Baptism of an eponymous square, the « Place Papa Wemba » located in Marcory Anoumabo, in agreement with the Ivorian authorities
FEMUA 10: Day of homage to Papa Wemba on Monday in Abidjan.
The Ivorian people and particularly fans of the star Jules Shungu Wembadio latch Kikumba says Papa Wemba will be many, this Monday 24 April 2017, at Marcory Anoumabo for a tribute worthy of his rank to shown disappeared. It will be a ceremony to commemorate the first anniversary of the death of the artist.
A delegation from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will be the part to not tell this commemoration in Abidjan. It will be formed including the Congolese Minister of Culture and Arts, Sylvain Maurice Mashéké and the two daughters of Wemba. This information was confirmed by the general Commissioner of the urban music of Anoumabo (Femua) Festival.
This tribute in scope will be marked in the morning by a baptism of an eponymous square, the « Place Papa Wemba » located in Marcory Anoumabo, in agreement with the Ivorian authorities. According to the official programme delivered by the organizers, will follow a ‘parade of sappers.
In the evening, fans will be gratified a concert live tribute to ‘Dad’, always in the same space, in Anoumabo. And for this occasion, people are invited to be dressed in white as it was during the tribute to the Palace of Culture of Abidjan-Treichville in 2016, before the transfer of the mortal remains, on his native land, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) .
This evening will be hosted by the Ivorian Nash and the Congolese group, Viva la Musica. Jules Shungu Wembadio latch Kikumba has bowed out in Ivory Coast on stage, on the last day of the 9th edition of the Femua, April 24, 2016, due to discomfort. Addition this tribute that had been already visited him in Abidjan on the occasion of the funeral, the organizers of the Femua, headed by the Commissioner general said Traoré Salif has ‘ A’salfo, decided to put the clogged double, by dedicating a special day to the day before the opening of the festival.
It should be noted that Mr. Sylvain Maurice Masheke, was in Abidjan, late February last to express « appreciation » of his country to Ivory Coast for its ‘support’ on the occasion of the funeral of the star.