Since yesterday, we have confirmation that the 9 FEMUA will take place from 19 to 24 April 2016 in Abidjan and Korhogo is a city that will host the relocated concert.
The launch of the 9th edition of the Festival of urban music of Anoumabo (FEMUA) occurred actually Thursday, February 25, 2016 at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris, in the presence of several artists and many personalities.
On this occasion, the General Commissariat of the Salif Traore said the Group Magic System Asalfo event unveiled the names of the selected artists, places and dates.
The official and definitive programming is:
- Papa Wemba (DRC)
- Ijahman (Jamaica)
- Kerry James (France)
- Charlotte Dipanda (Cameroon)
- Toofan (Togo)
- Vieux Farka Touré (Mali)
- Daddy Lumba (Ghana)
- Mawndoe (Chad)
- Elida Almeida (Cape Verde)
- Yabongo Lova
- John Kiffy
- NST Cophie’s
- Nguess Bon Sens
- Boni Gnahoré
- Abou Nidal (Ivory Coast).
As a reminder, this edition is sponsored by the president of the PDCI – RDA, Henri Konan Bédié.
It should be noted that the FEMUA is certainly a product of Anoumabo, small village located in the town of Marcory, which allows the population to Anoumabo, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, of the sub region, Africa and the world to access a free show she not had the means to afford otherwise. It also has a social and charitable dimension very important.
The FEMUA is a cultural and sporting event with also a charitable and social dimension.
Since its inception in 2008, the festival has already allowed construction of a school and financial and material donations to various organizations such as hospitals and orphanages of Côte d’Ivoire.