DJ Cuppy Operates In The World Music Day Celebration In Abuja,Theme’Live Music Together’

The Lovers of music converged in Abuja on Saturday/Sunday to join in the celebration of the annual World Music Day.
The annual World Music Day is celebrated in over 460 cities in 110 countries in the world and was marked in Abuja with funfair at the French Institute.
The idea of the World Music Day was born in France, where the first all-night music celebration marked the beginning of the summer solstice, which took place in 1982 in Paris.
Miss Alice O’Reilly, a Cultural Programme Officer at the Institute français du Nigeria, said that this festival has become an international phenomenon celebrated on the same day World-wide.
“This year’s theme is: “Live Music Together’ which aims at a large audience, working to popularise musical practice for young and old people from all social backgrounds.
“It gives an opportunity to communicate and share a very special moment through music “Electronic Sounds capes Workshop’.
“In 2015, the Alliance française Lagos, the Institut français du Nigeria and the Goethe-Institut Nigeria organised a workshop in electronic music aimed at expanding the artistic range of Nigeria’s already booming music scene.
The workshop was set up within this context and aimed at fostering artistic interaction among German, French and Nigerian musicians in the area of non-mainstream, independent electronic music. (NAN)


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