Date: May 30, 2015
Venue: The Elephant. No 3. Kanjata Road off James Gichuru, next to Msongari School
Time: 7pm – 11pm
Tickets: Advance Tickets Kshs 1,000. Gate Tickets Kshs 1,500
Tel. Contact: 0701 047 288
SARABI, the electric, engaging, emotional and hard hitting Kenyan band have been invited, in collaboration with Culture Connect, to perform at Roskilde Festival 2015 in Denmark (http://www.roskilde-festival.dk/ ).
Roskilde Festival is the largest music festival in Northern Europe and this year will be held on July 1-4, 2015, where SARABI will be playing alongside some of the world’s leading musicians, in a festival which will see 166 artists from 32 different countries perform. SARABI’S European tour will also include Africa Oyé Festival in Liverpool, UK (http://africaoye.com/)
SARABI will be in concert at The Elephant, in Lavington Nairobi, on Saturday, May 30th, 2015 from 7pm – 11pm to celebrate their tour.
You can also participate in SARABI’s tour by sponsoring their trip directly to their Paybill, Business number 988652, Account number ‘SARABI’ (in caps). Mpesa Transaction charges apply.
Your M-Pesa transaction confirmation message will read as follows:
‘CONFIRMATION NUMBER’ Confirmed. Kshs ‘AMOUNT’ sent to CULTURE CONNECT (NGO) for account SARABI on ‘DATE’ at ‘TIME’….
2015 marks the 24th anniversary of the Festival. The identity of European cinema has been evolving with local, national and global influences shaping the aesthetics.
The Festival presents 22 critically acclaimed European films from 15 European countries and 2 ACP countries showing a multi-cultural 21st century Europe with enriching, educating and entertaining content.
Opening and Private View: Sunday, 31 May 2015, 11am to 5pm
Venue: One Off Contemporary Art Gallery
The exhibition runs until 24 June 2015.
Time: Open every day from 11am to 5pm, except Mondays and Public Holidays.
Anthony Okello’s exhibitions are always eagerly awaited and this one is no exception. It comprises new oil paintings along with a series he has been working on with his brother, Peter Walala. Anthony paints his mythological figures in oil paint on a background of Peter’s patchwork of clothes labels which have been painstakingly sewn together.
First seen at the Manjano Festival, one of these works won first prize.
Find out more about Anthony Okello and the Exhibition here.
Exhibition: Art from Jinja Uganda by Mazemu Wilber, May 22 – Jun. 30 2015 @ Creativity Gallery – National Museum
Dates: May 22 – June 30, 2015
Venue: Creativity Gallery, National Museum
Time: 8.30 am – 5.30 pm (Daily)
Normal museum rates apply
For authentic Swahili/taarab beats from Mr. Bado
On Wednesday, May 27th at 18.00 VIRUNGA (2014 – 88 min) Director: Orlando von Einsiedel
In Virunga National Park, one of the most bio-diverse places on Earth and home to the planet’s last remaining mountain gorillas, small and embattled team risk everything to protect the park from the dark forces fighting to control Congo’s rich natural resources.
Nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 2015 Oscar and BAFTA’s.
Join us at the Mageuzi Theatre for this great film about conservation of wildlife. Thereafter, we shall have a panel discussion with invited guests who have a stake in the field and you will also have your voice heard because as a patriotic citizen you would want to conserve the last of white rhinos, wouldn’t you?
There will be an open bar and a chance for you to network and have fun.
The entry is Free.