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Sunday, March 17, 2013


Alliance Française de Durban and eThekwini Municipality will present Francofête! on March 21.

The programme includes the 14h Musical opening of the market with René Tshiakanyi (pop - DRC/SA); Natalie Winter (folk - SA); Madala Kunene (afro folk - SA) and Holly Wasserfall (pop - SA).

Starting at 17h00 Julien Delmaire (slam- France) appears beside Teacup (poetry - SA). At 19h00, there’s Celina Ramsauer (accordion/vocal - Switzerland) with Tresor Riziky (pop/soul - DRC/SA).

At 20h30 Dj Labelle (electro/maloya - Reunion/France) performs alongside Youngstar Production (contemporary dance - SA) and Umucyo Dance (traditional dance - Rwanda/SA).

There will also be a Graffiti performance from Jace (Reunion/France) and a Sign language performance from Green Heart City (SA).

There will be food market & crafts stalls, kiddies fun and a permaculture workshop and environmental awareness by Botanical Gardens.

Francofête! takes place on March 21 from 14h00 to 22h00 in Sutton Park (opposite Alliance Française). Entrance is free.

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