24 September 2008

Angola: Festisumbe Gathers Over 30 Musicians

Luanda — Two dance groups, six music bands and 24 musician in representation of Angola and Cape Verde have guaranteed their presence in the International Music Festival of Sumbe "Festisumbe 2008", to take place on 26-27 September, in the coastal Kwanza Sul Province.

ANGOP learnt that from this number of musicians it is included only one foreign band, namely the Cape Verdeans "Livity", who reside in Holland.

According to "Casa70", organisers of the event, from Angola are confirmed the participations of the Estrela Negra dance group, the musicians Eduardo Paim, Karina Santos, Proletário, União Forever, Mamborró, Bessa Teixeira, Zé Cax, Man Sembila, Justino Handanga, Ary, Yuri da Cunha and DJ Maló Jaime.

The Versáteis and Voga band, as well as the band of the singer Yuri da Cunha will also participate in the first day of the music festival, co-organised by the Provincial Government of Kwanza Sul, in partnership with Casa70.

Friday (26 September)

Estrela Negra dance group

Versáteis Band

Eduardo Paim

Karina Santos

Proletário

Sabino Henda

União Forever

Voga Band

Mamborró

Bessa Teixeira

Zecax

Mansembila

Handanga

Yuri da Cunha's band

Ary

Yuri da Cunha

Dj Maló Jaime

Saturday (27 September)

Local dance group

Movimento Band

Nolasco

Don Caetano

Caló Pascoal

Bangão

Maya Cool

Afroman

Livity

Doce Todas ( Local )

Keima Roupa

Matias Damásio's band

Konde

Matias Damasio

Puto Prata

Dj Maló Jaime

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