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Out of Town: Christmas Craft Fair, Dec. 19 2014 @ Vipingo Ridge

Christmas Fair
Date: December 19, 2014
Venue: Vipingo Ridge
Time: 11 am till late
Entry: KES 200

Proceeds of this event will go to Glads House Advocacy Programme to support imprisoned children in Mombasa

December 15, 2014 at 1:01 pm Leave a comment

Safaricom International Jazz Festival 2014: Exclusive Evening with Jimmy Dludlu, Dec. 5 2014 @ Kasarani Indoor Arena

Jimmy Dludlu in Kenya
Date: December 5, 2014
Venue: Kasarani Indoor Arena
Time: 6.30 for 7.30 pm
Tickets: KES 1000 advance and KES 1500 at the Gate

Curtain Raisers: Swahili Jazz Band

Main Act: Mozambique Afro Jazz Maestro – Jimmy Dludlu

All the proceeds generated will go to the Ghetto Classics.

November 17, 2014 at 7:24 pm Leave a comment

Charity Event in Aid of Palestinians in Gaza: A Note for a Smile, Nov. 27 2014 @ Lord Erroll – Runda

A note for a SmileA Note for a Smile: Music & Art to raise humanitarian aid for Palestinians in Gaza

The six-week conflict this summer left more than 1,870 dead and thousands injured, homeless, and traumatized. The conflict had a particularly devastating toll on Gaza’s youngest and most vulnerable. Many of the affected children have suffered serious injuries that cannot be treated in Gaza due to limited medical capacity caused by the ongoing blockades, and others suffer from severe traumatic disorders. They need our solidarity and support.

A group of us working in various humanitarian and development capacities in Nairobi have decided to organize a charity event to encourage the community to contribute to the work of Palestinian health institutions to restore dignity and hope to the Palestinians in Gaza.

All funds raised during the evening will go towards supporting the activities of Makassed Hospital in Jerusalem, as well as to the Gaza Mental Health Community Center.

During the event we will hold a silent art auction showcasing a number of world-class artists from the contemporary East African art scene, who have kindly contributed their work to raising funds for this cause. The impressive line-up of artists includes Fitsum Behre Woldelibanos, Eltayeb Dawelbait, Michael Soi, Anthony Okello, Paul Onditi, Shabu Mwangi, John Silver, Justus Kyalo, Dennis Muraguri, Yassir Ali Mohammed, Mariantonietta Peru and Kamal Shah.

There will be music throughout the night with live sets from some of the best musicians in Nairobi who have accepted to perform for the cause, including Idd Aziz, Teto, Jahm, Afro Simba and Mutinda.

Designers’ fair (featuring Otenge, Chilly Mango, Madafu Moxie); a raffle with a chance to win exciting prizes; food and drinks (cash-bar), and more surprises await you…

Please note that your ticket number will be your registration number for the art auction.
Bids will be open from 17:00 to 21:00!

Date: 27 November 2014
Venue: Lord Erroll, Runda
Time: at 17:00
General Admission: KES 2000

For Tickets or to support the cause kindly get in contact with the following;
Inès Abdel Razek (UNEP): 0719 891 746
Isabell Kempf (UNEP)
Jason Jabbour (UNEP): 0710 682 332
Alexander Binns (UNOCHA) 0732391041

Also find more about the event on this Facebook event Page

NB: There will be a silent auction of inspiring North and East African Contemporary Art

All profits from the evening will be donated to the Makassed Charitable Hospital in Jerusalem and Gaza Community Mental Health Programme

November 13, 2014 at 11:41 am Leave a comment

Musical Performance: by Children of KAG, Spurgeons & Valley View Academy, Nov. 11 2014 @ Spurgeons School – Kibera

ANNO’S AFRICA & ONE FINE DAY would like to invite you to a musical performance by the children from KAG Academy, Spurgeons Academy and Valley View Academy on Tuesday, 11th November at 12 noon at Spurgeons school in Kibera.


The children will be demonstrating the skills that they have acquired during the Anno’s Africa intensive workshops and the One Fine Day weekly arts clubs.

ANNO’S AFRICA, was founded by Bee Gilbert and Andrew Birkin, in memory of their son, Anno, in 2006. The purpose of the UK registered charity is to give children in the poorest slums in Kenya, the chance to discover their as yet unexplored artistic potential and the opportunity to lead imaginative and self-determined lives.

Anno’s Africa, works in partnership with ONE FINE DAY e.V., an NGO founded by Marie Steinmann-Tykwer and Tom Tykwer in Berlin in 2008. These two charities, have combined forces in a programme which offers intensive creative workshops for children and young people living in the Nairobi slums of Kibera and Mathare.

More then 700 participants are free to choose from various arts disciplines, according to their preferences: traditional and contemporary dance, ballet, drama, creative writing/storytelling, music, circus skills, and visual arts. European mentors teach side by side with Kenyan artists and performers, who then continue the lessons in once weekly arts clubs, for the rest of the year.

Continuity is at the heart of the philosophy and commitment from ONE FINE DAY e.V. and ANNO’S AFRICA. With regard to these weekly art clubs, as the firm belief is that young artistic talents should evolve constantly. And these regularly scheduled classes give the children, who live such difficult and challenging lives, an exciting bright spot once a week. Currently 24 such creative weekend clubs are taking place in all disciplines through out the year.

The positive results are unequivocal and the children are all making significant progress not only in the arts but in their academic achievements as well. And all of these talented kids are finding not only self-confidence but also great joy in their lives through their new found artistic skills and the development of their imaginations.

November 10, 2014 at 1:32 pm Leave a comment

Out of Town: Toto Africa Charity Ride, Nov. 2 2014 @ Forty Thieves – South Coast

Toto Afrika Charity Ride
Date: November 2, 2014
Venue: Forty Thieves
Time: at 6.30 am

Start forty thieves -> base titanium -> finish kwale town
Information and registration: info@totoafrika.org – 020 25 64 221 – 0734 098 716

Organized by toto afrika & pwani cycling club

October 29, 2014 at 11:49 am Leave a comment

Marathon: Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon 2014, Oct. 26 2014 @ Nairobi


for more info check the marathon website

October 24, 2014 at 12:39 pm Leave a comment

Premier: Classical Dinner Series feat Performance by Mark Obama Ndesandjo, Oct. 18 2014 @ the Intercontinental Hotel

Classical Dinner JPEG Poster
The Sterling Quality Company Limited invites you to the premier edition of the Classical Dinner Series, to be held at the Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi on Saturday 18th October, 2014 from 7:00 pm.

This cabaret event will among other musical pieces, feature a piano performance by Mark Obama Ndesandjo, accompanied by the Nairobi Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Julia Nankinga Luvai and will be hosted by Michael Oyier.
Mark will also be launching his new book “An Obama’s Journey” accompanied by his wife. Patrons of the Classical Dinner Series will receive complimentary copies of the book and also have an opportunity to meet Mark and get their books autographed by him.

Proceeds will be in aid of the Mark Obama Foundation arts and music project for disadvantaged children in Kenya. To read more about Mark, check out

Come enjoy good food, good music and great company. Make your booking by calling Emily on +254 753 480 501 or e-mail

October 7, 2014 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

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