Facebook & Red Cross Host #AfricaTogether Virtual Concert

This Thursday and Friday, Facebook, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is hosting the #AfricaTogether virtual concert, a two-day festival on June 4th and 5th, featuring artists from across Africa to encourage continued vigilance against COVID-19.

AfricaTogether will include a festival with performances by artists such as Aramide, Ayo, Femi Kuti, Ferre Gola, Salatiel, Serge Beynaud, Patoranking, Youssou N’dour amongst many others, as well as a digital awareness campaign with prevention messages developed with Red Cross and Red Crescent health experts and targeting simultaneously Facebook users in 48 countries across sub-Saharan Africa.

The event will be streamed on Facebook Live on the 4th June in English and hosted by the Nigerian popular actor and comedian Basketmouth and in French on the 5th June by the renowned media personality Claudy Siar. To watch the live shows, viewers can tune in to the Facebook Africa page and Red Cross and Red Crescent Facebook pages.

To register and learn more about the artist lineup and how to tune in, please visit the Facebook event pages in English and in French.

Text excluding title courtesy Bellanaija

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