Good show for a good cause:
- Africamix festival coordinator Augustine Kamalan, announced today the musical line up for the Africamix Festival Atlanta that will be held on October 12 – 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Grant Park. “The net proceeds from this two day alcohol free family oriented event will benefit HIV/Aids orphans children in Africa” said Mr. Kamalan.
Performing artists include: Red Rat (dancehall reggae), Oliver Ngoma (West Africa Pop/Afro Zouk/Afro-Pop), Suave Band (Haitian music), Done Yute (Reggae Sunsplash, Sting), Yondo Sister (Soukous from the Democratic Republic of Congo), Jj (r&b), Ras Rebel (reggae), Byron J (r&b), (reggae), Gloria (gospel music), Urukumbuzi (Rwandese Traditional Dancers), Dancers Seed & Soi (Dancehall Reggae), E.B. Boys (Congolese Music), South Sudan Band (African Music), Vacenao (Salsa Afro-Cuban Music), Mwamikazi African Dancers (African modern dance), Temple Yard (reggae) [More acts to be added as the lineup is subject to change!]
“We are definitely very happy with hosting this event in Atlanta,” said Claude Gatebuke, Africamix East Coast Operation Officer “I think it is an ever changing, culturally diverse city that can offer much to the worldwide effort in testing whether arts and music celebrations can be used to help combat child abuse and neglect”
Guest appearances and child abuse prevention speakers to be announced!
According to Mr. Gatebuke, the two-day multicultural music and arts festival is designed to draw attention to the problem of child abuse and neglect and educate the public about local, national and international prevention and intervention programs and services. Guest appearances and child abuse prevention speakers to be announced.
Volunteers, artists and sponsors should contact the festival coordinator Augustine Kamalan at 678-481- 5116 or contact Africamix East Coast Operation Officer, Claude Gatebuke at 1800-256-1116
Africamix is a volunteer-based nonprofit organization serving to introduce and incorporate volunteer arts and music celebrations into community based abuse intervention and prevention activities.