The Gidi Culture Festival is back and better than ever. Festival organisers, Eclipse Live Africa, announce the first lineup of artists, hosts and DJs for the event, which will be taking place on Saturday, April 4th, 2015 at Eko Atlantic, Lagos, Nigeria.
Camera, Lights, Action! This year, the GCFest stage will be lit up with the biggest acts from across the continent. The Gidi Culture Festival’s first line up includes; Mr. Incredible himself, M.I., SDC, Waje, Yemi Alade, Falz, Ghana’s EL, Kenya’s Victoria Kimani, Rwanda’s Urban Boyz (Rwandair ambassadors) and the Congo’s Awilo who will entertain festivalgoers killer music on the main stage. Temi Dollface, Ebisan and Kenya’s Sauti Sol will be lighting up the live stage. DJ Neptune, DJ Lambo and South Africa’s DJ Gino Brown will bring the beats while hosts N6 and Taymi B joined by UK Comedian Eddie Kadi, keep the show moving along smoothly. This is just the beginning, as the GCFest’s second lineup of hosts, DJ’S and artists will be announced in the coming weeks.
During the day at the GCFest, The Melting Pot, an African food court, will offer festivalgoers an opportunity to indulge in dishes from across Nigeria. Other day activities include beach sports, Fayrouz art installations and a FunZone.
The GCFest is presented by Eclipse Live, along with this year’s main sponsors; Lagos State, Eko Atlantic and Diamond Bank. Adding to the festival experience will be; Easy Taxi, which will provide discounted rides to festival goers, Jovago.com, providing discounted room and board, Chisco, providing bus service to and from the event grounds and Rwanda Air supporting the safe travels of GCFest’s East African talent. The Gidi Culture Festival’s partner list is unbeatable – Guiding festivalgoers from what to wear to the festival, how to get there, where to stay and what to do, GCFest has its attendees taken care of.
More partners and information on giveaways and goodies, along with the second lineup of artists, DJs and hosts, will be revealed in the upcoming weeks
Festival organisers; Eclipse Live Africa, are bringing a world quality music festival to the youth of Africa. Head of Talent for The Gidi Culture Festival, Asa Asika says, “Following the success of last year’s maiden edition, booking the talent for this year has been a breeze. Our artists have an understanding of what we’re building and see the opportunity to express themselves, through their music not only in front of thousands but also alongside their peers from across the continent. We’re giving our audience a super diverse lineup this year with a great range of performers, musicians, DJs and dancers. With the continent on one stage, it will be a great show with amazing vibes. On April 4th, we’re making history. Clear your calendars”.
Last year’s edition of the GCFest brought 4,500 festivalgoers to Elegushi Beach where they enjoyed both daytime activities and music from the Nigeria’s best artists and DJs. With a new location, a reinvigorated lineup, and an unbeatable list of partners, the GCFest promises to be the biggest beach festival on the continent of Africa. GCFest 2015 is simply not to be missed!
Tickets will go on sale beginning March 1st via gidiculturefestival.com and will also be available for purchase at Diamond Bank branches nationwide.
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About Gidi Culture Festival | gidiculturefestival.com
The Gidi Culture Festival was founded by Chin Okeke, Teme Banigo and Bimbo Shittu with the intention of providing live, affordable, accessible entertainment to the African youth. Realizing that the demand for quality entertainment is not class specific, GCFest works to break down socioeconomic barriers with an entertainment offering that appeals to youth-minded individuals. This platform curates and represents African talent with the goal of exporting GCFest into foreign markets by 2018.