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On July 26th 2014, come be part of an enthralling music, poetry, and art extravaganza at the Hilton Nairobi’s Amboseli ballroom.
The event dubbed “TOMORROW IS ME” is brought to you courtesy of, the B.O.G.O.F. events in collaboration with the Hilton Nairobi.
The event will run from 3 pm to 7 pm. Charges for the event will be KES. 1,000 at the door, KES. 500 for students (with proof of ID) and KES. 800 for advance tickets’ available on JamboPay.
The host at “TOMORROW IS ME” will be the vivacious radio personality Cindy Ogana.
She will guide you through a line-up that includes the musical talents of the sensual Lele Ngoma, the soulful music of Jarel the artist and the sensational entertaining songs of The Opening Act.
The event will feature performance poets too. Michael Onsando will give a reading form his anthology “Something Quite Unlike Myself”. Tear Drops, one of Nairobi top poets who performs in Sheng, will enthral the audience with his heartfelt and thought provoking recitals and the genteel Veon Ngugi will provoke your thoughts with her prowess and mastery of spoken word.
The visual arts will be deftly represented by Denet, Nduta, Mel Ogana and Siege. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, join us at “TOMORROW IS ME” and witness pictures that bring to mind endless prose and poetry.
This promises to be a treat for the lovers of art and culture, with sensual delights for the eyes and ears. If you are looking for entertainment that will scratch beneath the surface, to pull your heart’s strings and tingle your mind’s core, The B.O.G.O.F. at the Hilton is an event you should plan to attend.
“TOMORROW IS ME” is a call to each of us to recognize that our future is in our own hands. If we want change we should go out and do it ourselves.
Proceeds to benefit the rural vision children’s rehabilitation home in Soweto Slums in Nairobi Embakasi Division
Participate in this dynamic, one of a kind race this Madaraka day eve! Scale up 300 fleet of stairs and discover the iconic Hilton Nairobi tower like you never have before!! Whats more..its all for a great cause to help the Rural Vision children’s home located in the Soweto slum area.
Contact Info: +254 (20) 2790160 John.firstname.lastname@example.org
The race which originated from the Hilton Park Lane in London (UK) will be run on the same day with our Hilton partner properties in the UK and the UAE – the Hilton Park Lane and the Hilton Jumeirah respectively.
Theme: Celebrating breast cancer survivors through fashion. The ‘Nairobi Haute Couture’ is a fashion show event that intends to showcase a collection of the latest innovative and out-of-the- box creations by local designers to a bespoke public. The event will also act as a platform for addressing some of the challenges and plight affecting the local fashion industry.
We aim not only to showcase designers collections but also create an atmosphere that would allow designers and people to interact freely while they hunt for great bargains in the exhibitors section. The event will also entail a red carpet session where 16 photographers will be taking photos, publicists, journalists, sponsors and the audience would have an opportunity to interact and express their views on Breast cancer, fashion and the show.
On the 4th August, the B.O.G.O.F. (Being Only Great of Finesse) arts extravaganza returns, to the Hilton Nairobi. The event dubbed Still Cape Able will take place between 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Entry charges for the event will be Kshs. 300.
The B.O.G.O.F. will feature a wide array of performers from poets, artists, singers’, rappers, sketch artists and photographers.
The poets scheduled to perform are; Abu Sense, Number Eight, Samo and The Almighty. Cynthia Waliaula, Marie, Charlie Ouda and Lele Band with grace the stage with their musical prowess. Sammy Luvonga, a first time performer, will feature in the nouveau artist segment.
Also featured will be DreamteamVille, an upcoming rap group who will launch a new single. Sketch artistes Siege, Rama, Denet, Melpractie and Nduta will add flair to the event with their visual art. The photographers Rowena and Magic Lens will take pictures for the event which will be displayed on the website www.thebogof.com and on the Facebook page.
About the B.O.G.O.F
There are dozens of events in Nairobi City, amid all the humdrum here is an event with a purpose. The B.O.G.O.F. ™ (Being Only Great of Finesse) is an event that occurs almost every two months and is hosted at the Hilton Hotel Nairobi.
The B.O.G.O.F seeks to revolutionize self using a blend of Music and art. It was founded by Le Cleric in December 2010 and the first event was on the 14th of that month.
Since then there have been seven B.O.G.O.F events with the next been the eight. The overall objective is to create a platform where artists and fans can interact through socially positive content that will empower individuals to be the change they want to see in society. Join us on August 4th 2012 and bare witness to creativity.
The next B.O.G.O.F. ™ (Being Only Great of Finesse) event themed ‘TELL A VISION’ is scheduled for May 5th 2012 at the Hilton Hotel, Nairobi from 3pm to 7pm. The Charges for the B.O.G.O.F. event will be 300 Kenya Shillings.
Entertainment will be by a host of talented poets, rappers, live bands, sketch artistes and photographers. Anto Neosoul will emcee for the event
The acts scheduled to perform are; Macharia Maina, Mdeizi, Ka-Hawa and Mbulaa, for the live band segment. Female rapper Xtatic will represent the hip hop element at the event.
The poets to grace the event include: Raya Wambui, and Asali.
Also in attendance will be Sketch artistes, Siege, Nduta, Denet, Melpractise and Ramsey, and photographers, Buyu and Rowena.
The upcoming B.O.G.O.F.( Being Only Great Of Finesse) event, themed LEAP THIS YEAR, is scheduled for the 25th February 2012. at the Hilton Hotel, from 3pm to 7pm. Tickets are 300/= Kenya Shillings.
You will be entertained by a host of talented artistes – poets, rappers, live bands, sketch artistes and photographers.
The act scheduled to perform are; Annette and Wairimu Ng’aru backed by a live music band. Pepe Haze,
Muki Garang, Point Blank, Xtatic, the Duchess and DreamTeam will also grace the event with their musical prowess.
The poets at the event include Koa, Sitawa, RixPoet, Nzilani, Michael Onsando, Joe and Samo amongst others.
Also in attendance will be Sketch artistes that will sweep you off your feet with life like drawings and you will get to sample the work of some of Nairobi’s more talented photographers.
For more information about the BOGOF:
Performances include: Elani, Ngwatilo, Sitawa, Wamathai, Monaja, Checkmate, among many other talented individuals
theBOGOF, BEING ONLY GREAT OF FINESSE™
“Revolutionizing SELF using a blend of art and music”
Call: Jaq on 0752305955
The Spanish Speaking Association (website in Spanish: www.ssakenya.org) requests the pleasure of your company at the renown “Annual Charity Gala Latina” which will take place on 14th May at the Hilton Hotel, Nairobi. The ticket price is KSHS 4,500 (Cash Bar) and it includes welcome cocktail, buffet dinner and a glass of wine, Latin Dance exhibition and grand prize raffle. Among the prizes we have flights to Europe and nights at hotels. Extra raffle tickets for many fabulous prizes will be sold throughout the evening. All proceeds go to charity.
Dress code: Formal
For more information or ticket purchases please call 0714925702 or 0736551818.
Please note tickets won’t be sold at the door.
Founded in Nairobi (1994), the Spanish Speaking Association (SSA) encompasses all members of Spanish speaking countries who are resident
in Kenya, and, who voluntarily offer their services to assist in projects of local development and in the promotion of the Hispanic
culture in this country.
It is financed by the yearly fees of the members, as well as the profits obtained through the various fundraising events during the
year, and, the generous donations granted by public companies and private people.
The SSA has granted eleven scholarships to students of secondary education, and, additionally collaborates in Orione Community Training
Center (Thika), for challenged children with special needs, Community Missionary San Pablo Apostle of Spain (Turkana-Kaikor) providing
support of various Centers of Nutrition, Health and Education for children from 2 to 7 years of age, Sisters Marianitas of Equator
(Turkana-Kaikor) dedicated to the promotion of woman, care of the elder and agricultural development, Kariobangi, professional promotion
of woman in Kenya.