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KIGALI UP FESIVAL

Ishyo has been a partner of this unique outdoor music festival which brings together, every year since 2011, world-renowned artists from different horizons for live shows, organizes workshops for local aspiring artists, while creating a fun-filled family event with crafts sale, a children’s corner, a beer and food garden, etc.

Over the years, this music festival has featured world music, reggae, funk, blues, hip hop and root artists from around the globe.

In July 2015, the festival welcomed artists from Kenya, United States of America, Uganda and Rwanda. More than 3000 people attended this year edition.

The festival initiated “sound check series” concert each trimester to introduce new voices and artists to the Rwandan audience. Artists from US, Mali and Ethiopia performed in 2014.