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Wednesday, 11 January 2012 11:55


Tiken Jah Fakoly in Eritrea



A world star in Asmara to sing against FGM

6 & 7 February 2012


Eritrea is proud to welcome the world famous reggae star Tiken Jah Fakoly who will be joining anti-Female Genital Mutilation activists for International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM, the 6th of February.


Alliance Française d’Asmara and National Union of Eritrean Youth & Students (NUEYS) in partnership with PFDJ Cultural Affairs will present the world renowned artists in Asmara.



The charismatic singer and his band will be performing on Monday 6th of February at Cinema Roma and on Tuesday, 7th of February, a free concert on the outdoor stage at Bahti Meskerem.


Tiken Jah Fakoly is a Pan-African artists who evokes the socio-politics of his country, Ivory Coast and of Africa in his songs and sings mostly in his own language, French and sometimes in English.


Tiken Jah has established himself as one of the figureheads of the reggae scene in the world. Fusing his infectious reggae beat with hard-hitting lyrics, Tiken Jah has become a spokesperson for an entire generation of music fans, speaking out on political and social issues through his music. He uses his Ivorian experience to call for unity within diversity in Africa and denounces artificial division between ethnicities, groups and areas in Africa.


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Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 January 2012 13:26

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