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5th Edition of Kwani? Litfest: Beyond the Map of English, Dec. 1-6 2015 in Nairobi

Kwani Literature Festival
The fifth edition of Kwani? Litfest, a biennial gathering of writers, artists and thinkers from across Africa, takes place from 1st-6th December 2015.

This year’s literary festival, Beyond the Map of English: Writers in conversation on Language hosts readings, performances and discussions that explore issues of language and how this relates to African experiences and writing on the continent.

Confirmed participants include Nuruddin Farah, Taiye Selasi, Boris Boubacar Diop, Yvonne Adhiambo Owour, Wu Ming, Prof. Aldin Mutembei,FOKN Bois and Siphiwo Mahala.

November 22, 2015 at 3:38 pm 2 comments

Out of Town: 15th Lamu Cultural Festival, Nov. 26-29 2015 @ Lamu County

Lamu Cultural Festival
Dates: November 26 – 29 2015
Venue: Lamu County

Download the Lamu Cultural Week Programme (pdf)

November 22, 2015 at 3:26 pm Leave a comment

End of Year Dance Challenge 2015, Rumba, Songa & Zumba, Nov. 27 2015 @ Michael Joseph Centre – Safaricom Hq

End of Year Dance Challenge
Date: November 27, 2015
Venue: Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom Hq
Time: 6.30 – 9.30 pm
Tickets: KES 1,000

November 22, 2015 at 3:15 pm Leave a comment

PechaKucha Nairobi, Nov. 18 2015 @ Foundry Africa, Nellon Place, Rhapta Road

Pechakucha Night
Date: November 18, 2015
Venue: Foundry Africa, Nellon Place, Rhapta Road, Westlands
Time: Doors open at 6 pm

The presenters we shall have for this edition of PechaKucha are;
Photography-Jua Kali Project
Interior design organization-Craft Africa
Architecture-Aoad-Atleliers Olango Archicture and Design by Dick Olango
Visual Arts-Amina Abdala
Graphic Design-Ark Studios

PechaKucha drags you into a live situation with atmosphere, energy and real human interaction. The speakers will inspire you as they share their passions, their creativity and their achievements.

The event is being presented in cooperation with our special partners behind the Nairobi Design Week and the Foundry Africa.

November 16, 2015 at 1:34 pm Leave a comment

Afro Fusion Dance Workshop with Marion Munga – Body Movement, Nov. 21 2015 @ Salonika Villas

Doin the Goddess Dance | via MarionMunga

Doin the Goddess Dance | via MarionMunga

Get ready to move that body!!! Experience choreography expressed through rhythmic movements. Ever wanted to tell a story without words? Let your body speak…

Date: November 21, 2015
Venue: Salonika Villas
Beginners Session ~ 2:00 – 3:20 pm

Intermediate Session ~ 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Early bird registration is Ksh 1000 paid in advance by the 17th of November or Ksh 1500 at the door

To Make reservations, call Marion Munga on 0723325680 or Suzy on 0722656598 for more information, email

November 12, 2015 at 4:48 pm Leave a comment

Somali Heritage Week, Nov. 18-21 2015 @ the National Museum of Kenya

Somali-Week Nairobi
Dates: Date: 18 to 21 November, 2015
Venue: National Museum of Kenya
Time: from 9 am
Entrance: Free for all audiences

Experience an exciting and informative program of talk, music, dance, art, storytelling and much more as we celebrate the contributions of the Somali people to the beauty and cultural richness of Kenya.

Featuring some of the best known thinkers, writers, performers and live entertainment stages, the Somali Heritage Week will showcase the best of Somali culture from Kenya and the region on the theme “Identity: What does it mean to be Somali in Kenya?” The goal of this event is to create a place where Somali people and lovers of culture can come together to celebrate the community, to engage with the challenges facing the community, to sustain traditions and to provide a learning opportunity for those outside the culture.

The central site for the Heritage Week is the National Museum of Kenya, Museum Hill in Nairobi, Kenya, although a parallel youth programme will happen in at Awjaama Omar in Eastleigh and at PAWA 254 in Milimani.


November 12, 2015 at 1:22 pm Leave a comment

Nairobi Fashion Week – 2016 Summer Collection, Nov. 26-28 2015 @ Garden City Mall

NFW Poster II
Date: November 26, 2015
Venue: Garden City Mall
Time: 7-10.30 pm
Tickets: Regular KES 1500, VIP 4000

Nairobi Fashion Week runs November 28. For a complete designer schedule and tickets, visit

November 12, 2015 at 10:08 am Leave a comment

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