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WHAT IS SONDEKA
When the calendar flips to 18th October 2014, the fun, creation, curation, innovaton, fun, games, music, dance amplify and take Nairobi by storm at the Sondeka Festival. ‘Sondeka’ is a Sheng (Kenyan urban colloquial) word meaning “to make” or “create”. And true creation will take place at the Ngong Race course from the 18thOctober, 4pm to 20th October 7pm 2014. Creative innovators from the arts, mechanics and technology field will converge and woo you with their creations. And show you just how dance, song, robots, applications, film, storytelling, photography, upcycling, fashion, animation and so much more are more than hobbies. It’s a weekend for the entire family to explore every craft create, curate, appreciate and participate till you drop.
Album Launch on the occasion of the Mombasa International Cultural Festival – Vol. 6 of the Spotlight on Kenyan Music series highlights the musical diversity from the Kenyan Coast.
Date: August 23, 2014
Venue: Mama Ngina Drive, Mombasa
Time: 3 pm
The album features a harmonious mix of original folk songs and traditional rhythms that are enriched with modern instrumentation, as well as contemporary songs that are the expression of a younger generation of artists. The compositions reflect a musical heritage that has been shaped by cross-cultural influences over many centuries.
This is the 6th Volume of the Spotlight on Kenyan Music project that continues to promote the living expressions of Kenyan communities by exploring musical traditions as a resource for innovation and creativity.
The Inaugural Kampala Art Biennale: Progressive Africa Aug. 2-31 2014 @ Uganda Museum, Nommo Gallery & Makerere Art Gallery
Find more info here
Date: August 2, 2014
Venue: Central Park
Time: from 10 am
Performance by: Sarabi, Suzannah Owiyo, Mejja and Dove Slimme
Join a parade through town from 10 am. Performances take place in the afternoon.