The 2014 Japanese Cultural Festival: Celebrating 40 Years of JICC in Kenya, Nov. 1 2014 @ Japan Information & Culture Centre (Embassy of Japan)

Japan in Kenya
The Japan Information & Culture Centre would like to invite you for the 2014 Japanese Cultural Festival which will be held on Saturday, 1st November 2014.
The details of the Festival are as follows:

Date: Saturday, 1st November 2014
Gates Open: 9:30am
Time: 10:00am – 3:30pm
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre (Embassy of Japan)

The main event of this year’s Cultural Festival is Nodojiman. Nodojiman is a Japanese Singing Competition.

Other activities will include a Japanese food demonstration, Japanese food tasting, martial arts demonstration and much more.

Kindly note that seating will be available on a first come first served basis.

Due to security reasons, we would like to request you to kindly register beforehand. To register, please send an email with your name, contact details and ID Number to or call 020-2898-510 / 020-2898-511 / 020-2898-512. Deadline for registration is Friday, 31st October 2014 at 4:00pm.

October 29, 2014 at 11:56 am 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

Afrolectic Groove Therapy: Muthurukishion, Nov. 1 2014 @ Quins Bar – Kenya Harlequins/rfuea grounds

Afrocentric Party
Afrolectic Groove Therapy is back!

They also have a new venue – The Quins Bar – an open space with ample parking inside the Kenya harlequins/rfuea grounds.

Saturday November 1st, 2014 from 6pm, the soulful #Sundowner69 set will be delivered by one DJ Knord of the #DeepHollows fame, catch his 30th podcast

Dj Knord's Deep Hollows Ep 30 (2014) ( Deep Soulful Afro & Tribal House) by Dj Knord on Mixcloud

Thereafter muthurukishion’s creative director, Tendwa will take you on that #Afrolectic journey grooving with Nairobi’s steady percussive ensemble, The Abakisimba Troupe.

Our guest Dj list will include Mathew Miller Kambarage from Arusha, Sean Ross of Fambula who will be going back to back on VINYL with Ike Ruin from Maputo, Mozambique.

Bring your dancing shoes, and a friend. The African Dance Parade is back!

Venue: Kenya harlequins/rfuea grounds, Ngong’ road
Date: November 1, 2014
Time: 6 pm

October 29, 2014 at 11:42 am Leave a comment

Kids Party! Halloween Kids Party, Nov. 1 2014 @ Carnivore

Halloween-Poster-web (3)
Saturday 1st November HALLOWEEN KIDS PARTY at the Carnivore Simba Saloon Playground from 12 noon to 6pm

October 29, 2014 at 11:33 am Leave a comment

12th Edition of Live At The Elephant feat. Muthoni DQ & Kato Change, Oct. 31 2014 @ the Elephant

Live at the Elephant featuring the lovely Muthoni DQ and the talented Kato Change.

Date: Friday 31 October 2014
Venue: the Elephant, formerly Kifaru – Number 3 Kanjata Road
Time: 8 pm
Entry: KES 1200 at the Gate – KES 800 advance

For inquiries contact – 0721946710

October 29, 2014 at 11:01 am Leave a comment

48 Hours Film Project: Meet & Great Workshop, Nov. 1 2014 @ Michael Joseph Centre

48HFP_Meet & Greet
We’re almost 4weeks away from the best weekend of the year. Where you can make a short film in just one weekend – Dream to Screen. In only 48 hours ™.

Join us this Saturday – the 1st of November 2014 as we look at what’s new in this year’s competition and talk all things film.

From 10:30am at the Michael Joseph Center we share what’s new in this year’s competition and how we’re helping you make better films.

Join the Discussion:
• Look, Feel, Style & Structure: An engaging discussion on ‘The Language of Short Film’ hosted by myself and Jim Chuchu – Creative Director at The Nest.
• Social Media & Film: Hosted by Mark Kaigwa, Founder of Nendo Ventures. (How we as filmmakers can benefit from this growing phenomenon)

We’ll answer all your 48HFP questions, reveal this year’s list of Genres and share a couple of our favorite short films from 2014.

Do you have your team yet? Are your registered? You’ve still got time.

Registration is still open.
To register got to our homepage and click on the ‘Register For Nairobi Now’ link. Registration is KSh 8,000 per team!

48HFP Nairobi – Meet & Greet
Date: 1st November 2014
Time: 10:30am
Venue: The Michael Joseph Center – Safaricom House, Waiyaki Way, Westlands
Check out what Nairobi’s previous 48ers had to share about last year’s experience:

October 29, 2014 at 10:51 am Leave a comment

Discussion: Digital Publishing Experiences w/ Vered Ehsani & Alexander Nderitu, Oct. 29 2014 @ Italian Institut of Culture – Westlands

Digital Publishing
Date: October 29, 2014
Venue: Italian Institut of Culture, Grenadier Towers -6th Floor, Westlands
Time: 7 pm
Entry: Free

October 29, 2014 at 10:49 am Leave a comment

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