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Diamond, Nyashinski, John Frog to headline Oktobafest finale in Nairobi

In keeping with its tradition, this year’s Tusker Oktobafest promises an unforgettable celebration of the region’s rich cultural tapestry.

The organisers have finally released the artistes’ line-up for East Africa’s ultimate beer festival.

Promising an unforgettable month-long cultural celebration across the region, the festival organised by East African Breweries has unveiled a star-studded line-up of artists who will light up stages across South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda and culminate with a finale on October 28 in Kenya.

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The festivities, which have been going on locally across different counties, will see them break new ground in East Africa and kick off the regional festivities in Juba, South Sudan, on October 21, where audiences will be entertained by Tanzanian sensation Harmonize, who will be joined by South Sudan’s John Frog – known for his electrifying music.

Ndovu Kuu, will also grace the stage, adding to the excitement of the evening.

In Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania on the same day, the event will continue with a different lineup that includes Uganda’s iconic performer, Jose Chameleone, Tanzania’s Ali Kiba, and Kenya’s Nyashinski, filling the festival with incredible musical performances.

In Kampala, Uganda, the following day, October 22, the festive will see Harmonize and Nyashinski join the stage again and be joined by Azawi from Uganda.

The festival will culminate in a grand finale, set for October 27-29 at Nairobi’s Ngong Racecourse, featuring Tanzania’s Diamond Platinumz, Nyashinski, and South Sudan’s John Frog.

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Apart from the headliners, the festival will also feature hundreds of other artistes from across East Africa, with the line-up expected to feature a wide range of performances as the festival commits to ensuring diversity and inclusion.

Speaking about the festivities, Marketing and Innovation Director at East Africa Breweries, Ann-Joy Michira, said that OktobaFest is a celebration of a unique East African identity, and this year’s artist line-up is a true testament to the diversity of musical talent in this region.

“We are thrilled to bring together such incredible talents from South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya and look forward to audiences being treated to unforgettable experiences across the region,” she said.

Besides the celebrations, this year’s festival aims to leave a positive impact across the region by offering an opportunity to over 500 vendors, artists, and event partners to showcase their products and services.

The festival is part of EABL’s continued efforts to connect with its consumers through shared passion points, reinforcing its commitment to creating value across all its propositions for sustained growth within the industry.

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