Tonight is the finale of the “Xeex Sibbiru” (“Fight Malaria”) Song Contest, led by international superstar Youssou Ndour. Senegal will declare the winner: the face not only of Senegal’s musical future but also of a country on the brink of ending malaria deaths for once and for all.
Check out MNM’s Kate Campana in Senegal handing out a “Celebrate Life: End Malaria” t-shirt and explaining how Sean Combs is hosting his White Party to help families in Senegal and across Africa end malaria deaths.
Kate’s speaking en francais, but you’ll get the gist…
MNM’s Martin Edlund reflects on the amazing “Xeex Sibbiru” concert in Pikine, Senegal this past weekend and gives an insider’s view to the concert itself—on his blog, Dakar Calling. Check out the blog and see a quick video clip below:
This Saturday some of Senegal’s finest musical talent will gather at a 30,000-seat stadium just outside of Dakar to celebrate Senegal’s fight against malaria and promote the upcoming national distribution of 2 million bed nets!