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Wednesday 16 January 2019
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World Music Day 2016 in Namibia is around the corner!

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The countdown has started!  The FNCC, with the generous support of Total Namibia, will be hosting the 21th anniversary of World Music Day in Namibia, in partnership with Warehouse Theatre and DB Audio. This year, the French originating Fête de la Musique will take place on Saturday 25th June in four towns – Windhoek, Rundu, Katima Mulilo and Oshakati. As is tradition on World Music Day, concerts are free of charge. Musicians from all walks of life and any genre are participating at this year’s World Music Day concerts throughout the country, where jazz, soul, funk, rock, electro, reggae and many other musical styles are celebrated with vigorous enthusiasm and in a cheerful and festive atmosphere by both amateur and professional musicians. This event brings together people from diverse backgrounds, regardless of age or cultural upbringing. The family-friendly festival also is a destination for families with their children who are able to enjoy running around, while listening to great musicians. A winter market will also take place during the day at Palm Tree Park in Windhoek, with dozens of stalls of food, crafts, drinks and activities!

The orginisers are proud to provide a platform to bring out the true potential of upcoming and renowned musicians to perform, and to be a facilitator in bringing the crowd the best of Namibian talents and the true value of local musicians! Some of the participating musicians this year include Priscilla, the Dessert Queen, The Fate of Miss H, Savannah Afros, Toshi, Formula Band, and many more who will showcase a wide array of music and get the crowds dancing. Find enclosed a copy of the program for Windhoek.  Join the celebration at the following venues for a day of fun and excitement around the love of music: Concerts in Windhoek, Rundu, Katima Mulilo and Oshakati.

Windhoek
Venues: Palmtree Park, 10h00 to 18h00; Warehouse Theatre, 8pm till late
Join Mercedez, the Magnett MC, and talented Namibian newcomers for a day of family fun at Palm Tree Park, with a winter market full of food stalls, arts and crafts, and much more!
The celebration continues later at Warehouse from 19h00 to 00h00 with MC Slick the Dick’s blend of comedy and style, and amazing Namibian established artists!

Katima Mulilo
Venue: Katima Open Market, 09h00 to 17h00

Rundu
Venue: Dr Romanus Kampungu Stadium 08h30 to 17h00.
Rundu Open Market 21h00 till late

Oshakati
Oshakati New Open Market, 09h00 to 17h00




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