Essence Festival has been rocking New Orleans for ages but our fabulous continent would now get a piece of that action.
Estelle, Yolanda Adams, Kelly Price, Reverend Al Sharpton, Nondumiso Tembe among a host of other international and local acts would all be at Africa’s first ever Essence Festival in Durban, South Africa.
The event is scheduled for 8- 13 November, 2016 and in a statement Mayor Nxumalo of the eThekwini Municipality disclosed…
”The City of Durban is ready for its global close-up, continuing on its international surge. “This partnership will have a host of benefits for residents, starting with the Durban Business Fair program, which strives to connect local businesses globally. We have no doubt that through the Festival jobs will be created and our cultural economy enhanced.”
For tickets and more deets check out Essence.com