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3.17.2010

Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas and Shakira to perform in the World Cup Opening Ceremony

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FIFA and the South Africa World Cup organization comitee is planning a huge concert the previous day to the kick off. And many mega-stars will be present: Alicia Keys, Juanes, Shakira, Black Eyed Peas and John Legend are roumored to sing that day.

This super concert also will show famous African artists like singer Vusi Mahlasela and Malian Amadou and Mariam.

In a very wise statement, FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke promoted the concert by saying that it would celebrate the unifying power of soccer and music.

Lucas Radebe, a former african footballer currently part of the organization team, said: "I believe these historic events will go a long way towards uniting the people of our rainbow nation in our nation. We must remember that music and sports are the lifeblood of African culture, so to mix up these great things for our epic World Cup will be a true celebration for the African continent".

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