembled, combining music, dance and percussion.

All rhythms and all the colors of Francophone Africa will meet to celebrate African culture. Altogether, 5 hours of entertainment and celebration with 17 artists and over 150 dancers and musicians will be on stage. All the colours of the African musical creativity will be honoured, coming from the following countries: Cameroon, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Guinea, Mauritius, Mali, Senegal and more.

Artists announced are: Sekouba Bambino, Alpha Blondy, Patience Dabany, Manu Dibango, Zandi Gawlo, Fally Fally, Mory Kante, Baaba Maal, Magic System, Jessy Matador Meiway, Mokobé, Negro Pou La vi, Passi, Petit Pays, Oumou Sangare and Werrason, and many more.