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Dua Lipa's father launches festival in Kosovo, singer to headline it

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has announced that her father, Dukagjin Lipa, has set up a music festival in her home country

The 22-year-old will headline the three-day SunnyHill Festival in her hometown of in to try and put the country "on the map culturally".

"So proud of my dad @dukagjinlipa who had an idea and a dream and is doing exactly what he said he would. Id like to think I got some of my persistence and hunger from both my parents who have showed me that hard work will always shine through," the wrote on while sharing the poster on the festival.

The 'IDGAF' hitmaker was born in to Albanian parents from Kosovo, who had left Pristina, in the 1990s.

"He had an idea to create a festival in Prishtina, Kosova with lots of international and home acts to really help put Kosova on the map culturally. We have been so lucky to have all our friends join us for one of the most fun and musically diverse line-ups in the region," she added.

The festival will run over the August 10-12 and will also feature surprise headliner, which is hinted to be "the #1 DJ in the world".

"festival is coming this summer to Germia Park and 25 per cent of all ticket proceedings are going to the Foundation to aid the youth of Kosova in creative arts. I'm so excited to head down a few days prior to the festival to do some work with the charity and visit my hometown! Tickets are available via !! See you there!" Lipa said.

Other artistes to feature in the festival are Action Bronson, R&B Grace Carter, SG Lewis, Bondax, and local talent and his

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First Published: Tue, June 19 2018. 14:05 IST