Madrid, Spain – Last night, the first part of a three-day festival, was held in Madrid (Spain) to raise funds to fight AIDS in Africa. Produced by the
Nelson Mandela Foundation, the event is called festival 46664.
Raíces (Spanish Roots Night), the first part of the festival, was held on April 29. It featured top Flamenco acts such as José Mercé, La Tana, El Cigala, Pepe Habichuela, Pasión Vega, and Niña Pastori. Scheduled for today is Noche Pop (Spanish Pop night), and Sunday May 1st’s concert will be dedicated to soloists, including singer songwriters, pop singers and world music acts such as Galician piper Carlos Núñez and mestizo music sensation Carmen París.