Rwandan legend in traditional music, Cecile Kayirebwa is one of artists that were chosen to entertain locals and their relatives who live abroad during the concert xpected to be held at Gikondo Expo ground on 22nd Dec 2017.
Other famous invited artist we can state the Burundian Kidumu Kibido who called himself Kibuganizo.
Rwanda updates Boss, Kagabo Jacques, confirms the authenticity of this information and says that Rwanda updates as an organizational group,have chosen Cecile and Kidumu because they all well known in Rwanda.
He says: “Cecile is a super star who is considered to be Rwandans upcoming artists’ role model. Kidumu is also popular here in Rwanda since many years ago.”
Rwanda Konnect Gala concert is believed to be very pleasant since people will enjoy live music.
In this concert people who will pay 10,000 Rwf will be able to attend, and their seats will be anywhere in the ground, and those who will pay 20,OOO Rwf will be seated in VIP places. You can even pay 200,000 Rwf to be able to seat on the same table only when you are 8 persons. Come one come all.
Cécile Kayirebwa (born 22 October 1946) is a Rwandan singer. She brought her family up in Belgium, but she has toured and published albums. She is known for singing about Rwanda. She sued Rwandan radio stations in 2013 for failing to pay her royalties.
Kayirebwa was born in Kigali in 1946. Both of her parents were enthusiastic singers and she would sing pop songs that she had heard sung by Johnny Hallyday, Stevie Wonder and France Gall. She joined a group who were broadcast by Radio Rwanda whilst she was still a child. She had a happy childhood and she trained to become a welfare officer. Meanwhile her singing developed into composing where she built on her study of traditional Rwandan music. She notably wrote songs in praise of the Rwandan Queen Rosalie who was a benign ruler.
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