The second edition of the Noite das Strelas festival, which is organized by SCCR, the producers of Cape Verdean beer Strela, kicks off tonight, December 14, in Praia. Senegalese superstar Youssou Ndour (photo), Antillean zouk legends Kassav and Dutch-Cape Verdean band Livity are the main highlights of the event, which will take place on Gamboa beach.
Over the course of two days, Gamboa beach will feature a constellation of Cape Verdean and international stars.
Tonight, Praia-based funaná band Ferro Gaita will open the concert, followed by Cape Verdean-Portuguese hip hop artist Boss AC and zouk legends Kassav.
On Saturday, December 15, the evening will open with various local zouk performers, followed by Cape Verdeans Kalú di Brava and Djudja, Senegal’s Youssou Ndour and Holland-based Cape Verdean pop band Livity.
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