Africa’s First Ever Essence Festival To Rock Durban In November! Estelle, Yolanda Adams & More Would Be There

Actress Nomzamo Mbatha and Essence Digital Content Editor Yolanda Sangweni at the Launch of Essence Durban
Actress Nomzamo Mbatha and Essence Digital Content Editor Yolanda Sangweni at the Launch of Essence Festival Durban. Image via @Essence

 

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

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