THE FESPAD (Pan-African Dance Festival) fever is sweeping across the international community and the spotlight is on Rwanda. More than 10 countries from across Africa and the world have enlisted.
Local artists include, Diplomat, Kitoko, Holy Jah Doves, Army Jazz Band, Massamba, Miss Jojo, Tom Close, Shanel, Alpha and Natty Dread.
From the region are Isaiah Katumwa, Radio& Weasel, Chameleon, Ali Kiba, Cindy, Bebe Cool, Necessary Noise, Nameless, Red San, DJ Stylez, as well as D’banj.
The international scene brings in; Kofi Olumide, Kassav, Somi, Kymani Marley, and Lauryn Hill.
However, sources from the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), the official organiser of Fespad confirmed that US R&B singer Chris Brown will not attend as earlier announced by MINISPOC.
FESPAD will start on July 24—31 and will be celebrated in different parts of the country.