The Belgian singer Stromae canceled the concert he had to give Saturday Kinshasa following a “medical emergency” which necessitated his return to Europe.
Illustration. LP / Jean-Baptiste Quentin
The organizers are “sorry to cancel the concert” of Stromae which had to “return to Europe” for a “medical emergency,” said the press Alain Yav, director general manager of Pygma communication group. It is in the “Europe of yesterday (Thursday) morning,” said Mr. Yav, unable to specify the medical reasons why the musician from.
The concert scheduled for June 20 in Kigali (Rwanda) is however “maintained at this stage”, for his part, said the production company Auguri, which handles the singer.
Tickets will be refunded
Earlier, an employee Pygma had told the interpreter of “Papaoutai” had to cross the Congo River from Brazzaville in the morning, when it occurred Wednesday night, to regain Kinshasa. Thursday night Pygma had explained the delay in Kinshasa by the singer visa problems encountered by some technicians of his tour. Mr. Yav was not able to say whether the Stromae concert scheduled for June 20 in Kigali would be maintained.
Stromae Paul Van Haver real name, began on May 13 in Dakar an African tour that was to take him in eight cities. Kinshasa was the penultimate leg of his tour, which was to end in Rwanda, country of origin of his father. Pygma announced that tickets purchased in Kinshasa would be reimbursed.
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