EDGES AND DRINKS 2022
Edges & Drinks is THE curly event of the year.
To our knowledge, it's the first of its kind in Scandinavia; a hair show solely honouring and celebrating afro-textured hair and the culture and history behind it.
The show and the program feature beautiful curls, braids and accessories, styled by
award winning textured hair specialist; Natalie Beckford
Norway based Colombian designer, turban and headwear expert; Miss Balanta
makeup educator and beauty creator; Gisella Fransisca,
just to name a few.
Fotobyline: Eva Rose
We are proud to announce that Sisi Sumbundu will be hosting Edges and Drinks 2022.
Sisi released her first single "Stay" in 2011 and it became a big summer hit and was frequently played all over the world! Followed by multiple TV appearances in popular TV shows and competitions like Eurovision song contest in 2011, "Stjernekamp" on NRK in 2012, and "Hver gang vi møtes" in 2021. to mention a few. In 2014, she released her debut Since her critically acclaimed debut album "Don't Fall In Love" Sisi has mainly worked as an actress and has played in major shows such as "Hair", "Snøfall", "Så som i himmelen" at Oslo Nye Teater and is currently in the musical "Sister Act" at Chateau Neuf this autumn 2022.
Sisi has had a long career on stage and in the spotlight. She excels with her distinctive voice, which you easily recognize when you hear it. She playfully navigates through genres and harmonies, both as a musician and as a host, with great confidence.
We are grateful to have her lead us through the historical event that is Edges and Drinks.
Fotobyline: Hinda Fahre
Beryl Diane is one half of the dj duo Jozi Nights.
The Scandinavian based Southern African raised sister friends Beryl Diane and Primrose Hiyalwa Blohm came together on this musical journey back in 2015. They have been introducing homegrown electronic music to the minimalist club scene of Scandinavia and abroad ever since.
Beryl Diane however, has been a strong ambassador for electronic music that is deeply influenced by African rhythms since 2010. Her uplifting presence and passion for the music she loves is contagious - both on and off stage.
Through Jozi Nights, Beryl Diane and Primrose have spread their love for music to clubs and festivals across Scandinavia and South Africa, including the 2018 Way Out West festival in Gothenburg, 2018 Oslo World festival, 2019 ADE and various parties in Southern Africa.
At Edges and Drinks, you can expect a musical celebration of Afro House, Gqom and Amapiano.
Fotobyline: Markus Mjaaland
Performance by the rising soul musician EHI that many of you might recognize from the most harmonic commercials in the history of FINN.no.
EHI's breakthrough as a solo artist came with his debut album “Toni Braxton” in 2020. The album was immediately a Norwegian RnB favourite and was nominated for the Norwegian Grammy Spellemann prisen in the same year.
Between the performance, mingles, press wall and media room visits there will be DJ music, delicious Senegalese bbq served by Njokobok and of course signature drinks in the bar.
With the support of our wonderful partners and sponsors, you will be receiving an exclusive goodie bag valued at around NOK 3 000,- at your departure from Edges & Drinks 2022.