Stonebwoy and Burna Boy to headline Afrochella Festival 2022
Culture Management Group has announced that Award-winning Nigerian Afrobeat/Afro-Fusion artiste Burna Boy and Ghana’s iconic Reggae-Dancehall musician, Stonebwoy has been billed as the headliners for Afrochella Festival 2022.
This historic event will take place at El Wak Stadium in Accra, Ghana, on December 28th and 29th.
The two-day music extravaganza also features Afrobeat stars such as Fireboy, Kidi, Ayra Starr, Medikal, DJ Juls, and DJ Loft, as well as over 50 vendors, including 15 fashion, beauty, and arts merchants. Afrochella will also feature 35 food vendors serving cuisines from across the continent, as well as introduce attendees to the “Afrocanteen,” an exclusive culinary event like no other.
This year’s festival theme is “AfroFuturism” a term coined to celebrate the past and present of the African diaspora while also providing an optimistic outlook on the next generation’s future.
“As we embark on another year of celebrating African culture, Afrochella will bring “Afrofuturism” to life through our core elements of music, art, fashion and food,” said Abdul Karim Abdullah, CEO & Co-Founder of Afrochella. “We will explore the endless possibilities of what “Afrofuturism” could look like in 2022 and beyond.”
The Afrochella Expo at Afrochella House will begin on December 18th and run through December 31st, preceding the festival’s music component. Wellness sessions, screenings, and panel discussions in the fields of culture, technology, health, sustainability, music, and art will be part of this fully immersive experience. Events such as the Rising Star Challenge, Fashion Night Out, The New Year’s Celebration x PVO, and many others are open to creatives from all over the world.
As one of Ghana’s most celebrated cultural moments, we have the exciting challenge of bringing 20,000 visitors to the country this year, said Kenny Agyapong Jr., COO & Co-Founder of Afrochella.
“We plan to not only achieve this goal but to make Ghana the premier destination for all travelers around the world.”