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News: *FOCUS AFRICA MUSIC FESTIVAL 2017 Final Lineup and LIMITED EARLY BIRDS *SPRING TIME @KATAKATA 132 Brixton Hill *This Saturday OSUNLADE & BODDHI SATVA *MONEY MOB Launch


Focus SPRING/SUMMER Tour 2017
 
 
*TAHA Peace and Leadership Ambassador Awards 2016 Nominated
 *Winner: Outstanding Achievement - Africa 4U Awards 2015
*Nominee: Ebony Business Recognition (EBR) 2014 
*Nominee: True African Awards: Community Leader 2014 & Best Promoter of Culture 2014
*Nominee Life Changers Awards 2013, Arts Champion
*winner: BEFFTA AWARDS 2013 Best Events Promoter
*Nominee: BEFFTA AWARDS 2012 Best Events Promoter
 
   
                                                              
What you stay focused on will grow.
 
Roy Bennett
 
 
 
    Focus Africa Music Festival 2017 
  Focus Africa Music Festival 2017
Very limited £20 Early birds almost sold out.
Grab yours before the price goes up

 

Focus Africa Music Festival 2017 is a brand new multicultural musical showcase in the heart of London, at RichMix, East London’s No1 independent arts venue.Over 40 Artists/Musicians/DJs from Congo, Senegal, Zimbabwe, UK, Ireland, Cameroon, Mozambique, St Lucia, Ghana, and Mauritius

Welcome to our very own first music festival ever with the best line-up that we could have dreamt of.
 
Thanks to everyone who supported our Crowdfunding campaign and help our dream come true.
 
 
LINEUP
 
KANDA BONGO MAN  
(The pioneer of Soukous Music – Congo)
 
NATTYAcoustic (UK) 
(Vibes and Pressure UK Acoustic tour)
 
DENNIS BOVELL / Dubmaster
(The legend of Reggae/Dub – UK) 
 
JOSH OSHO presents Meloki Hope
Acoustic (Soul - uk)
 (Vibes and Pressure UK Acoustic tour)
 
HARARE  
(Mbira, Marimba – Zimbabwe)
 
MUNTU VALDO
(Sawa Blues – Cameroon)
 
KADIALLY KOUYATE
(Kora – Senegal)
 
KASAI MASAI
(Soukous – Congo)
 
NATIVE SUN
(Hip Hop – UK/Mozambique/St Lucia)
 Watch video and listen

LINO VERSACE
(Coupe' Decale' - Ivory Coast)
 Watch video and listen 

DJs

T-Roy on the set
(Broadcite – UK/Ghana)
Snuff
(Ireland)
Ritu
(UK)
Debbie
(UK)
Africathy
(UK)
Volta 45
(UK/Ghana)
Soul Provider
(UK)
Jamie Renton
(UK)
JP Kairo
(Mauritius)
Focus Africa Music Festival 2017
 
 
RICH MIX LONDON
35-47 Bethnal Green Road,
London Shoreditch E1 6LA

 Thanks to:

 
 
Crowdfunder logo
 
 
 
 
Spring Time
@KATAKATA
Vegan/Vegetarian
Art space in Brixton
Katakata 132 Brixton Hill
 
Come and try the delicious gallettes and crepes with freshly pressed fruit juice.
 
 
Taste some good wines listening to some live acoustic music:
Soul, Blues, Jazz, Soukous, Reggae, Kora, Marimba and many more...
 
Join the Facebook event page for all the updates:SPRING @KATAKATA
 
Saturday 22nd April 5.30pm
By popular demand: BEL JEANNOT (Acoustic Soukous/Rumba - Congo)
 
 
christ wines
Check Website here
  
Check the amazing review on The New York Times HERE
 
 
 
Like the Facebook page: KATAKATA
 
KATAKATA
132A Brixton Hill
London, SW2 1RS, United Kingdom
 
 
 
This Saturday
Two LEGENDS IN TOWN
 
OSUNLADE & BODDHI SATVA
Osunlade and Boddhi
 
 
 
12th Screen Nation Film and Television Awards 2017
SUNDAY 7th MAY
Screen Nation Awards 2017
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12th Screen Nation Film & Television Awards 2017
++++The Black Carpet Showbiz Event of the Season++++

VIP INVITATIONS £100 (VIP), £20 (After Party incl complimentary welcome champagne)
Use Promo Code FOCUSVIP
http:// www.screennationawards2017. eventbrite.co.uk/ 

The Screen Nation Awards dubbed by the media as ‘theBlack Bafta's’ is Europe’s definitive benchmark for black talent in film and television. The Awards attracts the cream of British and international stars and has long stood as a unique indicator of recognition for the best diverse talent working in global media today. For over a decade Screen Nation Awards has been known as a celebration of and commitment to diversity like no other.

The 12th edition takes place on Sunday 7th May in the newly multi-million pound refurbished surroundings of Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel and is hosted by a soon to be announced TV favorite. This year’s leading international honoree is enigmatic Ivorian European acting titanISAACH DE BANKOLE star of many classic independent American and African movies as well as huge Hollywood blockbusters. A unique talent working in today's industry. 
 
The 2017 ceremony is guaranteed to feature the very best of the black British film & TV scene alongside established stars from the worlds of sport, music, fashion media and entertainment. As usual former Olympic champions, Premiership footballers, Grammy winners, Supermodels and many other top internationally recognized star names will be among the surprise guest presenters bringing added glamour to the night.

We cannot do this without you our loyal and dedicated lovers of film & TV and as always you are invited to be part of the magic. So lets all hit the Red Carpet and join together for an exclusive cocktail Reception, then dine on a sumptuous 3 course African Caribbean Banquet engineered by award winning master Chef Collin Brown accompanied by champagne and the finest wines and beverages from around the world. All followed by the glitzy 12th Screen Nation Awards 
Ceremony and sensational After Party featuring high quality music entertainment from MOBO award winning artists, the finest club and radio DJ's plus PA's by some of the UK's hottest new music talent.

Come join us and celebrate with the stars on what promises to be the Black Carpet Showbiz event of the awards season and dont forget you will also be helping us raise money for our nominated charity the 100 Black Men of London.

FULL VIP INVITATIONS 
£100 (VIP), £20 (After Party incl complimentary welcome champagne)
Use Promo Code FOCUSVIP


http:// www.screennationawards2017. eventbrite.co.uk/ 

INFO & UPDATES
www.screennation.com / 07741 281 650 (text only)

PARTNERS
BBC | British Film Institute | Tama Ra Event Designers | Medea Vodka | Scene TV | New African Woman | Melan Mag | Latenda Hair | Francesca Adjei Entertainment Publicist | Focus Organization | Embassy de Cote d'Ivoire | Pink Hippo PR | Luster Products Inc | Miss Caribbean VIP Hostessing | Elcees | Park Plaza Riverbank | Favour Catering | Chef Collin Brown | Mary Martin London | Patrick Dabra Designs
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Screen Nation Awards 2017
 
 
MONEY MOB Launch
Money Mob launch
 
 
 
 
Focus Organization is a group of dynamic London-based music promoters that brings together international musicians – afrobeat, soukous, ska, hiphop and reggae artists – to create a series of culturally enriching events, putting the spotlight on music from the African diaspora and edutainment through the arts.
 
We're always looking for music to promote, so if you have any suggestions, or would like to get involved, please drop us a line.
 
Thanks for reading.
Team Focus
   
Focus Organization is a Limited Company registered in England and Wales. Company Number: 7527948
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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