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Africa Day Celebrations: Concerts Where You Can Turn Up

From the virtual to the socially-distanced physical, here are three major concerts taking place this Africa Day which feature a host of musical talent.

It's the 58th anniversary of Africa Day! While the world has changed vastly over the past year, as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the celebrations continue. An annual honouring and spotlighting of African history, heritage and talent, this year's theme is "Arts, Culture And Heritage: Levers for Building the Africa We Want." If you're looking for a few events to tune into today where you can just turn up, here are three major concerts which feature a plethora of African talent including Davido, Yemi Alade, Azawi, Blxckie, Cleo Ice Queen and more.
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In Photos: Back To The City Over The Years

These images by photographer Tseliso Monaheng capture special moments from the South African hip-hop and street culture festival Back To The City, which would be taking place today on Freedom Day, were it not for the global pandemic.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an undeniable effect on a significant portion of the world's population. When surveying creative industries, it's live music in particular that has been hardest hit.

Back To The City, the Mecca of South African hip-hop and street culture, has been taking place annually on April 27, since its inception in 2007. The date is a public holiday, Freedom Day which commemorates the first democratic elections of 1994 which led to the ANC taking on power and Nelson Mandela inaugurated as the country's first Black president.

Read: In Photos: Back To The City 2019

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