Essence Festival Invades Durban

Fun was had at South Africa’s first Essence festival held on the coastal city of Durban over the past week. The festival closed off with a gospel concert on Sunday featuring international & local gospel stars such as Mary Mary,Dumi Mkostad, Think Zungu, Zanele Mbokazi, Andile kaMajola and many more.

The festival also brought a lot of American actors, R&B and pop artists to our shores where they shared the stage with some of Africa’s best talent. After more than 20 years of success in New Orleans in USA, the Essence Festival has stretched it’s wings to us here in Africa as well.

Sources say the festival has launched a three-year partnership with eThekwini Municipality to host the Essence Festival in Durban, South Africa, in 2016 and 2017. If you missed it this year do not fret you will have an opportunity to be part of the festival next year too.

The festival was six days long where it promoted business, arts, culture, empowerment, fashion ,information sharing and also show cased the african lifestyle in modern Africa.