Posts tagged ‘Mexico in Kenya’

Concert by Mexican Guitar Player: Paco Renteria in Concert, Sept. 10 2014 @ National Museum

One Concert Around the World
Date: September 10, 2014
Venue: Louis Leakey Auditorium, Nairobi National Museum
Time: 6:30 pm
No Cover Charge

Paco Renteria is one of Mexico’s famous guitarists.
This will be his first visit to Africa

September 1, 2014 at 3:00 pm Leave a comment

Mexican Festival: Day of the Dead//Death is Allowed, Nov. 12 2013 @ Alliance Française

Day of the Dead
The Embassy of Mexico in Kenya requests the pleasure of your company on the celebration of our famous Cultural festival. The Day of the Dead and to a display of art from the famous Mexican José Guadalupe Posada at Alliance Française on 12th November 2013 at 6:30 pm

November 6, 2013 at 4:43 pm Leave a comment

Party: Latin & Favourite Music with DJ Elias, Every Friday @ Zapata Mexican Restaurant

Zipata Events
Date: Every Friday
Venue: Zapata Mexican Restaurant
Time: From 6 pm
Entry: Free

Sound: Latin & Favourite Music with DJ Elias

September 25, 2013 at 2:03 pm 1 comment

Performance by Musical Group from Oaxaca, Mexico: El Rincón de la Marimba, Sept. 17 2013 @ National Museum

Date: September 17, 2013
Venue: Anfitheatre, National Museum of Kenya
Time: 10 am
Entry: Confirmations at nyambura@embamex.co.ke

Performance of the children musical Group “El Rincón de la Marimba”, from Oaxaca, Mexico

The musical project “El Rincón de la Marimba”, from the Mexican state of Oaxaca, is making an international tour in Africa, and now its Kenya’s turn to hear them perform. The musical project “El Rincón de la Marimba”, was created to strengthen the appreciation of children towards the marimba. This programme has promoted the creation of 16 child and juvenile marimba groups with the participation of almost 100 children from different communities of the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. The Project is aimed at rescuing the marimba music of the regions of the Isthmus, Papaloapanand Sierra Juárez, in Oaxaca, where the instrument was in danger of disappearing.

The Mexican Council for Arts and Culture (CONACULTA) and Harp Helu Foundation has provided support for the continuous training of 42 children in performing the Mexican musical instrument “marimba”, under the guidance of professorSotero Ruiz. This programme is aimed at promoting the tradition of this music with the support of the families, community and the government.

This Project was awarded the Coming Up Taller 2008 Award, from the USA. In 2009, it participated in the Bogota Book Fair; in 2010, it performed in the World Expo in Shanghai, China, at the Kennedy Centre in Washington, D.C. and in the commemoration festivities of the Mexican Revolution.

In this regard, the Embassy of Mexico and the Nairobi National Museum have the pleasure to invite you to listen to this majestic performance of Mexican children between 12 and 15 years old, on Tuesday 17th September at 10am at the Amphitheatre of the said museum.

Please confirm your attendance to the following email nyambura@embamex.co.ke

September 16, 2013 at 12:16 pm Leave a comment

Screening: My Kenyan Story by Ingrid Berlanga, Aug. 17 2013 @ Phoenix Players Theatre

invitation ingrid
Ingrid Berlanga* and Immortal Media have the pleasure to invite you to the presentation of the documentary film My Kenyan Story, which is a production made about Kenya from the eyes of a Mexican.

Date: August 17, 2013
Venue: Phoenix Players Theatre, Professional Centre
Time: 1 pm
Phone: 020 2212661

* Ingrid Berlanga is the Mexican political, commercial and cultural attaché to Kenya

August 14, 2013 at 12:03 pm Leave a comment

The 1st Mexican Recipe Competition, by Jun. 15 2013 @ the Zapata Mexican Restaurant

The Embassy of Mexico and the Zapata Mexican Restaurant present the first Mexican Recipe Competition in Kenya.

Categories [Mexican dish of your choices in any of the following]
• Drink/cocktail
• Appetizer/starter/soup
• Main dish/vegetarian
• Dessert

Register by June 15, 2013 by emailing your name and contact details to Ingrid at Ingrid.berlanga@embamex.co.ke

For
Date: by July 25, 2013
Venue: Zapata Mexican Restaurant
Time: 7 pm

Download Zapata Food Competition poster [pdf]

May 27, 2013 at 11:07 am 1 comment


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