Abidjan (Ivory Coast) – the second great urban Music Festival scene of Anoumabo (FEMUA) which was held in the night of Saturday to Sunday in Abidjan, was abruptly interrupted the around 5:30 (local time and Gmt), during the passage of the star Congolese Papa Wemba, victim of a malaise that it has collapsed fast delivery noted African Press Agency (APA) in the Ivorian economic capital.
« The King of la sape », Papa Wemba and his Orchestra awaited at this festival initiated by the Ivorian group Magic System was vibrating lovers who were patiently waiting for a nice late night with their idol come to Kinshasa when this tragedy occurred. NST Cophies, (Côte d’Ivoire), Kerry James (France), Charlotte Dipanda (Cameroon), John Kiffiz (Côte d’Ivoire) preceded the Congolese artist on the stage.
Naturally, this situation to Anoumabo, village situated in the heart of Marcory, a commune to the South of Abidjan and stronghold of the Group Magic System threw the excitement among the public, especially at the level of the affected members of his Orchestra. One of the masters of ceremony, announcing the end of the show, reassured the public on the State of health of the founder of « Viva la Musica », which would be out of danger after this incident.
Papa Wemba, after this show in the Ivorian economic capital should happen this evening in the company of several other artists in Korhogo (633 km north of Abidjan) for the closing of this 9th edition of the Urban Music Festival of Anoumabo (FEMUA) under the theme « Youth and development » with the sponsorship of the former head of the Ivorian State Henri Konan Bédié.