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Thursday, March 19, 2015


The Alliance Française of Durban in collaboration with eThekwini Municipality presents the fabulous fourth annual free Human Rights Day Francofête which takes place under the trees in Sutton Park in Durban’s Morningside on March 21. The programme offers a strong international line up of top class musicians.

The Francofête boasts an impressive line-up of international musical acts. The international line up is complemented by a mix of local performers, visual artists and puppeteers. The MC for the day will be Iain Ewok Robinson. There will be a dedicated children’s area with activities by teachers, storytellers and puppeteers with special input from Assetej.

There is a feast of special guests - among the highlights on the programme will be dexterous and passionate Swiss pianist, text sculptor and arranger of complex melodies, Nicolas Fraissinet. Rumbacdordeon, a duet collaboration between Congolese rumba maestro and respected Afro-Cuban guitarist, arranger and composer, Papa Noel, and eclectic French accordionist Viviane Arnoux.

Sofy Mazandira is Reunionese singer, her band comes from Reunion Island as well and they perform AFRO Maloya.

For more information, visit the Alliance Française att 22 Sutton Crescent, Morningside or contact 031 312 9582