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Sundowners start @ 6:00PM with relaxing music curated by Monroe Marcus and the movie starts @ 8:00PM.
Happy hour from 6:00PM to 8:00PM with buy 1 get 1 free cocktails!
Download the Lamu Food Festival Programme 2016 (pdf)
Date: April 10, 2016
Venue: Ngong Racecourse
From the team that has brought you 58 editions of Blankets & Wine we now present The Aloe Blacc Show with American soul sensation, Aloe Blacc. The California-based, Panamanian artist with mega-hits such as “I Need a Dollar”, “The Man” and “Wake Me Up” will perform live in Nairobi on Sunday, April 10th at Ngong Racecourse.
The musical lineup shall also include African Super-Nerdy Electronic Music/Art Collective, Just A Band, soulful newcomer Mayonde plus Blankets & Wine Founder and talented femcee, Muthoni the Drummer Queen.
This April 10th show is the beginning of a high-quality quarterly showcase through Blankets & Wine’s new operating entity, Good Times Africa.The Aloe Blacc Show shall offer a smorgasbord of creative genres including music, art, design and fashion curated around core “Urban African Lifestyle” experiences.
“We have opened the space for live music from the region and in the process; we have been deeply rewarded with the joy that has come from simultaneously solving a problem for artists and effectively serving the music industry and its consumers. Our vision now is to go global, to be able to bring the most prolific international artists from around the world to Nairobi and put Nairobi on the global map as the IT place to be.” – Muthoni Ndonga, Blankets & Wine CEO + Founder
The Aloe Blacc Show shall also feature top-end restaurants in a diverse and delectable food fair. The fashion pop-ups will provide a dynamic shopping experience. And, as we’re committed to showcasing art in the most diverse ways possible, expect interactive installations in our curated art space featuring exciting new voices in the visual arts.
On Saturday, February 27th, FAFA partners with The Kilimani Project Foundation, Organic Farmers Market, Lornah Kiplagat and Nairobi City County to bring a carnival affair like no other to the streets of Kilimani and its environs. The event is set to kick off with the legendary LornahSports organising a morning #Kili5km run to encourage a healthy lifestyle and to explore the neighborhood. All participating runners will be provided with a running kit.
This will be followed by market shopping and entertainment which will include showcases of different and outstanding design products from Kenya’s finest coupled with great food, music, art and fashion. The event is meant to encourage people to try something new and promises to be a fun filled day for everyone. Expect a variety of performances from young artists and DJs throughout, the only challenge will be how to leave when you are having so much fun!
Date: February 27, 2016
Time: from 8 am
Kilirun, 5 km run, tickets are: Rates are ages 7-12 kES 100; 13-17 & students KES 200; Adults 500; Corporate teams of 5 (any gender) 5,000 KES
Parking: St. Georges Primary School
Kilimani is located in the southern part of Westlands constituency. It is also an electoral ward of Nairobi County in Dagoretti North Constituency. Kilimani is located west of central Nairobi and adjacent Upper Hill estate and stretches all the way bordering South of Lavington and from Kileleshwa in the East to Ngong road.
The area has evolved from a low dense residential only area with the inclusion of commercial spaces. Many workers, employees and school going children come from the adjoining neighborhoods.
At the centre of Savannah Valley With a population of 43,000, it is a bustling neighborhood filled with creative energy hosting all Kenyan communities as well as Nigerians, Ghanaians, Sudanese, South Sudanese, Somalis, Ethiopians, other African nationalities, Chinese, Japanese, Europeans, Americans – name the nationality an you will find someone in Kilimani.
This diversity is its strength and its what makes this a unique community, which is hungry for innovation.
Further Event Details
Kili5km Run is set to start the day at 8.00am legendary LornahSports is organising a #Kili5km run to encourage a healthy lifestyle and to explore the neighborhood.
To register and participate. The following charges are incurred depending on entry category.
Rates are ages 7-12 kES 100; 13-17 & students KES 200; Adults 500; Corporate teams of 5 (any gender) 5,000 KES total.
Payment should be made to Kilimani Project Foundation via Mpesa. Choose Bill: 170412, Account Name: write name of runner. Once you have paid, kindly send your Mpesa confirmation number to firstname.lastname@example.org. They will send you back a registration form.
Running kit will be collected the day before (Friday, 26th Febraury). Incase a participant hasn’t collected his/her kit before the day of the event. He/She will receive their kit(s) between 7:00 -8:00 am on Saturday (event day).
All runners will assemble 8:00am at the junction of Denis Pritt and Rose Ave. The Run will culminate with a Prize giving ceremony at 10:00 am.
Market Shopping & Entertainment
This will be followed by market shopping & entertainment from 12 noon til 6:00pm, which includes the Organic Farmers Market as well as outstanding design products from Kenya’s finest, with prices fit for everyone’s pocket. Shopping experience will be coupled with a mix of food from around the globe as well as Kenya. Our community is diverse, so we would like to encourage people to try something new.
A variety of young artists and DJs will keep everyone entertained throughout, so the challenge will be how to leave when you are having so much fun!
Best of Belgium with Chef Olivier Bruckner & Chocolatier Laurent Gerbaud, Feb. 17-20 2016 @ Nairobi Serena
Belgium Dinner with Chef Olivier Bruckner
Dates: February 17-20, 2016
Venue: the Mandhari Restaurant, Nairobi Serena Hotel
Time: daily from 7pm
To book your table, contact: email@example.com and/or 020 282 24 57.
Chocolate Workshop with Chocolatier Laurent Gerbaud
Dates: February 19-20, 2016
Venue: Nairobi Serena Hotel
Contacts: firstname.lastname@example.org and/or 020 282 24 57
The Belgian Embassy in Nairobi is proud to present to Nairobi, in the week of February 17 to 21, the talented Belgian chef Olivier Bruckner, renowned Belgian chocolatier Laurent Gerbaud and the famous Belgian Jazz band Jef Neve Trio.
Dates: February 17-21, 2016
Venue: Various Locations in Nairobi
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