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PHOTOS: Throwback, Kigali Up Festival Last Weekend’s Funfair

Summer period in Kigali is not falling short on party events. Last weekend was KigaliUp music festival and this one there is much more: Silent Dosco, Seka live 3, Blankets&Wines. Before we go into another one let’s see what were the highlights of the last Kigali Up Music Festival.

Waited by many in the audience the superstar Alpha Blondy didn’t make it to the stage for unknown reasons untill now but other international artists showed up and rocked the stage. From local artists to gospel singers, rockstar band to soul music, modern to cultural music performances were thrilling as in the pictures below.

 

 

The legendary Ismael lo as he made the public remember the old good times in his legendary songs: Africa, Tajabone, …..
When you see Lion Imanzi on stage just know that the show is lit
With the wife of a Rwandan artist and DJ Pius, Ange Umulisa was also MC
Rwandan reggea artist known for his unique style”Coga style” as he was performing after a while with no visibility
Waited for from 10:00 PM Patoraking got on stage two hours later
It didn’t stop the public from dancing to his songs one after another
Birthday girl from the fans got lucky enough to have the song “My woman my everything” dedicated to her
Much better in dancing mood for the performance of Patoranking
Last not least she got the star’s shirt, cape and sunglasses on the list of gifts apart from the performance
A lot of people expected a live performance as all other did from but in the end it didn’t stop the audience from enjoying the good time.
Patoraking’s performance ended the first day of the festival
In a luganda singing style she kicked off her performance on the stage to end in dancing mood, Phiona Mbabazi last heard in Tusker project fame performed in Kigali up
With bright smiles ladies of the national culture ballet of Rwanda URUKEREREZA on the stage
MINISPOC as launching the UMUGANURA week which is programmed to take place on the family level as announced by the permanent secretary of the ministry of sport and culture Lt. Col.Patrick Rugambwa
In the Rwandan cultural music drums are the base, males in the URUKEREREZA national ballet played is great
As the Rwanda national flag colors(Yellow and Green) ladies in URUKEREREZA performed in their second appearance on stage
Gospel singer Gaby Kamanzi known for her singles like Yesu arankunda, amahoro,…
Released his latest album AFRO, Mani Martin rwandan afrobeat,pop and R&B singer rocked the stage
Quantum Split a rock and soul American group as usual thrilled the festival with the lead singer Soleil Laurent
Also from Quantum Split Ivan Hardy on his bass guitar
You could see the feeling in the public’s mood
In the kitenge wear, Ismael lo’s band singer had a voice worth waiting to hear for a little long

 

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