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World Cup Kick Off Concert

On the eve of the World Cup, South Africa throws its biggest party ever to celebrate the greatest football show on earth.

This historic concert, the largest entertainment event ever seen on the African continent, takes place before a capacity audience of 30,000 at Soweto's Orlando Stadium.

It brings together the universal passions of football and music, and the glittering line-up features international and African artists including Alicia Keys, Angelique Kidjo, Amadou and Mariam, Black Eyed Peas, John Legend, Shakira, Soweto Gospel Choir, The Parlotones and Vusi Mahlasela.

Football legends from the past and present host the event, which is set to be a dazzling curtain-raiser for the world's most prestigious football tournament.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 11 Jun 2010 00:20


Role Contributor
Executive ProducerElaine Paterson
ProducerVictoria Simpson