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Tribal Chic 2014 – Accepting Designer Applications, Until Oct. 15 2014 @ Tribe

Tribal Chic 2014

Are you a fashion designer?

If the answer to this question is yes then you need to send in your application today [if you are interested in participating in Tribal Chic 2014]

The organizers of this fashion event are accepting designer applications till October 15th 2014.
What you need it to e-mail to with your portfolio. The organizers will then get back to you with the application details.

All the best!

View photo’s from Tribal Chic 2013 on pinterest

September 30, 2014 at 4:08 pm Leave a comment

Manga Workshop: Part of the Anime Festival, Oct. 5 2014 @ Japan Cultural Centre / Embassy of Japan

The details of the Manga Workshop are as follows:

Date: Sunday, 5th October 2014
Gates Open: 1:30pm
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Venue: Japan Information and Culture Centre (Embassy of Japan)

NB: Participants of this session are required to have drawing skills and the session itself will involve art work. Hence, those who have an interest in art are encouraged to register.

Materials to be used during the Manga Workshop will be provided. So as to get the most out of this session, be there on time.

To register for the Manga Workshop, email your full official name, phone number and ID Number to
Deadline for registration is Monday, 29th September 2014 at 4:00 pm.

September 26, 2014 at 2:22 pm Leave a comment

Kuona Trust Workshops in September and October 2014 @ Kuona Trust

Kuona Trust is pleased to present to you in the following workshops taking place at the art’s center in the months of September and October.

Joe Lukhovi, John Silver and Tonney Mugo will be taking you through the Photography, Print Making and Glass Making classes respectively.

See below details on charges and time schedules;

Print Making Workshop by artist John Silver
Dates: 17th Sept- 19th Sept 2014
Timings: 10.00 am – 3.00 pm
Charges: 3,000/= per person for the 3 days
Venue: Kuona Trust
Lunch shall be provided

Photography Workshop with Joel Lukhovi (Digital photography, Beginners class)
Dates: 20th Sept, 27th Sept, 4th Oct, 11th Oct 2014
Timings: 9.00 am- 1.00 pm
Charges: 4,000/= per person for the 4 days
Venue: Kuona Trust
Bring your own camera.

Tiffany: Glass Making Workshop with Tonney Mugo
Dates: 13th Oct- 17th Oct 2014
Timings: 10 am – 1.00 pm
Charges: 7,500/= for the 5 days
Venue: Kuona Trust

Interested participants to RSVP through email; or by calling 0721262326.

September 6, 2014 at 3:12 pm Leave a comment

Opportunity for Journalists, Writers and Photographers: Call for Citizen Journalists – Sauti ya Mtaa by Sept. 5 2014

An exciting new project dubbed Sauti ya Mtaa is calling on enthusiastic writers, journalists and photo or video journalists to express their interest by applying to be a member.

Sauti ya Mtaa is a project hosted at PAWA254, and funded by Making All Voices Count (MAVC), meant to highlight the fascinating stories about Nairobi’s slums and its neighborhoods which do not always get covered in the media.

Through this project, a strong network of citizen journalists will be built around Nairobi’s slums, with two different hubs located in Kibera and Kariobangi where journalists will have a free space to network and file their stories.

The project will also include training’s on journalism and a web platform where the citizen journalists will submit their stories and be remunerated.

Potential citizen journalists include journalists, writers and photographers.

How to Participate in this Project
Interested citizen journalists across the city should submit their curriculum vitas, cover letter and samples of written work for consideration.

Send your application to

Deadline to receive applications is 5th of September 2014

September 1, 2014 at 11:23 am Leave a comment

Opportunity: National Youth Orchestra of Kenya Invites New Applications, Applications Should be Sent by Sept. 1 2014

The National Youth Orchestra of Kenya invites new applications from young musicians aged 13 to 20 who can demonstrate commitment to music and leadership potential.
Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Monday 1st September 2014. Selected Applicants may be called to audition at Strathmore University in Nairobi on 6th or 7th September 2014. Previous applicants are allowed to re-apply if they had previously applied and auditioned before December 2013.

Full details and application forms are available from (+254 728 814703).

Anyone under the age of 20 can participate in the KNYO as long as they meet the following requirements;

Essential Requirements
1. Anyone aged 20 and under as at December 2014.
2. Citizens or resident in Kenya and planning to remain in Kenya for a minimum of two years from January 2015.
3. Committed to the purpose of forming a national group representing Kenyan youth, and wholly sympathetic with its aims and challenges.
4. Have previous experience in music performance
5. Able to commit adequate time for attendance at KNYO courses and to regular music practice
6. Provide a reference from their music teacher.

Additional Requirements
1. Able to play chosen instrument* at a high technical level
2. Able to read music at a high level
3. Have music theory knowledge
4. Own or have regular access to their chosen instrument*
5. *Chosen instrument can be any of the following:

Flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, horn, trumpet, cornet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, orchestral percussion, violin, viola, cello or double bass

August 14, 2014 at 4:06 pm Leave a comment

Submission: All Africa Music Award –AFRIMA, Until Jul. 5 2014

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Are You a Gifted African Artist?

Calling on Artists, Songwriters, Video Directors, Music Producers, Music Journalists and Unrecorded Artists to Submit Entries

To celebrate the rich Musical heritage of Africa and her talented Artists for the economic growth of the Continent, the International Committee of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), has opened the Submission of Entries for musical works across Africa for the 2014 edition.

Entries are currently open up to 5th July 2014 and Music Industry Professionals of African origin, living either on the Continent or Abroad, are Eligible to enter for the Awards. Works to be submitted must be Released during the Year under review –31st May 2013 to 4th July 2014.

Detailed information about Eligibility and the Format of Submission is available on the AFRIMA website.

June 7, 2014 at 2:42 pm 1 comment

Opportunity/Call for Artists: Art Against Poverty, by Apr. 8 2014

Art Against Poverty A3
CEFA Kenya and Cultural Video Foundation are looking for artists interested in starting a 2 year journey that involves training, enhancing their visibility skills and marketing their art.

The Categories are;

1. Visual Arts
2. Music
3. Dance
4. Performing Arts
5. Literary Art
6. Art Therapy
7. Art Teaching

Call for Artists
Deadline for filling an application: April 8, 2014

How to Apply
Send 3 samples of your work, CV & motivational letter

Application Drop off Points
1. Physical Drop off Points: Italian Institute of Culture – Westlands, Goethe Institut Nairobi, Alliance Francaise
2. Soft Copy:

Terms & Conditions: To apply you should be 18-35 years old and based in Nairobi

Download the poster here CALL FOR ARTISTS

March 27, 2014 at 2:29 pm 1 comment

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