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A brand-new experience and festival! – Trace Made In Africa in Portugal | @tracemadeinafrica

“The biggest ever celebration of afro-urban music & culture” is set to take place in Porto, Portugal…🙀🙀

A brand-new experience and festival, Trace Made In Africa takes place across 3 hot days of summer from 24 to 26 June 2022, in Porto, Portugal. 

The event brings Portugal some of the biggest and emerging names in Afrobeats, Dancehall and Rap including Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage, Mr Eazi and all the artists you’ll discover in Detty December across Africa. 

The festival will take place on the lush Douro riverbank in Porto, Portugal, with a view of the emblematic iron bridge designed by a disciple of Gustave Eiffel. 

Iron Bridge in Porto

Trace Made In Africa will host 72 hours of non-stop fun and celebration that will continue from the main stage, down to the vibrant nightlife of the city. Pulsating through Afrobeat themed after parties supported by local clubs and boat parties that will dock at the venue. 

As we watch the sun set on the “Covid years”, travel insurance is still recommended or purchase tickets with a credit card for even more protection. Sign up for the ticket announcement on the Trace Made in Africa website. 

Trace Made In Africa will have tailored experiences including pool parties with astonishing views and helicopter rides over the ocean each elevating the pride & appreciation for the Afro-Caribbean culture. 

With news that the Nottinghill Carnival will be back this year too, 2022, will be a year of celebrating, black culture and enjoyment! 

Speaking on the inspiration behind Trace Made In Africa, Olivier Laouchez, co-founder and executive chairman of Trace says  

“Nothing can replace a live experience to feel the power of the African and Caribbean artists and cultures.” 

Launched in 2003, Trace is a global platform for afro-urban entertainment and youth empowerment. 

Trace’s audio-visual, content and digital activities engage with 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. 



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