African Festivals in Germany. The 16th edition of the African Culture Festival at Rebstockpark 2023 will be taking place in Frankfurt, Germany in an exciting musical adventure meeting the cultures of Africa, Caribbean, Latin America and Europe.
The African culture festival will take place this year from 30th June to 2nd July 2023 (4 pm to 11 pm) at Rebstockpark, Max-Pruss-Straße / At Römerhof 9, 60486 Frankfurt.
Same as every year, those in attendance should look forward to live music with national and international artists (including world music, afrobeat, reggae, salsa, mbalax, dancehall), African Fashion Days (fashion show), a large bazaar with crafts and culinary delicacies. There will also be activities for children present at the festival with all kinds of entertainment.
Artistes from different countries will share their passion, their cultures and their joy of life at the festival with dancers full of energy ready to enchant you with traditional and contemporary performances. Etana & The Rawsoul Rebels will also be taking the stage with an exhilarating performance.
Who are sauti sol?
Sauti sol are an influential Kenyan Afro-pop group whose rich harmonic blend, organic arrangements and message-driven songwritting helped set them apart from other African acts.
The band was formed in Nairobi in 2005, the initial trio of high school friends Bien-Aimé Baraza, Willis Chimano, and Savara Mudigi began as an a cappella group before introducing guitarist Polycarp Otieno into the mix. Taking on the name Sauti Sol (“Sauti” being the Swahili word for sound and “Sol” the Spanish word for sun).
They have named musicians such as Fadhili William, Daudi Kabaka and other established African artists such as Salif Keita, Lokua Kanza and Fally Ipupa, as well as British band Coldplay and American singer Jason Mraz as their influences.