Africa Unite

Africa Unite

Africa Unite

Bob Marley

It’s official February has been declare the ‘Reggae Month’ and will be featuring the King of Reggae Bob Marley, throughout the month. The two main events that will be held are; Smile Jamaica/ Africa Unity Concert. And Africa Unity which is a celebration of the vision of Bob Marley.

On Bob Marley 60th Birthday February 6, African Unite, the film will have it’s world premiere at the Carib 5 Cinema the documentary features the Marley Family, 1 Threes and American actor Danny Glover and Angelique Kidjo.

The film is based on events before, during and after the Marley Family first trip to Ethiopia in 2005 for the twelve hour Africa Unit concert which was held in the capital city of Addis Ababa. Three hundred patrons from across the world joined the Marley family in celebration of the Reggae Kings Birthday.

The 2005 concert was based on the realization of an ambitious vision of unity that the Reggae King ‘Bob’ preached about when he performed at the new historic 1978 Zimbabwe concert.

The main persons in the film are; The Marley Boys, Marley’s Mothers Mrs. Bookers, UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador Jamaican Politician Dudley Thompson, Danny Glover, American signer Lauryn Hall, Bob Andy and signer Penny Afro. The granddaughter of Haile SelassieEmperor Haile Selassie Princess Mary will also make an appearance.

The concert will begin with traditional Nyabinghi drummers and dancers from Africa. The performers includes; the Marley Brothers, QUEEN IFRICAQueen Ifrika, Bunny Wailer, capletonCapleton, Tarrus Riley, Coco Tea, Black Uhuru, Two Face, 1 Threes and Rihanna and special tribute to the recently deceased African singer Lucky Dube.

The African Unite/ Smile Jamaica Concert will be held out side of Africa for the first time and it will be at James Bond Beach Oracabessa on Saturday February 23. According to Hamilton

‘There will be a lot of message in the music it’s the nature of both concerts to have positive vibes for Jamaica calling the people of Africa to UNITE.

Bob Marley

 

 

Africa Unite

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