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Mahmoud Ahmed brings his Elvis-influenced sound to the Hullugeb Festival.

Shlomo Gronich (right) and the Sheba choir will close the festival.
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If you’re looking for some stirring African vibes, then this year’s Hullugeb Festival should be right up your alley.

The week-long program, which opens for business at the Jerusalem Theater on Thursday (December 19), and takes place under the auspices of Confederation House, is chock-full of musical offerings that span an expansive spectrum – from shake-a-leg dub system and reggae shows to emotive acoustic spots and much betwixt, and an international megastar to get the whole thing going.

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