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Science Café/Book Launch: Kenyan and Ethiopian Athletics, May 10 2018 @ Alliance Française Nairobi

Date: May 10, 2018
Venue: Alliance Française Nairobi
Time: 6 pm
Entry: Free

Launch of the book ‘Kenyan and Ethiopian Athletics – towards an alternative scientific approach’ by Benôit Gaudin and Bezabih Wolde.

Will the ‘secret’ of East African runners be revealed? Despite decades of research, no study has provided any sort of evidence that portrays biological otherness among populations in Kenya and Ethiopia which produces the best athletes in middle and long distance runners.


May 3, 2018 at 11:57 am Leave a comment

Screening: On Palestine – Short Experimental Films, ‘Sci-Fi trilogy’, by Larissa Sansour, May 7 2018 @ Alliance Française Nairobi

ON PALESTINE IN NAIROBI presented by the British Institute of Eastern Africa

Date: May 7, 2018
Venue: Alliance Française Nairobi
Time: 6 pm
Entry: Free

Short experimental films, ‘Sci-Fi trilogy’, by Larissa Sansour, Palestinian multimedia artist, and ‘Home Movies Gaza’ by Basma Alsharif. Under the common themes of loss, belonging, heritage and national identity, the films explore different aspects of the political turmoil in the Middle East.

The screening coincides with a photographic exhibition ‘On Palestine’ by Dr. Annie Pfingst at the British Institute in Eastern Africa.

May 3, 2018 at 11:55 am Leave a comment

Exhibition: Another Chapter by Moses Nyawanda, Until Apr. 29 2018 @ Alliance Française

Dates: Until April 29, 2018
Venue: Alliance Française

April 19, 2018 at 10:10 am Leave a comment

Concert: with Siti and the Band (from Zanzibar), Mar. 8 2018 @ Alliance Française Gardens

Siti and the Band | via A/F Nairobi

Date: Thursday, March 8 2018
Venue: Alliance Française Gardens
Time: 7 pm
Free Entry

On the occasion of the 2018 International Women’s Day. Zanzibari music group ‘Siti & the Band’ led by vocalist and oud player, Siti Amina Omar. Amina overcame family and societal pressures to study taarab music at the Dhow Countries Music Academy. Together with her cousin Rahma Ameir (violinist) and Gora Mohammed (qanun player), she founded ‘Siti & the Band’, following in the footsteps of legendary female musicians from Zanzibar: Siti Bint Saad and Bi Kidude.

The trio’s music is a swinging mix of traditional zanzibari rhythms with contemporary musical styles.

March 1, 2018 at 10:37 am Leave a comment

Piano Recital: by World Class Pianist – Simon Ghraichy, Feb. 16 2018 @ Alliance Française

Date: February 16, 2018
Venue: the Alliance Française Nairobi
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: KES 2000/-

From performances at some of the world’s iconic classical music venues: Carnegie Hall (New York), Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and Royal Opera House Versailles (Paris), Berliner Philharmonic (Germany) to the Alliance Française Nairobi.

Don’t miss this unique piano recital by an incredibly talented French pianist of Lebanese and Mexican origins. Perfectly at ease performing Liszt, Schumann, De Falla, Lecuona or Debussy, Simon eloquently introduces Afro-Cuban Latin influences to the classical repertoire with brilliant flair and charisma that is defined by his multicultural heritage.

February 15, 2018 at 12:15 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: The Vanishing Textiles of Africa, Oct. 9-29 2017 @ Alliance Française Nairobi

Dates: October 9 – 29 2017
Venue: Alliance Française Nairobi

October 9, 2017 at 10:53 am Leave a comment

Exhibitions: Not a Big Spoon & Raising Voices, Aug. 24 – Sept. 10 2017 @ Alliance Française

Exhibition Opening: ‘Not a big spoon’ paintings by Stanley Cheche and Leevans Linyerera and ‘Raising Voices’ photographs by Mathare Youth on;

Date and time: Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 6.30 pm.
Venue: Alliance Française

On Until: September 10, 2017

August 15, 2017 at 9:44 am Leave a comment

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