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Zouk Stars Kassav to grace Uganda-France Friendship Week

Famed for hits like ‘Mwen Ale-Le clip’, ‘Se Sel Medikaman’ and ‘Kole Sere’ among others, Caribbean band Kassav is going to be performing in Uganda during the Uganda-France Friendship Week courtesy of Johnnie Walker.

During the launch on Thursday at the residence of French Ambassador to Uganda H.E. Jules-Armand Aniambossou, it was announced that the band, whose hit song ‘Ou le’ is extremely popular in Uganda, will perform at Lugogo Cricket Oval grounds on Saturday, March 28, at the finale of the week-long event.

Performing alongside Kassav will be Vegedream real name Sachtela Evrard Djedje, French-speaking hip-hop, urban pop and R&B musician of Ivorian origin. The concert will also feature Ugandan stars Jose Chameleone, Bebe Cool and Vinka, among others.

The Week, now in its fourth edition, is filled with a series of events to celebrate cordial relations between the two countries. The highly anticipated activities centre around music, dance, fashion, and sport. This year’s Friendship Week will run from 21-28 March. Kassav is a Caribbean band that was formed in Guadeloupe in 1979. The group has gained overwhelming popularity not only in France but worldwide and has been instrumental in spreading zouk Music.

 

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