The thirtieth Couleur Café festival will probably be opening in the sunshine this Friday.
Brussels will soon be moved to Sunday into the Wild rhythms of music from throughout the world: reggae, hip-hop and dancing in the Parc d’Osseghem’s lush setting, at the foot of the Atomium.
Venues, pubs, food stalls bringing flavors from all over the world, huge hammocks and light shows — that which is about to welcome festival-goers.
As in preceding decades, the organisers have chosen for musical eclecticism with big names along with fresh and intimite combos due to appear. The emerging queen scene looks set to appreciate a beautiful showcase.
This Friday, Sean Paul shares the Surface of the invoice with Nigerian rapper Wizkid and Australian Xavier Rudd. After a few sell-out concerts last year at the AB, the antipodean surfer is time for cast his spell on the public with his left wing tinged with folk.
Festival goers will also be able to count on hearing the afro-beat of Kokoroko or notably the cumbia of manhunter Yegros to heat up.
The Majority of the Belgian groups will take over on Saturday with, Amongst Others, Veence Hanao & The Motel, the Niveau 4 (XXL) collective, Laeken rapper Hamza, and also the Bombataz Crazies. A routine at the festival, Malian Salif Keita will distil”his golden voice” on the main point, whilst gentle man and Craig David will finish the dancing music.
Finally on Sunday,” Amapranoia, Tiken Jah Fakoly, both the pros of Groundation and also Goran Bregovic, a worthy representative of music by the Balkans, will probably likely be on the Different phases before Lauryn Hill’s amazing performance.
For the thirtieth anniversary of this festival, an open-air exhibition will return within the biggest performers who have performed there.
“Sales have gone faster this year; nevertheless, it could be that the festival goes ahead as a sellout,” spokesman Denis Corbisier confirmed.
While the temperature should again top 30 rates on Saturday, the organisers have been proactive in avoiding heat-related problems. Festival goers can bring their own water bottles and refill them free of charge at several festival locations; bottled water is going to be the same price it is in security and shops things will be found nearly everywhere. The Red Cross will also be attending festival-goers’ safety and sun cream will be offered by various details.
To get into the festival, festival-goers may use the”eventpass” coding in their tickets for a freeride on STIB public transport. Additionally, it allows half-price train travel.