First Edition Of Trace Made In Africa Festival Heading To Porto This Summer

Global media network Trace and event promoter Apollon announced the first ever edition of a brand new experience and festival, Trace Made In Africa, taking place on June 24-26, in Porto, Portugal.

It will feature big and emerging names in Afrobeats, dancehall and rap, including Fireboy DML, Tiwa Savage, NSG, Wani and TAYC, Yemi Alade, Mr. Eazi, Stonebwoy, Adekunle Gold and more, with appearances by DJ de HENRIE and the Show Dem Camp duo.

The festival which will take place on the lush banks of the Douro River in Porto, Portugal, with an eye-catching view of the iconic iron bridge designed by a disciple of Gustave Eiffel, will host 72 hours of non-stop fun and celebration that will continue from the main stage to the vibrant nightlife of the city.

With Afrobeats-themed happy hours supported by local clubs and boat parties that will dock at the venue, “Trace Made In Africa” will offer tailored experiences, including poolside parties with stunning views and helicopter rides over the ocean, that will reinforce pride and appreciation for Afro-Caribbean culture.

Launched in 2003, Trace is a global platform for Afro-Urban entertainment and youth empowerment. Trace’s audiovisual, digital and content activities reach 350 million people in 180 countries. In the UK, Trace offers 3 leading music TV channels: TRACE Vault, TRACE Hits and TRACE Xmas (pop-up channel), distributed on Sky.

In addition, Trace is an expert in urban music, ultra-popular with youth in Africa and a leader in the Afro-urban segment in Europe, the Americas, the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean.

For 19 years, Trace has been promoting Afro-Urban artists and cultures around the world. The joint expertise of Apollon and Trace will bring to the world – in the heart of Porto – an exclusive experience that celebrates creators and lovers of culture and music of African origin. Don’t miss it!

Purchase your tickets for the festival here.


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