Mara is a partner of the largest Afrobeats music festival in the world, Afro Nation Ghana

Mara, the pan-African digital finance ecosystem, has partnered with the world’s largest Afrobeats music festival, Afro Nation. Mara will be an official sponsor for Afro Nation Ghana 2022which takes place from 29th to 30th December in Accra at Marine Drive, Black Star Square.

The partnership is part of Mara’s goal to inspire young Africans to begin their journey to financial empowerment by introducing them to the Maraverse. Africans who want to gain free digital financial literacy can engage with the Maraverse before, during and after Afro Nation Ghana 2022.

Afro Nation Ghana 2022 is part of a leading global festival brand that brings together thousands of people in Africa with the diaspora in Europe, the United States and beyond, to celebrate African music and creative arts. Some of the world’s biggest stars to headline the highly anticipated music festival are Nigeria’s king of the party davidoamerican hip hop titan Meek Millthe legendary duo P-Square and the Ghanaian superstar of Afropop, dancehall and reggae stonebwoyamong others.

“With Africa having a population of more people under the age of 20 than anywhere in the world, Africa is seen as the future, and Africa’s future is young,” said said Chi Nnadi, co-founder and CEO. “At Mara, we are committed to supporting, investing and empowering the dreams of diverse Africans by providing the education, tools and resources needed to gain financial empowerment”

While commenting on the Afro Nation Ghana partnership, Susan Younis, Director of Marketing, said, “This collaboration provides a unique opportunity for Africans to learn more about the resources available. There’s nowhere more exciting to connect with Africans this holiday season than at the biggest and best Afrobeat celebration in the world.

With the growing demand for the imprint of African creative artists on the global stage, the Afro Nation Ghana festival will provide an outlet where people can express themselves, connect with like-minded people and dare to dream.

Afro Nation organizers have commented on the new partnership with Mara for Ghana 2022, saying “We are thrilled to work with such a forward-thinking partner in this space. Mara shares our passion for providing exciting opportunities for young people and aligning with our mission to build the future in Africa in meaningful and positive ways.

Other guest artists include Asake, Rema, Dadju, Adekunlé d’or, Kay, black sheriff, Kuami Eugene, Kidi, Kamo Mphela, Gyakie and Camidoh; with the Scorpion Kings, major league djz and Uncle Waffles as officiating DJs.

As the world witnesses the vibrant African creative scene through the music festival in December, more people will begin their journey to financial empowerment and learn how to build digital wealth in the Maraverse.

This partnership is part of Mara’s efforts to connect with and empower Africa’s thinkers and builders while highlighting the best of African culture as a point of passion at one of the biggest festivals. of music and entertainment from Africa, which crosses all the regions of the world.

With more of a mission than most regular festivals, the Afro Nation brand is the birth of a massive global gathering, uniting thousands of music lovers around the world with the goal of advancing the Afrobeats movement and building a sustainable platform for artists and creatives at the grassroots. Here to witness the hottest names in December, across multiple genres, Afro Nation Ghana seeks to foster even stronger ties to the continent across the globe, reconnecting, educating and creating, all while putting on a show .

About Mara

Mara is Africa’s premier digital finance ecosystem, empowering Africans to dream by leveraging blockchain to transform the social and economic future of African communities, countries and the continent. With digital finance, web3, and blockchain education as its focus, Mara is poised to train one million people and impact one billion lives in five years. Mara’s management team includes former executives from Amazon, PayPal, Uber, Apple, Multichoice, NBC Universal, Viacom, NVIDIA, Founders Bank, Rappi, and more.

About Afro Nation

By culture, for culture, Afro Nation is the largest Afrobeats festival in the world. Founded in 2019 with a mission to unite the diaspora and advance the Afrobeats movement across the world, Afro Nation returned in 2022 with three major festivals on three continents headlined by the biggest Afrobeats stars including Burna Boy. , Wizkid, Davido alongside the most exciting names from Amapiano, Dancehall, R&B and more. With events taking place at culturally significant sites in Portugal, Puerto Rico and Ghana, the Afro Nation experience is a unique celebration of music, dance, food, culture and more. .

Gerald R. Schneider